Dr. Richard Matthews, MD

Dr. Richard Matthews, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Richard Matthews, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chico, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

2 Governors Ln Ste A

Chico, CA 95926

Contact Information

(530) 891-4523

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

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

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Amazing dr and team. So happy we drove to Chico (from Redding) to have Dr. Matthews do my husbands surgery. He had a colon resection and a gallbladder removal. He spent all the time we needed with us and was very much about patient care. Excellent choice and excellent...Read More
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