Dr. William Matthews, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 67
  
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411 Calypso St Monroe, LA 71201

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Dr. William Matthews, MD is a pulmonologist in Monroe, LA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport in 1982 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Biography

Dr. William Matthews, MD is a pulmonologist in Monroe, LA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport in 1982 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
1982
LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport
Medical School

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(318) 966-6500

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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.

Typically treats 97% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Matthews performs this procedure more than 98% 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.

Typically treats 81% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Matthews performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Interstitial Lung Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 95% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Sleep Apnea more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 76% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Wheezing
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Wheezing more than 100% of their peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

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

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Shortness of Breath more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Matthews treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

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Dr. Matthews' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Pulmonary Disease more than 100% of his peers

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

Wheezing
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats Wheezing more than 100% of his peers

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matthews treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Matthews' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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