Dr. Richard Matthews, MD

Dr. Richard Matthews, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. Richard Matthews, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chico, CA. He 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Matthews' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ulcerative Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Ulcerative Colitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

Dr. Matthews' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
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
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Matthews, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chico, CA. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

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5.0

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Matthews, MD
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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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