Dr. Matthew Fewel, MD

Dr. Matthew Fewel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Matthew Fewel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Richland, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1100 Goethals Dr Ste B

Richland, WA 99352

Contact Information

(509) 942-3080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Fewel'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fewel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fewel's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fewel to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Fewel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Fewel performed a cervical disc replacement for me in 2012. He would have performed either a fusion or a replacement, but due to my age and the injury location, insisted that the best long-term outcome for me would be total replacement. After exhausting the appeals process, my insurance...more
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Dr. Fewel recessed a herniated disc in my mom's badly degenerated lower spine that had been pressing on a nerve and causing severe pain. This is a scary, risky surgery with not always great results in the best of hands, and he hit it out of the park. The hip pain that had been plaguing her was...more
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I met Dr. Fewel for the first time since my care had been transferred to him, at my appointment I complained of my issue swallowing, I asked about the status of the referral to the ENT. Dr. Fewel told me that if swallowing was that big of an issue he’d just get a feeding tube put in me. I was...more
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He comes highly recommended by his peers. Great bedside manner, very helpful in explaining procedure and recovery.
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Love the Dr.--very good patient relationship--very knowledgeable and explains procedures well
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