Matthew Dows, PA-C

Matthew Dows, PA-C

Physician Assistant (PA)  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Matthew Dows, PA-C is a physician assistant in Mechanicsburg, PA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Gannon University in 2003 and specializes in physician assistant (pa), family medicine, and more.

2140 Fisher Rd

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Contact Information

(717) 766-1795

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Matthew Dows "Put the patient first with convenient locations, convenient hours and non-appointment care for all services"

5  Specialties

  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgical Assistance

0  Board Certifications

Matthew Dows does not have any board certifications listed.

2  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Stitches

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (3/27/2018)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Dows, Matthew M PA, DO: License # MA054741, OA002583: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician's continued practice may be an immediate and clear danger to the public health and safety. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine placed the physician's license on SUSPENSION, pending a hearing.
    State: Pennsylvania
0 Board Actions

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


  • Gannon University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Gannon University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Matthew Dows has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Matthew Dows has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Matthew Dows' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Matthew Dows to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Matthew Dows' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I've read comments by other patients. I ALWAYS had a very thorough, satisfying experience with Matt. He always took plenty of time with me. I never felt rushed. The fact that he was always behind in scheduled appointments tells the story that he takes plenty of time with each patient. And, it...more
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Very disappointed. First problem was having an ear infection and antibiotics didn't help. I went to see him and he looked it up and said it was a cholestotima which usually requires an ear surgery to fix. He failed to get me a proper referral, so the specialist ENT refused to see me without even...more
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Horrible. I do not recommend him whatsoever. Did not care to take the time to address any of my concerns. Rushed the appointment. Filled out my medical form incorrectly. Parts of the physical he signed for were never completed or even addressed. I could be partially blind and he never would have...more
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Rushed his examination because "I don't have time for this, I have other patients." Even though there were next to no other people in the waiting room at any point during the visit. He did not listen to concerns or answer questions, rather claimed everything was an argument that he did not care to...more
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