Dr. Matthew Geck

  • Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Fellowship-Trained in Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Co-Chief, Ascension Texas/Seton Spine and Scoliosis Center, Austin Texas
  • Chief, Scoliosis and Complex Spine Program
  • Assistant Professor, Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Preoperative Care
  • Co-Founder, Co-Medical Director, SpineHope

About Dr. Geck,

Matthew J. Geck MD is a spine and scoliosis surgeon who has focused his practice exclusively on spine and scoliosis surgery. This includes patients with adult and pediatric scoliosis, kyphosis, failed surgeries, spinal cord compression, and other complex spinal problems. He has performed over 2500 spine operations. He has been in practice in Austin, Texas since 2002. He has had the largest spinal deformity (scoliosis and kyphosis) practice in Central Texas since 2005.

Dr. Geck’s focus is on pediatric and adult patients with scoliosis, kyphosis, spinal cord compression, failed previous surgeries, and other complex spinal problems. He is experienced in minimally invasive scoliosis surgery, spinal stapling and tethering (fusionless scoliosis surgery), complex spinal reconstruction, osteotomy surgery, and revision surgeries.

Dr. Geck is a leader in Global Outreach for spinal deformities. In his roles as visiting surgeon and Medical Director, he has traveled on over 20 global outreach trips, supervised or performed over 200 surgeries, and seen over 1000 patients with severe or neglected spinal deformities, including training spine surgeons at these hospitals to perform spinal deformity surgeries. To learn more about this work, please see our heading under SpineHope.

Dr. Geck has authored more than 80 scientific papers, book chapters, and abstracts for the journals Spine, The Journal of Spinal Disorders, Orthopedic Clinics in North America, The Spine Journal, and the Journal of the Scoliosis Research Society: Spinal Deformity, and presentations at the Scoliosis Research Society, International Meeting for Advanced Spinal Techniques, North American Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society, the Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Geck was certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2004 and is a Fellow of the American Orthopedic Association, the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Spine, and the Cervical Spine Research Society.