||Matthew A. Hunt, MD, FRCS, FAANS
||University of Minnesota, 6545 France Avenue South, Edina, MN 55435
||United States of America
Matthew A. Hunt was born in Baton Rouge, LA, and grew up in Louisville, KY. He attended Williams College where he was a rower and a chemistry major. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery internship at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland OR, followed by his neurosurgical residency there. After residency, he spent a year at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK. Following training he started on the faculty at the University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery. At the U, he worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team treating pet dogs with spontaneous brain tumors as a model of human disease. He developed NeuroSafe, a department-sponsored national conference dedicated to quality and safety in neurosurgery. After rising to the rank of Associate Professor and serving as Program Director, he is now an adjunct professor of neurosurgery and practices in the community. His practice includes brain tumor and spine surgery. He and his wife, Heather, have two boys, Parker and Sullivan. They all love to ski.