Dr. Jon Matsunaga, MD

Dr. Jon Matsunaga, MD

Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Jon Matsunaga, MD is a gynecology specialist in Santa Monica, CA. He graduated from UCLA school of Medicine and specializes in gynecology and obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 970W

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 829-7878

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrophic Vaginitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 98% 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.

Dr. Matsunaga's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Matsunaga "Dr. Jon Matsunaga was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz and attended the UCLA School of Medicine. He did his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Los Angeles County Harbor/UCLA Medical Center. He then entered private practice in Santa Monica, California. He has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He served three terms as Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, California. He is listed in the Consumer's Guide to Top Doctors and is a Super Doctor in the Top Southern California Physicians. His special medical interest is in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. He utilizes Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery techniques to perform hysterectomy and myomectomy procedures. He is married with three children and enjoys traveling, skiing and other outdoor activities."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matsunaga "Dr. Jon Matsunaga believes in providing personalized, high quality and professional health care.  He utilizes the latest technology and innovations to perform safe and successful procedures."

2  Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

49  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • UCLA school of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matsunaga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matsunaga's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matsunaga to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Matsunaga'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 (4)

I have been using Dr. Matsunaga for many years. I have found that he gives great care to his patients, and since I have moved out of the LA area, still drive in to see him. I had a surgical procedure recently and find him highly professional and have found his office staff eagerly helpful. I no...more
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Dr. Matsunaga is one of the nicest Doctors I have ever met. So kind and patient and thorough. He explains everything so well. His staff is great. They are extremely efficient and very thoughtful in the way they do business. It was so nice to be in a office where everyone seemed to know how to do...more
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One of the nastiest front offices in medicine. He might be a good, not great doctor, but the women who run the office are not nice! Attendants at the DVV have better manners, and treat people with more respect than these wome. Go somewhere where you are treated better from the front office to the...more
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The best!
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