Matt grew up originally in Cumming, Georgia. After high school, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Georgia. He became interested in becoming a Physician Assistant after doing some volunteer work with Compassionate Care Clinic in Milledgeville, Georgia while obtaining his undergraduate degree. After college, Matt worked as an Orthopedic Technician/ER Tech at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite where he became strongly interested in Orthopedics. Matt went to PA school at South College in Knoxville, Tennessee. While in school, he got married to his wife Arica. Matt graduated in 2012 and moved back to GA so that he could join the team at AOC to work with Dr. Brad Register. Matt enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and their two dogs. He also enjoys playing sports and watching the Braves, Falcons, Hawks, and of course the Dawgs.