Dr. Matthew Lawrence, DO

General SurgeryMaleAge 49

Dr. Lawrence
Accepting new patients

Shore Physcians Group

649 Shore Rd Somers Point, NJ 08244

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(609) 365-6239

Dr. Matthew Lawrence, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Somers Point, NJ. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Christiana Hospital and Jennersville Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lawrence to book an appointment.

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Dr. Lawrence is affiliated with Christiana Hospital Newark, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Good Patient Care
    Patients said they had exceptional care at this hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lawrence's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Atherosclerosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawrence treats Atherosclerosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Lawrence treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawrence treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lawrence treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
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Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawrence performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Lawrence performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Lawrence's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Lawrence accepts the following insurance:

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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Dr. Lawrence's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lawrence

4.8

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
84.21052631578948%
(16)
4 Stars
15.789473684210526%
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Excellent vascular surgeon. Highly recommend. Makes you feel good. Very trustworthy.
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
What could be improved
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North East, MD – Aug 16, 2017
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Whether it was seeing Dr. Lawrence or having my ultrasound done both experiences were very quick and very easy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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W.E – Dec 13, 2016
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Dr. Lawrence takes the time to answer any questions you may have, and you never feel rushed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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C.F – Dec 05, 2016
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My experience there has always been good, and I have no complaints. The one who does the tests...sometimes painful...is very good.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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L.R – Oct 03, 2016
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Dr Matthew Lawrence and his staff are absolutely professional, thorough and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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B.S – Sep 27, 2016
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Excellent Doctor and Staff energetic and spot on diagnosis. Wonderful results and great follow up. You won't be disappointed with the practice. I have been a patient of Dr. Lawrence for several years and he is by far the best Doctor you will find in this field.
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
What could be improved
No results
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Dave Pote in Claymont, DE – Sep 25, 2016
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Was very pleased with staff and procedure results.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Donna.P – Aug 03, 2016
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very good
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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M.M – Jul 21, 2016
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I was very pleased with the attention I got. The procedure was immediate and thorough. everyone was pleasant and friendly. The process was explained to me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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G.K – Jul 20, 2016
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Got the results that were expected.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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R.S – Jul 19, 2016
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Visits are handled quickly with pleasant folks and atmosphere. Very happy with all I come into contact with.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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L.B – Jul 18, 2016
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Very satisfactory.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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A.C – Jun 28, 2016
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IT WAS PLEASANT CONSIDERING IT WAS A DOCTOR VISIT.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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W.M – Jun 17, 2016
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Excllent doctor.
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
What could be improved
No results
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J.S – Jun 08, 2016
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He's very nice, gave me all the info I needed.
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
What could be improved
No results
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Sandra A Simmons in Wilmington, DE – Mar 14, 2016
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Biography

With extensive experience in endovascular surgical procedures using minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Lawrence is an expert in treating a wide range of...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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Is Dr. Matthew Lawrence, DO accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Matthew Lawrence, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Lawrence frequently treats Atherosclerosis, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD), and Peripheral Artery Catheterization. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lawrence treats.

Where is Dr. Matthew Lawrence, DO's office located?

Dr. Lawrence's office is located at 649 Shore Rd, Somers Point, NJ 08244. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Shore Physcians Group

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lawrence is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Christiana Hospital

Newark, DE

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Jennersville Hospital

West Grove, PA

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

Saint Francis Hospital

Wilmington, DE

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

Union Hospital Of Cecil County

Elkton, MD

60% Patient Experience Rating, 9% lower than the national average