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Matthew E. Pontell MD

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Congenital Abnormalities Presenting in the Newborn Period
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial and Jaw Reconstruction
  • Neonatology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Pediatric Ear Deformities
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery



  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - St. George's University, 2014
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2022
  • Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2023

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2020

Patient Comments

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February 27, 2024
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Great at explaining step by step plans.
February 20, 2024
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February 15, 2024
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Dr Pontell was very pleasant, adept, and friendly. He excised a cyst from my forehead and the scar will fall right in line with my other wrinkles! :-) Gracias!
February 7, 2024
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