Matthew W. Wilson, MD
Matthew W. Wilson, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physiatry

Triangle Region


Are you in search of a dedicated and highly skilled pain specialist? Look no further than Dr. Matthew W. Wilson, a renowned pain management and rehabilitation physician. With extensive education, clinical experience, and a strong commitment to his patients, Dr. Wilson is a trusted expert who has helped countless individuals regain their quality of life.

About Dr. Wilson

Dr. Wilson is a board-certified physician specializing in pain management and rehabilitation. He is known for his unwavering dedication to improving the lives of patients suffering from chronic pain, musculoskeletal conditions, and various neurological disorders. Dr. Wilson’s mission is to provide compassionate care and personalized treatment plans to ensure every patient receives the best possible care.


Dr. Wilson’s journey toward becoming a leading pain management specialist began with a strong educational foundation:

Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina (August 2009-June 2013)
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of South Carolina-Upstate (July 2002-May 2007)
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vidant Medical Center/ECU University (July 2013-June 2017)

Clinical Work Experience

Dr. Wilson’s clinical work experience has been extensive and diverse, allowing him to develop a broad skill set in pain management and rehabilitation. His work at ECU Physicians Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department as an Assistant Clinical Professor includes:

  • Performing EMGs (Electromyography)
  • Administering lumbar epidurals
  • Conducting intraarticular injections
  • Providing Dysport administration for spasticity
  • Managing intrathecal baclofen pumps
  • Evaluating patients with spine and musculoskeletal pain

His commitment to a patient-centered approach is evident in his practice, ensuring each patient receives the individualized care they deserve.

Research and Presentation Experience

Dr. Wilson is not only dedicated to providing excellent patient care but also actively contributes to advancing the field of pain management. His research and presentation experiences include:

  • Investigating the safety and tolerability of treatments for acute spinal cord injury
  • Participating in a randomized controlled trial for Thoracic ASIA A SCI Patients
  • Presenting on various topics, such as narcotic overdose, musculoskeletal injuries, and baclofen pump malfunction

These experiences demonstrate his commitment to staying at the forefront of the field and providing cutting-edge treatments to his patients.

Professional Activities

Dr. Wilson actively participates in various professional activities, demonstrating his commitment to advancing healthcare and improving patient outcomes:

  • Neuroscience Day Planning Committee member
  • ECU Physicians Credentialing Committee member
  • ECU Health (formerly Vidant) Credentialing Committee member
  • AHEC Continuing Education Committee member
  • Outpatient Medical Director for ECU PM&R (December 2019-May 2022)

His involvement in these committees and roles signifies his dedication to ensuring high-quality patient care and advancing medical standards.

Teaching Experience

In addition to his clinical and research contributions, Dr. Wilson has a strong teaching background. He has been involved in teaching and mentoring students and medical professionals at various stages of his career:

  • Tutoring first-year medical students
  • Teaching general science
  • Serving as a substitute teacher for Algebra II

Dr. Wilson’s passion for education and mentoring helps shape the future of healthcare professionals.

Volunteer Experiences

Dr. Wilson’s commitment to helping others extends beyond his medical practice. He has a history of volunteering, including roles as an Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Center Technician, and providing medical support at local events.

Professional Memberships

As a member of several prestigious medical organizations, including the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the American Medical Association, Dr. Wilson is actively engaged in the medical community. These memberships underscore his commitment to staying updated on the latest medical advancements and best practices.

Expertise in Pain Management and Rehabilitation

Dr. Wilson is renowned for his expertise in pain management and rehabilitation. His most common procedures include peripheral nerve stimulation, EMG nerve conduction studies, Dysport administration, epidurals, peripheral joint injections, and worker’s comp cases.

If you are looking for a pain doctor with a strong commitment to personalized care, cutting-edge treatments, and patient education, Dr. Wilson is your top choice.

Request an Appointment with Dr. Wilson Now

If you or a loved one suffers from chronic pain, musculoskeletal issues, or neurological conditions, do not hesitate to seek help from Dr. Matthew W. Wilson. Request an appointment with Dr. Wilson to take the first step toward a pain-free, healthier future.

Alternatively, you can call us at 919-220-5255 anytime to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member who can assist you in scheduling your visit with Dr. Wilson. Your journey to a pain-free life begins here.

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