Matthew D. Hoggatt, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Hoggatt is a local Houstonian who attended Alief Hastings High School. He received his BS from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, in 1996. He attended The University of Texas in Houston and received his medical degree there in 2001. His specialty training was performed at The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque where he completed his internship and residency in General Surgery from 2001-2003; and then completed his residency in Urologic Surgery from 2003-2006. He served as the Chief Resident in Urologic Surgery at the University of New Mexico and The Veterans Administration Medical Center Albuquerque from 2005-2006.
Dr. Hoggatt's areas of special interest in urology include:
- Urologic oncology
- Endourology/stone disease
- Robotic applications in urology
Dr. Hoggatt's research on renal transplantation medications was presented at an international meeting in Dublin Ireland in 2004 at the meeting of the South Central Section of the American Urologic Association. He currently maintains membership in the Endourological Society; the American Urologic Society; the South Central Section of the American Urologic Society; the Harris County Medical Society; and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Hoggatt is certified by the American Board of Urology
Dr. Hoggatt performs robot assisted laparoscopic urologic surgery using the state of the art Da Vinci robot by Intuitive(www.davincisurgery.com). This tool assists the surgeon to perform surgery with benefits such as:
- Less blood loss
- Less pain
- Less scarring
- Shorter hospitalization
- Quicker return to normal activity