Dr. Alan Matsumoto, MD

Dr. Alan Matsumoto, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Alan Matsumoto, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Wheaton, MD and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2730 University Blvd W Ste 310

Wheaton, MD 20902

Contact Information

(301) 942-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matsumoto "Our physicians are technically proficient in diagnosing and absolutely compassionate in treating the broad range of rheumatological and musculoskeletal disorders. Each doctor?s extensive individual training, coupled with the collaboration and consultation with their ARAPC colleagues, contributes to a unique environment that assures patients receive the highest quality and most comprehensive care. www.washingtonarthritis.com"

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated


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15  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X-Ray

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • UMDNJ Rw Johnson Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matsumoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matsumoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matsumoto to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Matsumoto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Avoid this entire practice. The doctor asked me to authorize 3 blood tests, and then he proceed to perform a dozen. All of those were unauthorized tests I'd had through just a couple months prior, and he had the results! All his tests were performed at their own lab. No doubt a big cash cow. My...more
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I would not recommend this office to my worst enemy. Front desk personnel are unfriendly and discriminatory. If you are not the right color don't bother to come to this office. I was let know that I was considered a last class citizen by the whole office. Including Dr. Matsumoto. Humiliating...more
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Dr. Matsumoto relies on evidence based medicine as much as personal contact with the patient. To have the most successful appointment with him take complete note on your pain levels, when you have pain, what kind of pain and at least two weeks of pain logs. His background is extraordinary. ...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Matsumoto for 4 years and he has always been attentive and through .I have had several different problems and he has always been willing to figure out what's was going on and provide me with the treatment needed. Office has X-ray and blood station so you don't have to make...more
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I am a new patient of Dr. Matsumoto and he came highly recommended by other medical professionals in Balto. He spent 45 minutes with me as a new patient reviewing history etc. The office is able to do lab work and X-Rays. He also took X-Rays of my hands and feet (have had numerous surgeries) ...more
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