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J. Matthew Reinersman, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

J. Matthew Reinersman, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency at Mayo Clinic and Georgetown University Hospital, with additional Thoracic Surgery training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Reinersman's expertise is in minimally invasive techniques for thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.  

Academic Section(s):

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery


Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine/Springfield, Ill.

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Surgery


Residency: General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital/Washington, D.C.


  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic/Rochester

  • Research Fellowship in Thoracic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/New York City

Clinical/Research Interests:

Clinical Focus: General Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests: 

  • Robotic/​VATS Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer
  • LINX Reflux Management System for ​GERD
  • Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  • Uniportal VATS
  • Benign Esophageal Disorders

Research Interests: 

  • Preoperative Risk Stratification
  • Early Detection of Lung Cancer in Pulmonary Nodules
  • Minimally Invasive Approaches to Thoracic Oncology
  • Molecular Characteristics of Lung Cancer