Dr. Emil Matei D.O.

Dr. Emil Matei
Areas of Care:
  • General Surgery


  • Medical School - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Medical School - Carol Davila University of Medicine
  • Internship - Botsford General Hospital
  • Residency - New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
  • Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida

Board Certifications

  • Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • SAGES, Member
  • ASMBS, Member


  • General Surgery

Professional Statement
Emil Matei, M.D., D.O., FACS is a board-certified general surgeon with fellowship training in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. Dr. Matei received his M.D. degree from Carol Davila University in Romania and his D.O. degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency in France at Hospitals of the University of Picardy and in the US at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. In addition, he completed a fellowship in Bariatrics and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Florida.

Dr. Matei is the Chief, Department of Surgery, Memorial Regional Hospital.

Dr. Matei is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, has published several articles and was a featured presenter at surgical society meetings.

Dr. Matei specializes in minimally invasive and obesity surgery (also called bariatric surgery), which includes the Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Lap-Band, Realize Band, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

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