Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO

Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Encinitas, CA. He graduated from Touro Center / College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

477 N El Camino Real Ste A308

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(858) 207-3117

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. 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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high

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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high

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 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
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
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
Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
MSS Colorectal Cancer
Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
Paralytic Ileus
Perianal Abscess
Perirectal Abscess
Polyps
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
Sigmoid Colectomy
Sigmoidoscopy
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
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

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Schultzel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schultzel

4.6

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
9.75609756097561%
(4)

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There will never be enough positive stars to give this Surgeon. I love this man and will scream his name out at the top of every mountain. “Everyone needs to go to this colon doctor!” Straight up Dr. Matthew Shutitzel saved my life! I suffered from Colocutaneous Fistula which is a very rare...Read More
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Excellent Dr, could not have received better treatment.
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Dr. Schultzel did a great job with removing my mother's gallbladder when she had an acute infection. She had a speedy recovery and felt very grateful for the non-invasive procedure.
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Dr Schultzel is a very professional and caring doctor who gives straight forward information. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs colorectal surgery.
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Dr. Schultzel is such a kind and knowledgeable man. He did a robotic incisional hernia repair on me a few weeks ago and i couldn't be happier with the outcome. I have been through a lot of surgeries in my life, and this was one of the best experiences I've ever had. He made sure to address the...Read More
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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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    • Sun: 7:30am - 5:00pm
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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    • Sat: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Aetna
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Health Net
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO

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