Matthew Coons, MD, Plastic Surgery, Glen Ridge, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center


Plastic Surgery Glen Ridge, NJ


Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon

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Education & Training

  • Hospital Joint Diseases Orthopedic InstituteFellowship, Hand Surgery, 1994 - 1995
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoResidency, Plastic Surgery, 1992 - 1994
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Maimonides Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1992
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 1986
  • State Unviverity of New York at Stony BrookB.S., Biology, With Honors, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1996 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1992 - 1996
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1988 - 2023
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New Jersey Top Docs 2010, 2014, 2016-2017
  • NJ Physician's Patient CareAward 2008
  • America's Top Surgeons 2003, 2007
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Prevention of seroma formation after dissection of musculocutaneous flaps  
    Coons MS, Folliguet TA, Rodriguez C, Woloszyn TT, Tuchler RE, Marini CP, Am Surg, 1/1/1993
  • The relationship between timing of repair of disruptions and seubsequent aneurysm formation in laser-assisted microvascular anastamoses  
    Marini CP, Wang S, Basu S, Woloszyn TT, Coons MS, Ascer E, Jacobowitz IJ, Am Surg, 1/1/1993
  • Pericardiotomy improves left ventricular compliance during sepsis-induced pulmonary artery hypertension  
    Coons MS, Woloszyn TT, Folliguet TA, Rodriguez C, Levy R, Maughan R, Nathan IM, Marini CP, Am Surg, 1/1/1992
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Comparative cardioplumonary effetcs of two right ventricular assist devices (RVAD) in an ischemic heart model.
    Coons M, Marini CP, Woloszyn T.T., Nathan I.M., Cunningham JN Jr, Jacobowitz IJ, American Society ofr Artificial Internal Organs, 1/1/1990


  • Latissimus dorsi osseomyocutaneous flaps for chest wall reconstruction. 
    Boston, MA - 1/25/1994
  • Congenital membranous stenosis of the trachea diagnosed after a superiorly based pharyngeal flap; a case report. 
    Chicago, IL - 1/22/1994
  • Salvage of infected PTFE hemodialysis shunts using muscle flaps. 
    Chicago, IL - 1/10/1993
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations