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Matthew Joel Hellman, MD

Board-Certified Anesthesiologist;
Fellowship-Trained in Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Matthew Hellman is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Board Certified Interventional Pain Management physician. He studied Biomedical Engineering at Duke University while pursuing his interest in combining technology and biology. After completing his undergraduate studies, he spent a year working at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research where he wrote original code for a graphical user interface utilizing support vector machines and pattern recognition software to detect the presence of anthrax in patients not yet exhibiting symptoms. This project led to the funding of a new five million dollar laboratory.

He completed his medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University, then completed his internship at Saint Vincent Hospital inWorcester, MA.

Dr. Hellman completed his residency in Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. During his time there, he created interactive smartphone apps for the perioperative management of patients with permanent pacemakers and/or automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

Dr. Hellman completed his clinical fellowship in pain management at Massachusetts General Hospital, another major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where he engaged in all interventional techniques including spinal cord stimulators, permanent implants, kyphoplasties as well as fluoroscopically guided, CT guided and ultrasound guided injections.

Dr. Hellman is conversationally fluent and medically proficient in Spanish.

He is an avid reader and a hockey, football and college basketball fan. In his free time, he and his wife enjoy all the outside sports and recreational activities that Austin has to offer including running, hiking, paddle-boarding and anything on the water.

Dr. Hellman has engaged in all interventional techniques including spinal cord stimulators, permanent implants, kyphoplasties as well as fluoroscopically guided, CT guided and ultrasound guided injections.