Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Park Ridge Health welcomes Dr. Pierre DeMatos to surgery specialist practice

Park Ridge Health is excited to welcome board-certified Surgeon, Pierre DeMatos, MD, FACS to Park Ridge Health Surgery Specialists.
Dr. DeMatos has been caring for people across Western North Carolina since 2001.
He has extensive training in a variety of general surgery techniques and care.

Dr. DeMatos earned his Bachelor Degree in Biology and his Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. DeMatos is active in many professional societies and committees including the Society of Surgical Oncology and Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

When asked why he became a physician, Dr. DeMatos gives credit to his father, who is also a physician.  “I saw the impact he had on his patients; and I wanted to be able to make the same impact on people, a positive impact on their health,” said Dr. DeMatos.
“I am very dedicated to giving each patient the highest quality care. But, I believe it goes beyond using my knowledge and skills as a surgeon. I make it a priority to build relationships with my patients. Getting to know them beyond their health issues eases their concern and improves their outcomes.”

“Dr. DeMatos’ compassionate and relational interactions with patients, and his appreciation of a faith-based approach to care, aligns with the Park Ridge Health mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ beautifully,” said Christy Sneller, Park Ridge Health Vice President of Physician Enterprise. “We are excited to have him join our team to offer his vast experience in surgical care to the people choosing Park Ridge Health for their care.”   

Dr. DeMatos is married and has three sons. He and his family like to travel and enjoy spending time in the outdoors. He also enjoys cheering on his sons, who play a variety of sports.

Dr. DeMatos is fluent in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. He is also proficient in Russian.

Dr. DeMatos will be seeing patients at Park Ridge Health Surgery Specialists, located at 80 Doctors Drive, Suite 1, Hendersonville. To learn more about Dr. DeMatos visit parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433) to schedule an appointment.

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