Dr. Paul Matthews, DO

Dr. Paul Matthews, DO

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Paul Matthews, DO is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 1989 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.

6655 S Yale Ave

Tulsa, OK 74136

Contact Information

(918) 481-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Anxiety
very high
more than 99% of peers
Suicidal Ideation
very high
more than 95% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Matthews'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.

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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4  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Tulane University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matthews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matthews' Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matthews to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Matthews' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Worst doctor I have ever had to experience while dealing with chronic depressive disorder. Should have his license REVOKED. Any letters after the end of his name, such as D.O., means he only used a dictionary to look up long words to sound too intellectual because it takes him longer to say...more
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He had a blatant disregard for my wellbeing and the opinions of myself and loved ones. Came off as a "pill pusher" and wouldn't listen to symptoms or history. Shouldn't be practicing medicine. It is scary that people like Dr. Matthews are allowed in this field.
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Dr. Matthews has a fundamental disregard for the well being of his patients. He refused to speak to me while I was under his supervision and I only had contact with his RN. Once I was able to see a different doctor, I learned that he had taken me off the wrong medication and that the dosage he...more
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He has preconceived ideas and judgments that are particularly out of line for a psychiatrist.
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I was referred to him by my psychiatrist who retired. She left specific instructions to NOT make changes to my medication without discussing it with me first. Our first meeting lasted about 5 minutes. I left there with a refill for one of my medications. I didn't think to check if it was...more
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