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Matthew Steliga, MD

9501 Baptist Health Drive Suite 760
Little Rock, AR 72205

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Matthew Steliga, MD

Each patient’s case needs to be approached with the perspective of how we can maximize the benefit, yet provide the least invasive approach possible.

Dr. Steliga specializes in thoracic oncology with an emphasis on lung cancer, esophageal cancer and other tumors of the chest and is experienced in minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He previously served as an instructor in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Steliga completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Tenn. He also served as a resident in cardiothoracic surgery at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston.

He is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Dr. Steliga enjoys hiking and a continued interest in surgical education.

Note: You may need a referral from your primary care provider to schedule an appointment. If you need a primary care provider, please call Baptist Health HealthLine at (888)227-8478 to speak with a health advisor.


University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tenn


Cardiothoracic Surgery- Texas Heart Institute
Thoracic Surgery Oncology- MD Anderson Cancer Center

Degree Origin

Medical College of Wisconsin

Educational Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Practicing Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Practicing Health Concerns

Carcinoid Tumors, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Wall Tumors, Empyema, Esophageal Cancer, Heart Disease, Lung Cancer, Lung Disease, Lung Mass, Lung Nodule, Mediastinal Tumors, Mesothelioma, Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Pleural Effusion, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Tracheal Tumors

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery