Matthew Rupert

Matthew Rupert

Education:

Dr. Rupert has an extensive history in both engineering and medicine. He received two engineering degrees from the University of Cincinnati. He was the first student in the College of Engineering to complete a full pre-med curriculum along with his core engineering credits, paving the way for a current dual admissions program. He competed in Track and Field and was also part of the University Honors program. His engineering accomplishments revolved around medical device development at the university and with medical device manufacturers. He has been intimately involved with the first live measurements of knee ligament forces during locomotion with the world-renowned Edward S. Grood and Frank R. Noyes.

Matt completed his Medical Doctorate at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He started a surgical residency at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati and finished training in anesthesia at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

Relevant Experience:

Dr. Rupert then completed an interventional pain management fellowship under the guidance of world-renowned Gabor Racz, famous for the Racz or Lysis of Adhesions procedure, at Texas Tech University. After finishing his fellowship, Dr. Rupert continued his training to include extensive certification in interventions, coding, compliance, practice management and opioid management (DABIPP). He has also trained through the World Institute of Pain to obtain the precious Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP #280).

Dr. Rupert worked for two years with Total Pain Care in Mississippi and then joined the rebirth of the Vanderbilt University pain management as an assistant professor. In order to expand his outreach into the community he founded Vertex Spine & Pain. He is very active in many societies on a local and a national level. His main interests revolve around taking complex pain problems and working deductively to finding a cause and developing a Pain Solution. Technical interests revolve around spinal neuromodulation and augmentation of fractures.

MCTA Video interview of Dr. Rupert