Dr. Richard Matter, MD

Dr. Richard Matter, MD

Radiation Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Matter, MD is a radiation oncology doctor who practices in Lexington, KY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

701 Bob O Link Dr Ste 120

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 277-3737

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 5 More

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Stomach Diseases
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more than 66% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 53% of peers
Lung Cancer
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more than 49% of peers

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Oncology
1

Board Certifications

  • Therapeutic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Procedures

  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Breast Brachytherapy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Matter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Matter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Matter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matter to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Matter'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Georgetown, KY |
Wonderful doctor. Great bedside manner. But he retired Fall of 2016.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Matter accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Matter has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph East
150 N Eagle Creek Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1 Saint Joseph Dr
Lexington, KY 40504
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