Matthew Grantz, MD

Research Interests

  • Stroke
  • Sturge-Weber vascular anomalies and reversible cerebral vasospasm
  • Neurology Resident Education


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Neurology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Vascular Neurology

Academic Bio

Matthew Grantz, MD is a visiting instructor and stroke research fellow in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Grantz is involved in acute in-patient care and outpatient clinics. Dr. Grantz serves as a guest reviewer for the Journal of Neurology in the stroke subsection. He is involved in numerous international, national and local research projects spanning translational medication trials, acute stroke assessment/treatment, genetic/environmental evaluation of stroke risk, quality improvement/assessment projects, post-stroke patient outcomes and satisfaction. He contributes to patient selection/screening and enrollment for national multicenter trials: -Telestroke outcomes trial (NSA sponsored)-Insulin Resistance in Ischemic Stroke (IRIS) (industry sponsored)-Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) (NINDS sponsored)-Performance of the Trevo Retriever Versus the Merci Retriever in Acute Ischemic Stroke (TREVO2) (industry sponsored)-Diffusion Weighted Imaging Evaluation for Understanding Stroke Evolution Study-2 (DEFUSE-2) (Stanford University)-Biorepository to Establish the Aetiology of Sinovenous Thrombosis (BEAST), international collaboration (funding pending)Dr. Grantz has lectured on various topics including peripheral neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, stroke risk, acute stroke therapies and patient management. He has published in the areas of peripheral neuropathy, reversible arterial vasoconstriction, LVAD related stroke, and acute heparin treatment in stroke co morbidities.

Education History

Type School Degree
Chief Resident University of Utah
Chief Resident
Residency University of Utah
Internship/Residency University of Utah
Internal Medicine
Professional Medical University of Colorado Health Science Center
Undergraduate Fort Lewis College
Chemistry and Minor in Psychology
Fellowship University of Utah
Vascular Neurology

Global Impact


Institution Description Country
US Peace Corps Secondary School Instructor Malawi