Dr. Richard Matthay, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 79
  
Dr. Matthay
Accepting new patients

Yale Winchester Chest Clinic

20 York St New Haven, CT 06510

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(203) 785-4198

Dr. Richard Matthay, MD is a Pulmonologist in New Haven, CT and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Matthay has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with Yale - New Haven Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Matthay to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Matthay accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthay performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Matthay performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthay treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Matthay treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthay treats Emphysema more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Matthay treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthay performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Matthay performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthay treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Matthay treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthay treats Emphysema more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Matthay treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

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Dr. Matthay's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Biography

Dr. Richard Matthay, MD is a Pulmonologist in New Haven, CT and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Matthay has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1975
U Colo Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1973
U Colo Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1971
U Colo Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1970
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Yale Winchester Chest Clinic

Yale New Haven Health20 York St New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Winchester Chest Clinic789 Howard Ave New Haven, CT 06519
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Yale - New Haven Hospital

New Haven, CT

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)