Dr. Steven Matzinger, MD

Dr. Steven Matzinger, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Matzinger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and more.

Grand Strand Surgical Care

849 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medico

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Matzinger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 93% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 92% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Matzinger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matzinger "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."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

33  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
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33  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • 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
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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


  • University of Toledo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical College of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • The Mercy Hosp of Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • The Mercy Hosp of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matzinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matzinger to family and friends
40 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Matzinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I have held the telephone for over 20 minutes to reschedule an appointment. First time I called it was longer and I finally hung up. Dr. Matzinger is an excellent surgeon. Getting in touch with someone at his office, however, is a nightmare. Still holding phone.
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I had hemorrhoids - not little ones but big ones. Dr. Matzinger explained the procedure to me and made sure I knew what to expect. There were no complications even though it turned out to be more of a job than he expected. As he said, the first few days after the surgery were bad but each day saw...more
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I had surgery 5/16/2017.Dr Matzinger and his Nurse Practitioner Kelly took care of me in best possible way. Right after surgery Dr M was right there to explain everything. Kelly came every morning and every afternoon /evening to check on me. My follow up care was excellent. I was always a able to...more
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Very good bedside manners. Explains everything.
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Excellent bedside manner. Very willing to work with you and your schedule. Excellent staff that is very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend him!
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Thank you for giving us a great score! Our dedicated staff takes great pride in serving the Myrtle Beach community.

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