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Dr. Matthew Schoolfield, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 43

Dr. Schoolfield

Dr. Matthew Schoolfield, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Boise, ID. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.


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(208) 345-6545

Dr. Schoolfield accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Mutual of Omaha
PacificSource
Providence Health Plans
Tricare

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Dr. Schoolfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schoolfield performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schoolfield performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schoolfield performs Lung Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schoolfield performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schoolfield treats Pulmonary Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Schoolfield treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Schoolfield's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 w...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Awards

Dr. Schoolfield's Reviews

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4.8

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Dr. Schoolfield and his team were great to work with. I was diagnosed with lung cancer on 1- 18- 2019 3 weeks and 5 days later was in surgery and had the cancer removed. I was very scared and did not what to expect, Dr. Schoolfield and his team walked me thru would was going to happen and really...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read More
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