Matthew Sutter, MD, MBA, FACEP
Dr. Matthew Sutter is a physician with more than 25 years of health care, public safety and leadership experience in Northeast Indiana.
Dr. Sutter earned a BS in mathematics and computer science from Purdue University in Fort Wayne in 1991, a medical degree from Indiana University in 1997 and a MBA from Indiana University in 2019. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Advocate Christ Hospital at the University of Illinois in Oak Lawn from 1997 to 2000 and also served as chief resident there from 1999 to 2000.
Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Sutter spent several years as a firefighter/emergency medical technician for the St. Joseph Township Fire Department and a paramedic for Three Rivers Ambulance Authority. He also served as medical director for TRAA from 2001 to 2002 and currently serves as medical director for Allen County Airport Emergency Medical Services and Aboite Township EMS, as well as medical director/tactical physician/special officer for the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team.
Dr. Sutter’s leadership experience also spans decades, including time as medical staff leader at Lutheran Hospital from 2001 to 2017 and chief medical officer from 2016 to 2017. He is currently the chief medical officer at IU Health Fort Wayne and is an emergency physician with the American Physician Partners through Lutheran Health Network.
Current memberships include board member for the Indiana state chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, TRAA EMS Foundation member, and cofounder of the Northeast Indiana Regional Protocols Group with Allen County EMS. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by the Fort Wayne Police Department in 2013 and 2009; the Physician of the Year award from the Lutheran Hospital Emergency Department in 2006; Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society in 1997; and Outstanding Senior in Mathematics in 1991.