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Dr. Matthew Gaeta, M.D.

Dr. Matthew Gaeta specializes in Gastroenterology.  He completed undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences.  He received his medical doctorate at University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri.  Dr. Gaeta completed an Internal Medicine residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.  He then returned to Columbia, Missouri where he completed a Categorical Internal Medicine residency followed by a Fellowship in Gastroenterology.  He is board certified in Gastroenterology.

Dr. Gaeta joins Memorial Hospital’s team of specialty providers offering Gastroenterology services beginning January of 2022.  Outpatient clinics will be available every other week along with same day surgery procedures. 

Dr. Gaeta treats the following conditions:


  • Heartburn

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Abdominal pain

  • Diarrhea

  • Constipation

  • Elevated liver enzymes

  • Biliary disease

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)



  • Colonoscopies

  • EGDs (upper endoscopies)

  • ERCPs (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) - treats gallstones, strictures, leaks, and cancer.

To learn more about our specialists call Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic at (618) 826-4581 ext. 1366

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