Dr. James Matthews Jr., MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 73

1800 12th St Fl 3rd
Meridian, MS 39301
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Dr. Matthews Jr.' Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Rush Foundation Hospital
1314 19th Ave
Meridian, MS 39301

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RUSH MEDICAL GROUP SURGERY
1800 12th St Fl 3rd
Meridian, MS 39301
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1314 19th Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
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    Dr. Matthews Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Wound Repair
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Graduated in 1967

    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

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matthews Jr. to family and friends

    4 out of 5

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    Dr. Matthews Jr.' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Matthews Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    RUSH MEDICAL GROUP SURGERY
    1800 12th St Fl 3rd
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 703-4247 (Office)
    (601) 703-9403 (Fax)
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    Rush Foundation Hsp Emerg Med
    1314 19th Ave
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 703-9260 (Office)
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