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Dr. Matthew Greives MD

Dr. Matthew Greives MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center


Dr. Matthew R. Greives is the Thomas D. Cronin Chair of Plastic Surgery and an Associate Professor in the Department of General Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery for Memorial Hermann Hospital at the Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, ... Read More

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Dr. Matthew R. Greives is the Thomas D. Cronin Chair of Plastic Surgery and an Associate Professor in the Department of General Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery for Memorial Hermann Hospital at the Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in the Harris Health System. Dr. Greives joined UTHealth as an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Plastic Surgery in 2014 in the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He is the Director of the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team, one of the largest and longest running cleft teams in the state of Texas. He also is the Director of the Vascular Anomalies Program at UTHealth, a program that he helped found in 2014.

Dr. Greives completed his undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in Biochemistry. As an undergraduate, he competed on the varsity swimming team, earning All American status in 2001. He then attended NYU School of Medicine, spending 4 years working in the Laboratory for Microvascular Research and Tissue Engineering before graduating with Honors in 2007. Following his graduation, he joined the integrated plastic surgery residency at the University of Chicago. During his chief year, he completed a clinical elective in ear reconstruction with Dr. Francoise Firmin in Paris, France. His fellowship in Craniofacial and Pediatric plastic surgery was completed at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. As faculty at UTHealth, he received his Masters of Science in Clinical Research from the McGovern Medical School through the Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine in 2019.

Dr. Greives is a Board Certified in plastic surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His clinical interests include cleft lip and palate care and surgery, craniosynostosis, orthognathic surgery, neonatal airway surgery, vascular anomalies, pediatric burn reconstruction, craniofacial distraction and ear reconstruction. He was named Houston Business Journal “40 under 40” in 2018 as well as a Health Care Hero Rising Star that same year. He has been consistently recognized by Houstonia Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine as a “Top Doc” for the past few years. Here at UTHealth, he has been awarded the Dean’s Teaching Award every year that he has been in practice.

Away from the Texas Medical Center, Dr. Greives remains active and enjoys swimming and biking around the city. He is an avid fan of food, always ready to try out new recipes or even better, the many new restaurants that Houston has to offer.

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Physician Details

Medical Education
New York University School of Medicine-Registrar-Medical only, 2007
Internships & Residency
University of Chicago - Graduate Medical Education, 2013
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC - Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, 2014
PCP Number
Cities Served
Barker, Bellaire, Cypress, Fulshear, Galena Park


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

In The News

Videos of Dr. Greives


Vascular Anomalies
Dr. Greives discusses diagnosis and treatment options for the entire scope of vascular anomalies and other soft tissue tumors.

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Cleft Lip and Palate

Dr. Grieves discusses the prenatal aspects, as well as surgical treatments for cleft lip & palate.


Treatment of Skull deformities in Children

Doctor Matthew Greives discusses diagnosis and treatment options for pediatric skull deformities.

Stories of Hope:

In the News

In decades of collective memory at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, staff members couldn't think of a single other child who had taken on a project like this. With no blueprint for how to handle Tonia's donation, Dr. Grieves reached out to the marketing department. After a few weeks of back and forth, they set a date for Tonia to make her Christmas delivery.

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Dr. Matthew Greives and Dr. Matthew Harting worked together to help 14-year-old Alex Malgarejo who was suffering from a condition called hyperhidrosis, which caused persistent, excessive sweating in his palms.

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