Matthew Hazzard, MD is an experienced, board-certiﬁed neurosurgeon with Advanced Neurosurgery Associates. As a resident of Gwinnett County, he is privileged to serve the community he calls home. As a teenager, Dr. Hazzard knew he wanted to have a career where he could help and serve others and pursue his passion for learning and science—which is what he gets to do as a neurosurgeon. Creating an atmosphere of open communication, Dr. Hazzard strives to make sure his patient’s understand their diagnosis and treatment options, helping them make informed decisions about their treatment plan.
Dr Hazzard completed medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. After this, he went on to complete an internship in surgery/neurological surgery at Duke University. He continued his studies at Duke University with his residency in neurosurgery. He also served as a chief resident during his ﬁnal year in residency and was awarded a Consultant of the Year Award as well as Resident Scholar award during his time at Duke in residency. In addition, he has authored and co-authored several scholarly journal articles and abstracts as well as presented on neurosurgical topics at various meetings.