Matthew Hofeldt, MD, FACS
Dr. Matthew Hofeldt is the medical director of St. Mary’s Surgical Weight Loss Solutions at HIMG. As a general, robotic, advanced laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Hofeldt has 15 years of experience treating surgical patients. After seeing the effects of excess weight had on his patients, he wanted to help make a difference to with this challenging problem. Since 2014, Dr. Hofeldt has been performing sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss. In 2017, he helped re-introduce the weight loss program at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dr. Hofeldt is passionate about helping the weight loss patients achieve a healthier lifestyle.
Dr. Hofeldt’s family hails from Wheeling. He obtained both undergraduate and medical degrees at WVU. After graduating medical school, he pursued residency in surgery at CAMC. After residency, he spent seven years in Charleston, West Virginia in private practice, until he took a position at a hospital in Eastern Shore Maryland. Although he gained valuable surgical experience there, he missed his home state of West Virginia. In 2015, he became part of the St. Mary’s/HIMG team, where he continues to maintain thriving surgical and weight loss practice.
Dr. Hofeldt enjoys spending his free time with his wife. Together, they have three wonderful dogs. He also enjoys working in his yard, reading, and watching college football.