Dr. Matthew S. Claussen, MD

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Dr. Matthew S. Claussen, MD

Family Medicine | Male

Aspen Family Care 9331 S Colorado Blvd Ste 200, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 Get Directions

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Matt Claussen, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He completed...
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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Aesthetic & Cosmetic Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine
  • General Practice
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vasectomy
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Colorado Health Science Center

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Swedish Family Medicine

    Completed in 1997

    University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Swedish Family Medicine

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Colorado

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Claussen says...

Matt Claussen, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He completed his residency and Boards Certification specializing in family medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Swedish Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Claussen is a co-founder of Aspen Family Care, established in 1997. He serves as the practice's co-medical director and enjoys all of the aspects and challenges of family medicine. He believes in an active approach to health and in developing close and trusting relationships with his patients. He brings more than 14 years of experience to the practice.

Dr. Claussen provides preventive and acute care for newborns, children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Claussen particularly enjoys sports medicine, adolescent medicine and performing procedures, such as skin biopsies, laceration repairs and laser/phototherapy treatment for various skin conditions. Additionally, he has over 14 years of experience in performing vasectomies. He utilizes minimally invasive techniques to provide fast recovery with minimal downtime.

Dr. Claussen is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice (A.A.F.P.), American Medical Association, Colorado Medical Society, Swedish Medical Center Primary Care Advisory Committee, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Senior Clinical Faculty Member for Family Medicine and Red Rocks Community College Primary Care Tract Clinical Instructor for Physician Assistants. He continues ongoing training and certification with the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Claussen received his second board certification in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine in 2011. Dr. Claussen, along with Dr. Pechacek, are the only two physicians in Colorado to have attained this distinct certification.

Dr. Claussen resides in Denver and enjoys outdoor activities including sports, running biking, hiking, skiing, photography, painting, music, playing guitar, and gardening.

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Dr. Claussen's Care Philosophy

Your health is our priority at Aspen Family Care. Established in 1997, our mission is to partner with you to provide the highest quality healthcare, while maintaining a focus on wellness, prevention of illness, communication, and education. We believe that treating the whole person, body, mind, and spirit, is crucial for providing superior healthcare and enhancing the quality of your life. We recognize that no two people are the same and that the best healthcare respects your individual desires and needs.

We provide preventive care in addition to acute and chronic injury and illness care for infants, children, adolescents, and adults. We utilize the latest medical technology and knowledge for accurate diagnosis and treatment.  For conditions that require special needs, we actively assist you to coordinate care with top specialists in Colorado and throughout the U.S.