Gerald Matchett, M.D.

Gerald Matchett, M.D.

  • Anesthesiology And Pain Mgmt
  • Pain Management


Gerald Matchett, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of pain. 

Dr. Matchett earned his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and completed a residency in anesthesiology at Loma Linda University. He received advanced training in neurophysiology through a fellowship at Loma Linda and in pain management through a fellowship at Stanford University. 

Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology and pain medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2010. 

Dr. Matchett serves on the residency program evaluation committee and on the resuscitation committee at Parkland Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, and the International Anesthesia Research Society. 

Dr. Matchett is the principal investigator of the EvK Clinical Trial, a study that since 2016 has examined the risks and benefits of using etomidate versus ketamine during emergency endotracheal intubation. He has published several academic articles.

In 2017, he earned the Faculty of the Year Award from the UTSW Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - New York University School of Medicine (2000-2004)
  • Internship - University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2004-2005), General Surgery
  • Fellowship - Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2005-2006), Neurophysiology
  • Residency - Loma Linda University Medical Center (2006-2009), Anesthesiology
  • Fellowship - Stanford University Pain Management Center (2009-2010), Pain Management
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (2006)
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Management

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