Dr. Matthew Hartzell grew up in Wheeling, WV. He attended Wheeling Jesuit University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then attended West Virginia University School of Medicine, graduating in 2011. He completed his internship and Psychiatry Residency as well at WVU School of Medicine, finishing his training in 2015.
He is board certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He then practiced primarily in the fields of inpatient and ER Psychiatry while living in Brooklyn, New York from 2015-2017. He worked both for New York Health and Hospitals-Coney Island and then NYU-Langone Brooklyn before moving to North Carolina, joining Atrium Health in 2017. In addition to his clinical role as an Emergency Psychiatry attending physician, he has taken on the administrative role as Medical Director of Regional Behavioral Health Facilities for Atrium Health since October 2019.