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Matthew T. Moyer, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Gastroenterology
500 University Drive, UPC II, Suite 2400
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-4950 Fax: 717-531-4870



Patient Services Provided

Multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management of patients with GI malignancies Evaluation and treatment of pancreatic and biliary disease EUS for the evaluation of GI Lesions and the diagnosis and staging of GI malignancies Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for the minimally invasive removal of GI mucosal tumors Evaluation and management of pancreatic cysts, including EUS-guided ablation of pre-malignant pancreatic cysts ERCP, including Spyglass® cholangioscopy or radio frequency ablation (RFA) Show all patient services »

Biographical Information

Dr. Moyer is a full time PSHMC staff physician who concentrates both clinically and in research on interventional endoscopy, gastrointestinal cancer and precancerous states.  Dr. Moyer also treats patients suffering from pancreatic and biliary disease, inflammatory bowel disease, GI bleeding, and with abnormalities noted in radiographic images.  Dr. Moyer provides standard endoscopic procedures (including colonoscopy for the screening and prevention of colorectal cancer at the Hershey Endoscopy Center) and periodically staffs the free medical clinic at the Bethesda Mission.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2008) Residency, Internal Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2005) M.D., Penn State Hershey College of Medicine (2002)

Research Interests

Dr. Moyer's research interests include but are not limited to:
  • Endoscopic technologies and techniques for the evaluation and staging of GI cancer.
  • EUS guided ablation of premalignant pancreatic cysts.
  • NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Endoscopic technologies and techniques for the resection of GI tumors.


1. Gopal J, Pauli E, Haluck RS, Moyer MT, Mathew A
Intramural acellular porcine dermal matrix (ADPM) assisted gastrostomy closure for natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES).
Surgical Endoscopy 2012; 26(8):2322-2330
2. Gaffney RR, Jain V, Moyer MT
Splenic Injury and ERCP: a possible risk for patients with advanced chronic pancreatitis.
Case Rep Gastroenterol 2012;6:162-165
3. Dye CE, Moyer MT
Introduction to small bowel endoscopy methods.
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2012; 14(2):83-87
4. Gaffney RR, Moyer MT
A big hole and a big heart: an unusual case of esophageal dysphagia.
Diseases of the Esophagus 2012; DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2012.01386. [E-pub ahead of print]
5. Dye CE, Gaffney RR, Dykes T, Moyer MT
The radiographic and endoscopic evaluation of the small bowel.
Am J Medicine 2012, Oct 9. Pii: S0002-9342(12)00545-1. [E-pub ahead of print]
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Honors and Awards

• Chief Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, April 2007 • The Endocrine Society Medical Student Achievement Award for Clinical Excellence, May, 2002 • Inductee, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, April 3, 2008 • Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Medicine Intern of the Year, June, 2003 • Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Research (Fellow), June 24, 2008 • 2010 ACG/AstraZeneca Clinical Presentation Award and 2010 ACG Presidential Poster Award. ACG 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, San Antonio, TX • Penn State Margo T. Walrath Career Development Award, 2011-2014 • Press Ganey multiple star status 2012 • Penn State Hershey Medical Center Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Research. (Junior Faculty), June 17, 2011