Dr. Matarese is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Medical Association and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Dr. Matarese also sits on the Board of Directors for the Southeast Region chapter of the American Stroke Association, for which he also serves as a National Spokesperson for the "Power to End Stroke Program" and a Director for both the Youth Ambassador for "Stroke Awareness Program" and "Gospel Night for Stroke Awareness Program".
Dr. Matarese received the Delaware Valley Stroke Council's Lifetime Achievement award as Stroke Physician of the year in 2010. He also received the Power Ambassador award for 2011 from the American Stroke Association Power to End Stroke.