COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM BMMSA

Our first priority is the health, wellness and safety of everyone who walks through our doors.

Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association is open for medically necessary office visits and procedures only. BMMSA as a corporation is taking all necessary precautions and following public health safety guidelines in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeleMedicine appointments are now available. Please contact your physicians office for eligibility, additional information, and with any concerns or questions.

As per order of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, any person entering our office building is required to wear a face mask at all times. Patients will not be permitted to enter the building without a face mask.

All patients should expect to be phone screened by Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association staff for COVID-19 symptoms or exposures prior to their appointment and again upon arrival. Patients should also expect to be temperature screened upon arrival in the office.

If your answer to any of the following questions is “Yes”, we ask that you call to reschedule your appointment.

In the past 14 days, have you developed any fever, cough or shortness of breath?
In the past 14 days, have you developed any of the following new symptoms?

  • Body aches or muscle pains?
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills?
  • Headache?
  • Sore throat?
  • New loss of taste or of smell?
  • Have you, or anyone you have close contact with, been recently referred for COVID-19 testing?

In the past 14 days, have you traveled outside of PA? If “Yes”, please call the office to notify us of travel BEFORE your appointment. Patients recently returning from travel restricted states or countries will be asked to reschedule their appointment.

For the safety of our staff and other patients, patient family members or companions are not permitted at this time to accompany patients to their appointments (unless medically necessary or the patient is a minor). Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association respectfully asks family members or companions to wait outside or safely in their vehicle.

We encourage all of our patients to visit the CDC website and Main Line Health COVID-19 Response website to read more about everyday preventative measures and for the most up to date guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are concerned that you may have the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact your local Health Departments.

If you have any questions regarding our policy and your appointment, please call your doctor’s office.

Matthew E. Halpern, M.D.

Dermatology

Specialties

  • Dermatology

    Board Certified in 2006

Location

Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion
825 Old Lancaster Road
Suite 450
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

6 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Phone: (610) 642-1090
Fax: (610) 658-5861

After becoming board certified in general dermatology, Dr. Halpern went on to complete a two year fellowship in cutaneous oncology and Mohs micrographic surgery. His practice is focused on the treatment of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.

Education & Training

Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Internship

Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital (New York, NY)

Residency

Dermatology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (New York, NY)

Fellowship

Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (New York, NY)

Publications

  • Halpern, M., Chen E., and Ratner, D. Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Cutaneous Neoplasms Textbook (Edited by Keyvan Nouri), April 2006
  • Halpern, M. and Perez, M. Acellular Bovine Fetal Collagen Matrix Grafts in the Repair of Full Thickness Mohs Surgery Defects: A Report of Five Cases, Late Breaking Abstracts, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery National Meeting, Fall 2005.
  • Halpern, M. and Perez, M. A Prospective Study of the Use of a Novel Infrared Light to Induce Skin Tightening in 50 Patients, Late Breaking Abstracts, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. National Meeting, Spring 2006
  • Halpern M. and Silverberg, N. A 15 month old Hispanic male infant with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome. American Academy of Dermatology Live Patient Viewing. July 2004 (Patient Presentation/Case Discussion)
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