Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD

Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD

Pediatric Hematology & OncologyMaleAge 39

Accepting new patients

Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Specialist in Covington, LA. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fletcher to book an appointment.

Locations

Ochsner Health Center - Covington

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(504) 266-0058
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Ochsner Health Center - Covington1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433
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Biography

"Dr. Fletcher received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA.  He completed Pediatrics Residency at the University of Texas at Southwestern Children’s Me..."

- Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Fletcher's Reviews

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4.5

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I can't speak highly enough about Dr. Fletcher and his amazing staff! They made us feel like family and he always took the time to explain everything about my daughter's condition.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr. Fletcher's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fletcher performs Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Erythropoietin Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fletcher performs Erythropoietin Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Lymphoma Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fletcher performs Lymphoma Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chordoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Dr. Fletcher accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
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Humana
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MultiPlan
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UnitedHealthCare
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Fletcher received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA.  He completed Pediatrics...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Education

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Fellow at LSUHSC - Children's Hospital, New Orleans LA
Fellowship Hospital
Southwestern Children’s Medical Center, University of Texas - Dallas
Residency Hospital
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans
Medical School
2009
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Internship Hospital
2004
Rhodes College
Undergraduate School
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (504) 842-5230.

Does Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Fletcher has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Fletcher's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fletcher frequently treats Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations, Erythropoietin Test, and Lymphoma Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fletcher treats.

Where is Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD's office located?

Dr. Fletcher's office is located at 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Fletcher is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received