Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO

Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Encinitas, CA. He is 35 years old and has been practicing for 2 years.Read his story

303 Santa Fe Dr

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(760) 635-9185

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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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Schultzel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schultzel "Happy to offer to San Diego specialty training in General Surgery as well as Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schultzel "Expert care, compassion, good communication."
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schultzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schultzel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schultzel to family and friends
4.2
based on 20 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Schultzel'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
Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (14)

in Rancho Santa Fe, CA |
Dr Schultzel saved my life. I had a serious infection with an abcess and a perforation that led to a colostomy. The situation was so dire that I believed I would have a pouch for life. Yet, Dr Schultzel did not give up, and after 3 surgeries I am having my life back. I am extremely grateful for all...more
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Oceanside, CA |
Dr Schultzel was so personable. Great bedside manner and easy to talk with and answer all your questions and concerns. Office staff is great easy to make appointments and works with you for your needs.
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Carlsbad, CA |
Excellent experience overall. Dr. Schultzel was very professional, and made dealing with an unpleasant medical situation as easy and painless as possible. Office visits were quick, staff was friendly and helpful, and a hospital procedure went very smoothly. I would certainly recommend him to...more
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in Oceanside ca |
Excellent Dr, listens to your medicle issues , explains what can be done and makes sure you understand.o
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in Encinitas, CA |
Dr. Schultzel preformed an emergency Ileostomy, Ileostomy Reversal and Hernia repair for me this year. He is extremely kind, comforting and compassionate and was able to help me through a very difficult health period in my life. I are very grateful to have had him preform his minimally...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schultzel accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Schultzel has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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