Matmati, Kelly, MD
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Kelly Matmati, MD

4.7 / 5

Location Information

  • The Ayer Neuroscience Institute Seizure and Epilepsy Center
    2660 Main Street Suite 219
    Bridgeport, CT 06606


    Fax: 203.332.1951

  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group at St. Vincent's Medical Center - Main
    2800 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Emergency Room


About Kelly Matmati, MD

  • Title
    Chief & Stroke Director, Neurology, Fairfield Region
  • Gender
  • Language
    Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L)
  • Specialties
    Accepting New Patients

    Neurology, Vascular Neurology

  • Areas of Expertise
    Carotid Artery Disease, Carotid Artery Stenosis, Cerebrovascular Disease, Intracranial Atherosclerosis, Neuro-Hospitalist, Neuroimaging, Neurosciences


  • FellowshipSUNY - University Hospital (Stony Brook)

    InternshipMedical University of South Carolina

    Medical SchoolMedical University of South Carolina

    ResidencyNew York Presbyterian/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Medical University of South Carolina

  • Professional Organizations

    American Academy of Neurology, Member
    American Heart Association, Member
    American Stroke Association, Member


Dr. Matmati, a board certified Neurologist and Vascular Neurologist, is the Chair of Neurology at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and the Stroke Program Director. She specializes in the care of patients with stroke, TIA, intracranial hemorrhages, and related vascular disorders of the nervous system. She has a special interest in optimizing stroke systems of care, and in improving the transition of care from the hospital to home. She serves as the co-chair of the Stroke Council for Hartford Healthcare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Matmati earned her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. She completedher residency in Neurology at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and completed a fellowship in Vascular Neurology at Stony Brook Hospital. Dr. Matmati holds a faculty appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Current research activity includes serving as the site-PI for the ARCADIA study and the OCEANIC-STROKE study. In addition to expanding St. Vincent’s participation in multi-center stroke trials, Dr. Matmati is interested in local quality improvement research to improve outcomes for stroke patients.


Kelly Matmati, MD News

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