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Matthew Vestal

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Box 3272, Durham, NC 27710
Box 3272, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Vestal is Pediatric Neurosurgeon specializing in Epilepsy Surgery and other pediatric neurosurgical conditions.  His passion is bringing cutting edge technology into the operating room, leading clinical trials to advance the care of pediatric patients, and providing his patients the best imaginable neurosurgical care.  He is a world leader in the fledgling field of gene therapy for heretofore untreatable neurologic illnesses.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery · 2021 - Present Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics · 2020 - Present Pediatrics, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Harvard University · 2018 M.B.A.
Yale University, School of Medicine · 2010 M.D.
Yale University · 2009 M.H.S.
Johns Hopkins University · 2004 B.A.