Physicians & Staff

Matthew Spinn, M.D.
Physician
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Dr. Matthew P. Spinn earned his medical degree in 2003 from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He continued his training at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston where he completed his Internal Medicine Residency in 2006, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship in 2007, and Gastroenterology Fellowship in 2010. Following his Gastroenterology Fellowship, Dr. Spinn was accepted to an ASGE recognized fourth year Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and VA North Texas Health Care System which he completed in 2011.

Dr. Spinn joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Houston Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Division as an Assistant Professor in 2011 where he served for three years as the Director of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy.

Dr. Spinn joined Digestive and Liver Specialists of Houston in July 2014 where he maintains a busy gastroenterology and hepatology practice.

Dr. Spinn has special interest and experience in the diagnosis and management of patients with pancreatic and biliary disease including benign and malignant disorders, benign and malignant gastrointestinal tumors, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Dr. Spinn has expertise and experience in a variety of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic modalities including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), cholangioscopy, balloon assisted small bowel enteroscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), enteral stenting, and radiofrequency ablation.

Dr. Spinn’s research interests include endoscopic ultrasound, therapeutic ERCP, and advanced imaging modalities.

Dr. Spinn is also an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

Dr. Spinn is married and has two children. When he is not at work he spends the majority of his time with family.

EDUCATION

  • 2010–2011, Fellowship: Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • 2009–2010, Chief Clinical Gastroenterology Fellowship: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
  • 2007–2010, Fellowship: Gastroenterology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
  • 2006–2007, Fellowship: Transplant Hepatology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
  • 2003–2006, Internship & Residency: Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
  • 1999–2003, Medical School: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
  • 1997–1999, Pre-Med: The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX
  • 1994-1997, Undergraduate: Texas State University at San Marcos, San Marcos, TX

LICENSURE

  • Texas – 2006

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology – 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – 2006

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association

OFFICES/COMMITTEES

  • Gastroenterology Fellowship Admissions Committee, University of Texas Medical School, 2009-2010
  • Digestive Disease Center Quality Control Committee, University of Texas Medical School, 2009-2010
  • Ertan Digestive Disease Center of Excellence Endoscopy Committee, University of Texas Medical School, 2012-2014
  • American College of Gastroenterology Patient Care Committee, 2013-2015