Dr. Steven A. Matzinger, MD

Dr. Steven A. Matzinger, MD

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General Surgery | Male | 49 years old

The physicians and staff of Grand Strand Surgical Specialists are committed to providing prompt, compassionate, state of the are surgical care. We believe in a team approach to patient care, and work diligently to maintain coordinated multi-specialty care and patient follow-up to achieve optimal outcomes.Read more

Grand Strand Surgical Specialists Trauma & General Surgery
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2015 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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The physicians and staff of Grand Strand Surgical Specialists are committed to providing prompt, compassionate, state of the are surgical care. We believe in a team approach to patient care, and work diligently to maintain coordinated multi-specialty care and patient follow-up to achieve optimal outcomes.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matzinger to family and friends
4.3
based on 26 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Matzinger
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Matzinger's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (26)
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in Roanoke Rapids, NC |
Dr. Matzinger's God-given skills saved my life. I was shot four times, with three of those shots in the chest. Four entry wounds and three exit wounds. Dr. Matzinger is a wonderfully talented surgeon. I am also proud to call him my friend. Thank-you. JAH
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
I would never hesitate to have Dr. Matzinger operate on me again. He is courteous and concerned. Surgery was cartoid surgery and I am doing great.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Heart Surgery
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

    What is medical malpractice
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    Sanction

    Dr. Matzinger has received 1 sanction

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (9/22/2009)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr. Steven Alfred Matzinger; License # MD066357L

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The physician has been disciplined by the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners.

      Action Taken:

      The physician has Permanently Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania.

    • State: Pennsylvania
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Matzinger has 1 board action

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    • Unprofessional Conduct  (10/29/2014)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: South Carolina
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College of Ohio

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    The Mercy Hosp of Pittsburgh

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    The Mercy Hosp of Pittsburgh

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Toledo

    Graduated in 1989

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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 General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Matzinger's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Matzinger

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
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Dr. Matzinger's Care Philosophy

The physicians and staff of Grand Strand Surgical Specialists are committed to providing prompt, compassionate, state of the are surgical care. We believe in a team approach to patient care, and work diligently to maintain coordinated multi-specialty care and patient follow-up to achieve optimal outcomes.