Dr. James C. Matthews Jr, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 71

1800 12th St Suite 3RD
Meridian, MS 39301
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Dr. Matthews Jr' Experience

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Dr. Matthews Jr' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Matthews Jr Performs

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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Rush Foundation Hospital
1314 19th Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301

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1800 12th St Suite 3RD
Meridian, MS 39301
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    Dr. Matthews Jr' Experience

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1973
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    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Matthews Jr

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Internship Hospital

    Lloyd Noland Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Lloyd Noland Hosp
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Matthews Jr & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Matthews Jr' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Rush Foundation Hospital where Dr. Matthews Jr has admitting privileges:

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    • Rush Foundation Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matthews Jr to family and friends

    1 response
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 1 response
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Matthews Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
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    What insurance does he accept?

    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Humana
    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    1800 12th St Suite 3RD
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 703-4247 (Office)
    (601) 703-9403 (Fax)
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