Dr. Matthew Johnson, MD

Dr. Matthew Johnson, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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41 y/o
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Dr. Matthew Johnson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in general surgery, critical care medicine, and more.

Desert Surgical Associates

3196 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 101A

Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife

Learn about Dr. Johnson

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendicitis
normal
more than 5% of peers
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
normal
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Johnson'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "As a surgeon in today's times one must never lose sight of the most important goal, the care and happiness of the patient. Ultimately this is what matters most and it was the idea of taking care of people which initially brought most physicians into the medical field. This has not changed today and it is what I strive for on a daily basis.....to truly take care of the patient."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns

27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • American Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Johnson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Johnson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Johnson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I just had surgery done on Tuesday by Dr. Johnson very professional in his demeanor and quite through in his profession. In and out in one day excellent
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Procedures: Gallbladder removal (Surgery), internal bile duct stint (sp?) for drainage (ERCP). I have never had any surgeries before so I did not know what to expect or how I would be treated. I have been through many PCP's over the years and I have never met a doctor that made me feel more...more
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