Dr. Matthew Vrees, MD

Dr. Matthew Vrees, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Matthew Vrees, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

208 Collyer St Ste 301

Providence, RI 02904

Contact Information

(401) 725-4888

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vrees performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Vrees's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vrees has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vrees' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vrees to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Vrees' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

If you are suffering this is the guy to see
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Very impressive doctor. Had an excellent outcome due to Dr Vrees' expertise. Highly recommend him for colon surgery.
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Very knowledgeable ... answered all my questions and was respectful of some particular concerns I had ... Excellent bedside side manner ... I would highly recommend Dr. Vrees ... friendly, efficient office staff with minimal wait time.
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Dr. Vrees is a very knowledgeable and skilled doctor; however his bedside manner good use improvement. His staff and surgical coordinator leave much to be desired - had to wait an additional 2 months to have a procedure done because there was a note missing in a file. Calling the office sends you...more
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