Dr. Oliver Matthews Jr., MD

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Dr. Oliver Matthews Jr., MD

Cardiology | Male

Helen Keller Hospital 1300 S Montgomery Ave, Sheffield, AL 35660 Get Directions
(256) 386-4196

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Dr. Matthews Jr. specializes in Cardiology and practices in Sheffield, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization

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      • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (6/26/2013)
      • Action Taken: Education
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Alaska
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Emory University

      Graduated in 1971

    • Internship Hospital
      Vanderbilt University Hospital

      Completed in 1972

    • Residency Hospital
      Vanderbilt University Hospital

      Completed in 1974

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Emory University

      Completed in 1976

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Cardiology
    • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
    • No sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Matthews Jr.' Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Matthews Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients