The mother of six children, Dr. Matilsky weighs less now than she did before her first pregnancy. She is excited about helping other achieve ideal weight and maintain it. Dr. Matilsky incorporates several lifestyle eating plans, based on the individual’s needs, such as: a low carb diet, Paleo, the low glycemic load diet, the Ketogenic diet, HCG, and prescription weight loss medications when indicated. She will help patients achieve their ideal weight in order to prevent chronic illness and maintain optimal health.
Merna Matilsky, MD
Dr. Matilsky is a highly experienced dual, board-certified physician. Using her knowledge of functional and integrative medicine she works to tackle patients’ medical issues while using personalized attention and genuine care. The incidence of chronic, age-related, degenerative diseases such as: type II diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease are on the rise. Fortunately, all these conditions can be prevented, delayed, or reversed. With Dr. Matilsky’s guidance, patients regain youthfulness, good health, and prevent, treat, or even reverse chronic illnesses. Her lifelong interest in weight loss, hormone replacement therapy and disease prevention, has given her the tools to address a wide variety of medical problems.
After graduating from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1979, Dr. Matilsky went on to complete a family practice residency at Montgomery Hospital, an affiliate of Temple University, where she became the chief resident. She relocated her family to Israel where she practiced family medicine for the next 15 years. When Dr. Matilsky returned to the USA and settled in Boca Raton in 1998, she joined an existing practice and started treating patients alongside Dr. Morris.
In 2003, Dr. Matilsky and Dr. Morris established their own family practice – Matilsky and Morris Medical Associates. Dr. Matilsky was voted “Best Doctor in Boca” by the Sun Sentinel several times over the last few years, a significant honor that reflects her devotion to personalized care.
She is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Florida Academy of Family Physicians, Palm Beach County Medical Society, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and the Age Management Medicine Group, the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), and is Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine by the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). She is also a recipient of the Age Management Medicine Certificate from Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation. She is a certified Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy practitioner with BioTe medical. In addition, she is a certified physician to recommend Medical Marijuana in the state of Florida.
Individualized care is an essential component to Dr. Matilsky’s medical approach. She takes the time to speak with each patient; an important step in understanding the necessary information to solve any health issue. Beyond her thriving practice, Dr. Matilsky routinely shares her widespread knowledge with medical students. She is an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine.
Dr. Matilsky is on staff at two Boca Raton area hospitals: Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Delray Medical Center. Give us a call to set up an appointment with Dr. Matilsky! We look forward to meeting with you in person so that you can become part of our valued family of patients!