Dr. Richard C. Matter, MD

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Dr. Richard C. Matter, MD

Radiation Oncology | Male

KentuckyOne Cancer Care 701 Bob O Link Dr Ste 120, Lexington, KY 40504 Get Directions
(859) 277-3737

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Dr. Matter specializes in Radiation Oncology and practices in Lexington, KY. He practices at 3 locations.

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Therapeutic Radiology

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University

    Graduated in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus

    Completed in 1981

  • Undergraduate School
    Michigan State University

    Graduated in 1972

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Radiation Oncology
  • Board certified in Therapeutic Radiology
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Matter's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Matter

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