Dr. Matthew La Sala, MD

Dr. Matthew La Sala, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Matthew La Sala, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Bend, OR and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in internal medicine.

815 SW Bond St

Bend, OR 97702

Contact Information

(541) 382-2811

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Dr. La Sala's Experience

Dr. La Sala's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

149  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/26/2012
    Amount or Range: $562,500.00
    Nature of Complaint: Claim alleged that Metoclopramide was prescribed for an unreasonable length of time which then resulted in the patient being diagnosed with Tardive Dyskinesia allegedly from taking the medication. Further claim of a failure to warn of the risk and failure to timely refer to a gastroenterologist. Patient developed Tardive Dyskinesia with symptoms of neck tightness and involuntary movement of head and lip smacking.
    State: Oregon
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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La Sala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La Sala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. La Sala to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. La Sala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Do not use this Dr. unless you like rudeness . We made complaints against his nurse & office staff for multiple times for being very rude and unprofessional, never answers phones,barley returning phone messages, I just received a letter telling me that I have been dismissed as a patient after 18...more
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He does not monitor what medications his patients are taking, and allows patients to continue on unneeded prescriptions, at the wrong dosage, and ignores signs of toxicity, until the patient is hospitalized and no longer able to walk. He is not honest with the patient or the patient's family. He...more
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