Matthew Pearson, MD
Pediatric Neurosurgery
& Pediatric Specialty Care
Board Certified

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Matthew Pearson, MD
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Medical Education
Matthew Pearson, MD received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. After his fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Pearson joined the faculty of neurological surgery at Vanderbilt and served on staff at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, where he built the pediatric brain tumor and epilepsy surgery programs.

Medical Interests
Board-certified in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery, Dr. Pearson enjoys helping children with brain and spine problems. He is an expert in neuroendoscopy and hydrocephalus and has special medical interests in treating brain tumors, epilepsy and movement disorders. Conditions he treats include:
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intrathecal Baclofen
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spina Bifida
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Third Ventriculostomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • And many more!

More than 600 disorders afflict the nervous system. For any questions as to what we treat, please call 850-416-2250.

Through Dr. Pearson, The Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart is proud to offer the only pediatric neurosurgical program in Northwest Florida, offering care for children of all ages. In addition to Dr. Pearson, The Children's Hospital offers an entire team specially trained to care for children, including:

  • Pediatric radiologists
  • Pediatric anesthesiologists
  • Pediatric respiratory therapists
  • Pediatric physical, speech and occupational therapists
  • Pediatric dietary services
  • Pediatric social services
  • Child life program
  • Medical staff of more than 100 board-certified pediatric physicians in 28 specialties

  • Personal Profile
    Dr. Pearson is an avid audiophile, a person enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction. He and his wife breed and show award-winning Persian cats.

    Office Location
    Sacred Heart Medical Group
    Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery
    5153 N. Ninth Ave., Suite 302
    Pensacola, FL 32504

      Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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    Most major insurance plans accepted.

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