Dr. Matthew Schoolfield, MD

Dr. Matthew Schoolfield, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Matthew Schoolfield, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Boise, ID. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

333 N 1st St Ste 280

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 345-6545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Schoolfield'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. Schoolfield "Matthew W. Schoolfield, MD is a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, video assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy, and lung cancer. He serves as Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology at St. Luke's MSTI, and is working on the application of robotic surgery to general thoracic surgery and the development of a lung cancer screening program. Dr. Schoolfield is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and board eligible by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He completed his general surgery residency at Robert Packer Hospital and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Oregon Health and Science University, where he trained in VATS for pulmonary lobectomy, esophageal surgery, and minimally invasive tumor staging of the mediastinum with endoscopic ultrasound. He joined St. Luke's Cardiothoracic and Vascular Associates in 2009."
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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

Education data for Dr. Schoolfield is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schoolfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schoolfield's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schoolfield to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Schoolfield'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He removed part of my lung. He was the best doctor I have ever had. His staff was excellent too. You can trust your life with him. He is easy to talk to and takes time to explain everything. He also does research! Truly ....they are the best! If only every specialist/surgeon could be like him and...more
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Dr. Schoolfield removed by lower right lung lobe (Cancer) September 2015. He said, going in that he would get it all, and when it was done he verified that he had. When that lung collapsed in December 2015, after some runaround by my Primary Dr's office, Dr. Schoolfield called me himself and...more
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