Dr. Jeffrey Mathews, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Mathews, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Jeffrey Mathews, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lebanon, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

103 Physicians Way Ste 140

Lebanon, TN 37090

Contact Information

(615) 443-1599

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 73% of peers

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Dr. Mathews' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mathews "Dr. Jeffrey A. Mathews, I am originally from Athens, TN. I received my Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee and graduated medical school in 1994 from UT-Memphis. Following completion of my surgical residency training at the University of Tennessee program at Erlanger in Chattanooga, I began solo practice in Lawrenceburg, TN before relocating my practice to Lebanon, Tennessee where I reside with my family. My interests outside of surgery include music, travel, and sports"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mathews "We want to thank you for entrusting your surgical care to us. Whether you need a minor procedure or a major operation, our goal is to provide the highest level of care promptly with compassion, respect, and dignity. We strive to ensure you will get the best treatment available, no matter what your condition requires. We know there are options when you or your referring physician are seeking your surgery consultation. We take that trust very seriously and hope you are pleased with your experience."

11  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated


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53  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • 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
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University of Tennessee / Knoxville Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mathews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mathews' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mathews to family and friends
10 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mathews' 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 (6)

From the front desk to the operating room, there is nothing but kindness, compassion and professionalism. He and his staff are so very attentive. Dr Mathews is wonderful and one of the few providers that will sit on your bed and really talk with you!
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Dr. Mathews and his staff (Misty and Lorretta) are absolutely amazing.... Dr. Mathews is so caring and has the most respectful attitude and bedside manners I have ever experienced... he took care of my family as his own and so down to earth ... he answered all my questions and made us feel...more
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I would not recommend this man for anyone or anything. He operated on my Granny last Wednesday & she died on Monday. Her kidneys went to sleep after surgery & he did nothing but tell us her levels showed everything was fine--she ended up having to have dialysis. Her heart Dr ordered a ct scan & dr...more
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I was visiting my sister in Lebanon for a few days when bad stomach pain and sickness landed me in the ER. Test result showed it was my Appendix. This is when I met Dr. Mathews. He was very knowledgeable and excellent!! Had my post op appointment yesterday. The office staff was very friendly. Dr....more
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I had DCIS (Breast Cancer) back in 2010, Dr. Mathews was my surgeon & he ia an excellent surgeon! He also did an abdominal surgery for me & again the experience was a good one. I am going to needing another surgery, and I know I will be in good hands with Dr. Mathews. I have every confidence in...more
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