Bassem Matta, M.D.

Dr. Matta received his medical degree with distinction from American University of Beirut. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at Duke University where he was elected to receive the prestigious Bruce Dixon Award. He then pursued a fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), after which he went on to complete an additional fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at NYU Langone under world renowned Prof. Gregory Haber. Dr. Matta offers a wide range of minimally invasive endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. He introduced complex advanced endoscopic procedures to Wichita, such as per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia, endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy for treatment of Zenker's diverticula, endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and endoscopic full thickness resection (EFTR) for the management of neoplastic lesions involving different portions of the GI tract. 

He is a member of the following medical societies:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, honor medical society (AOA)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Education and Training:

  • Medical School: American University of Beirut
  • Residency: Duke University, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship #1: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Gastroenterology/Hepatology
  • Fellowship #2: New York University (NYU) Langone, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

Procedures Offered:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement (PEG)
  • Wireless Ph manometry probe placement
  • Enteroscopy
  • Ileoscopy
  • Endoscopic dilation, banding, polypectomy, bleeding management including advanced hemostasis
  • Barrett's esophagus treatment including radiofrequency ablation
  • Endoluminal stenting
  • Advanced endoscopic resections including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and endoscopic full thickness resection (EFTR)
  • Endoscopic suturing
  • Endoscopic per oral myotomy (POEM)
  • Cricopharyngeal myotomy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) including biliary stone management, cholangioscopy, lithotripsy, intraductal radiofrequency ablation, and pancreatic endotherapy
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) including
    • Staging of esophageal, gastric, ampullary, duodenal, pancreatic, and rectal cancer
    • Fine needle aspiration/biopsy
    • Celiac plexus neurolysis
    • Fiducial placement
    • EUS cyst-gastrostomy/endoscopic necrosectomy
 
 
Contact Us
Office Hours
Monday:08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tuesday:08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wednesday:08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thursday:08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Friday:08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed