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Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO

Colorectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Schultzel

Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO is a colorectal surgery in Encinitas, CA. He graduated from Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 and specializes in colorectal surgery, general surgery, and more.


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(858) 207-3117

Dr. Schultzel accepts the following insurance:

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Personal Choice PPO
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Health Net
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Schultzel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schultzel performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Schultzel performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schultzel treats Hemorrhoids more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Schultzel treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schultzel performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Schultzel performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Schultzel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Repair
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendiceal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Bowel Strangulation
  • Cancer
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Colostomy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistula Testing
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Ileostomy Status
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Intussusception
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy With Ileoanal J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Polyps
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Prolapse Treatment
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectal Ulcer
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Fistula
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vesicocolic Fistula
  • Virtual Colonoscopy

About Me

Expert care, Compassion, and Great communication.  Using the newest and most up to date technology and surgical techniques to achieve superior success.  

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2016
Methodist Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2016
U T Houston Hermann Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2012
UCSD Healthcare
Residency Hospital
2011
UCSD Healthcare
Internship Hospital
2010
Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2005
Palisades Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
University Of California San Diego
Undergraduate School
2016
2016
2012
2011
2010
2005
2004

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Schultzel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schultzel

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I visited Dr Schultzel after going to many other colorectal doctors for my uncle. Dr Schultzel not only explained the procedure, but answered many questions other doctors didn’t or couldn’t answer. His bedside manner was also impressive. Talking with care and taking his time. Thank you for taking...Read More
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I just had surgery in Feb with Dr. Schultzel and I can say that he was helpful and full of advice on do's and don'ts as well as diet to plan with. The best Doctor and most experienced I have worked with in a long time concerning the issues I was going through with for a year after seeing doctor...Read More
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I was extremely satisfied with Dr. Schultzel and his staff from getting the appointment, the first meeting with the doctor, the explanation of the procedure, and the follow up. Thoroughly professional. He didn't sugar coat the fact that my recovery from Hemorrhoidectomy would be painful.
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Excellent Surgeon!!! Dr. Schultzel is very knowledgeable and professional, explains everything, including all the important "to-do's" to help speed recovery, is extremely understanding and provides outstanding care. Also, the staff he works with is extremely pleasant, efficient and caring. ...Read More
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Great Doctor, respectful and efficient; great surgeon; had a wonderful experience with him
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sun: closed
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