Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD

Dr. Matthew Fletcher, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology •  Male • Age 38

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. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fletcher to book an appointment.


Ochsner Health Center - Covington

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

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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.
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Dr. Fletcher accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO

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Dr. Fletcher's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sickle Cell Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fletcher treats Sickle Cell Disease more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Blood Disorders

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Dr. Fletcher treats Blood Disorders more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Bleeding Disorders

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Dr. Fletcher treats Bleeding Disorders more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Fletcher's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

About Me


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 Medical Center at Dallas, f...Read more


  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics


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
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Internship Hospital
Rhodes College
Undergraduate School


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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)