Find a Surgeon

Matthew T. Ricks, DO FASMBS

Dr. Matthew T. Ricks, DO, FASMBS, is an advanced laparoscopic (minimally invasive) general surgeon. He specializes in bariatric surgery and has been performing bariatric procedures for 12 years. He has performed 2000+ Bariatric Surgeries. He is certified to perform laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and laparoscopic duodenal switch operations.

Dr Ricks is an attending surgeon for the general surgery residency program at Des Peres Hospital and is actively involved in the education of residents, interns and students. He is recognized by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Ricks graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor of science in exercise physiology. He went to medical school at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Des Peres Hospital.

Dr. Ricks enjoys spending time with his wife, five children and German short hair. His interests include backpacking, biking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, archery and fishing.

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 965-8410

Visit Website    

2355 Dougherty Ferry Rd., Suite 430
St. Louis, MO 63123

Procedures Performed

  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Colon Resection
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gastric Banding (Lap-Band® and Realize® Band)
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • GERD (Acid Reflux) Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Revisional Surgery
  • SADI


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Center of Excellence
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Surgical Review Corportation

Insurance Accepted

  • *All major insurance providers


  • BYU
  • KCOM
  • Des Peres hospital

Is this your listing?

List Your Practice

Surgeons, practitioners, and hospitals wishing to be included in the Bariatric Surgery Corner directory can do so by submitting their listing to us.