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Matthew Stephen

Title 
Physician Assistant
Degrees 
MMS, PA-C
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What I do 

Matt Stephen, MMS, PA-C joined the team in 2018 after working in Emergency Medicine. In 2011 he earned bachelor’s degrees in neurophysiology and hearing and speech sciences at the University of Maryland. After that, Matt spent a year studying motor neuron disorders at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and earned a master of medical science degree at Arcadia University. His special interests include chronic cough, dizziness, sleep apnea. He has expertise in treating hearing loss, chronic otitis media (middle ear infections), skull base tumors, conditions of the larynx (the area that includes the vocal cords), oral cancers, vertigo and other dizziness disorders, and general otolaryngology issues. Matt’s current research interests include chronic cough, tinnitus and vestibular migraine (a condition that may cause nausea and balance problems), as well as treatment outcomes for patients with vestibular migraine or various forms of dizziness. Matt has presented research on motor neuron disorders, cough, and other otolaryngology topics at academic meetings and community forums. He received a National Institutes of Health post-baccalaureate research training award, and spent a year of contributing to research on neuromuscular disorders. He has written multiple articles for peer-reviewed journals, including the Laryngoscope, Neurology and Muscle & Nerve.

Matt belongs to the California Academy of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants

In his free time, Matt is an avid cycler and percussionist.