Dr. Garrett Matsunaga, MD

Dr. Garrett Matsunaga, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Garrett Matsunaga, MD is an urology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in urology.

South Bay Urology, Torrance, CA

20911 Earl St Ste 140

Torrance, CA 90503
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Erectile Dysfunction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uroflowmetry
high
more than 86% of peers
Prostate Cancer
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Matsunaga'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matsunaga "My staff and I are dedicated to providing the highest level of medical and surgical care to all of our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

5  Conditions Treated

42  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Lithotripsy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pyeloplasty Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sterilization
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ultrasound
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • U California Irvine-Surgery Dept
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • U California Irvine-Robotics Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2000
  • Veterans Hospital - Outstanding Resident, 2003
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award, 2005
  • Veterans Hospital - Outstanding Customer Service, 2003
Media & Publications

Dr. Matsunaga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Matsunaga is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Matsunaga's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matsunaga to family and friends
45 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Matsunaga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

After multiple unsuccessful surgeries with another doctor I had lost faith and almost had given up. I came to see Dr. Matsunaga for a second opinion and he was able to perform my surgery with 100% success. I'm very happy and please with him and his entire staff. I highly recommend him.
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He is the best doctor in the whole wide world
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Dr Matsunaga is the best doctor I know. He is very friendly and willing to answer any question. My family love him. I already recommended him to my friends and my coworkers. I really appreciate his helps. Thanks.
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Dr. Matsunaga did a masterful job on the robotic surgery. Recovery was fast and successful. His calm demeanor and confidence got us through this challenging bump on the road. I'm cured and back to my regular activities all thanks to Dr. Matsunaga and staff!
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He listens very well and is a people person. His personality is very reassuring in my time of need and pain from a kidney stone. His kidney stone surgery was a success and now I am pain free and without any stones. I had been seeing another urologist before changing to Dr. Matsunaga, which was...more
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