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Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Schultzel

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.


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(858) 207-3117

Dr. Schultzel accepts the following insurance:

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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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

  • Colon & Rectal 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

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Great Doctor, respectful and efficient; great surgeon; had a wonderful experience with him
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Thank you Dr. Schultzel for your excellent care, your a wonderful surgeon. You and your family have a happy and healthy New Years. Gary Berman
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Dr. Schultzel is by far one of the best providers I have ever interacted with. Not only is he a great practitioner, he is incredibly personable, honest, and empathetic. I felt very comfortable in his office upon my first visit. I had to undergo surgery with him that had a rather tough recovery. We...Read More
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Not enough room to give this Dr. his Dues I was fixed after 7 years of spinal blocks, Dr. after Dr. every kind of Dr. there could be seen until I saw Dr. Matthew M. Schultzel he saw me explained in plain words what he saw what he thought would help. Now I can walk again without pain. I am just so...Read More
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Dr. Schultzel was fantastic. Up front and transparent about my surgery and did an excellent job. He didn't hide the fact that my recovery from a hemorrhoidectomy would be painful. This set my expectations and actually helped me cope with it. Everything from the pre-op visit to the surgery and...Read More
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    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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    • Sat: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sun: closed
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