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Matthew E. Newlin, MD, FACS

Dr. Matthew E. Newlin, MD, FACS - Altoona surgeon

Dr. Newlin joined UPMC Altoona Surgical Associates in 2004. Before coming to the area, he completed an Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He performs all aspects of general surgery with an emphasis on advanced laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery.

Dr. Newlin is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Allegheny Regional Health System. He is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Pennsylvania Society of Bariatric Surgery, and the American Medical Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Education
Undergraduate: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
General Surgery Internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH
General Surgery Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Ohio State University
Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery




Scot A. Currie, DO, FACOS

Scot A. Currie, D.O., F.A.C.O.S. - Altoona surgeon

Dr. Currie joined UPMC Altoona Surgical Associates in 2011.

Dr. Currie is board certified in general surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. He is a member of American Osteopathic Association, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Dauphin County Medical Society, Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Pennsylvania Society of Bariatric Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

Education
Undergraduate: Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
General Surgery Internship: Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg
General Surgery Residency: Pinnacle Health @ Community General, Harrisburg
Board Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery