Dr. James Matera, DO

Dr. James Matera, DO

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. James Matera, DO is a nephrology specialist in South River, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Osteopathic Medicine and The Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in nephrology.

8 Old Bridge Tpke

South River, NJ 08882

Contact Information

(732) 390-4888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Matera'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. Matera "I believe in providing quality and state-of the art care for renal patients. I have a particular interest in all dialysis modalities including Home Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis and In Center Hemodialysis. I also have a strong medical leaderhsip background and believe in driving quality initiatives with reducing costs in this difficult healthcare landscape."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Seton Hall U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Spring Hill College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Osteopathic Medicine and The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Union Hospital-Union, Nj
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matera's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Matera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

My favorite doctor out of all my doctor's. He explains everything in detail and asks you questions so he can better understand your situation. He recently sent me to a kidney smart class so I could gain more knowledge about kidney disease. I am so upset he is leaving the practice he is affiliated...more
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Dr. Matera has been my wife's nephrologist for many years. He's an excellent doctor and a great guy.
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Very Good Doctor and have excellent knowledge of Hypertension, since long time ago, Introduce all family member to Dr. Matera and got very good take care. The service group staff very nice and well service., recommend this Doctor to the people who need.
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Dr. Matera has too many patients. His staff is as nasty as they come, especially Lisa, who doesn't care at all about the patients. For instance, my wife was in desperate need of her pain pills,as she has avascular necrosis in both hips (likely from the dialysis) and end-stage renal disease. I...more
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