Dr. Richard Matern, MD

Dr. Richard Matern, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(21)
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Dr. Richard Matern, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

324 E 10th Ave Ste 100

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matern's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matern to family and friends
4.5
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Matern'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in UT |
Excellent Dr. Explained things very well. Came in as the Dr on call. Found the problem and fixed it. I'm very happy with the outcome.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Came here after another dr who kept recommending his surgery. Was able to get better w/o the surgury, thank you. Night and day- Dr. Matern was patient and helpful.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
After 2 1/2 years seeing another doctor and dealing with a lot of pain I went to see Dr Matern. He fixed my problem with my ureter, which took over 6 hours in the OR. Problem was he couldn't find it from all the damage done by the prior doctor (I had a lot of scare tissue from the procedures done by the other doctor). Dr. Matern didn't give up and solved my problem. That was a couple of years ago. About a 1 1/2 years ago he did surgery to fix another issue. Everything is great. What he did to fi
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Had a Vasectomy and he was super friendly and helpful. Procedure took 11 minutes (we timed it). I highly recommend Dr. Matern if you're looking to get this procedure done, he's a great choice.
in Ogden |
Dr Matern is awesome :-)
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Dr. Matern accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Matern has admitting privileges

Lds Hospital
8th Avenue C Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84143
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