Dr. Carolyn Matthews, MD

Dr. Carolyn Matthews, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Carolyn Matthews, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in gynecologic oncology.

3410 Worth St Ste 400

Dallas, TX 75246

Contact Information

(214) 370-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Matthews performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vaginal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Matthews's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

4  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Integrative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

11  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Arbitration Award : 10/1/2013
    Amount or Range: $175,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: IN OCTOBER 2013 I HAD A MALPRACTICE CLAIM WHICH WAS SETTLED FOR $175,000. THE CASE INVOLVED AN OBESE FEMALE WITH SEVERE ENDOMETRIOSIS REQUIRING AN EXTENSIVE DISSECTION. WHILE SHE DID WELL INITIALLY, SHE RETURNED ON POD5 AND REQUIRED A TEMPORARY COLOSTOMY. THE CASE WAS SETTLED AT ARBITRATION RATHER THAN GOING TO COURT.
    State: Texas
0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tex Md Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Matthews has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Matthews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matthews' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matthews to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Matthews' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Best doctor ever had for uterine cancer treatment.
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I would not recommend this doctor. She has an arrogant edge & attempted to "put me in my place" when I asked questions. She also had a malpractice suit, which she refused to answer questions about, which directly impacts my comfort in trusting her.
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She is personable and caring. Explains everything thoroughly and in a manner that is understandable. Also liked her staff, including her medical student, and nurse. Offers whatever support you need. She concurred with my local oncologist regarding my plan of treatment and even stated with my...more
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She treated my Uterus cancer. She is very professional, compassionate, expert in her field. She has 25 years experience in Gynecological cancers.She takes interest in over all health of her patient. She do both Robotic surgery and chemotherapy if needed. Her staff is also good. I am lucky to have...more
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