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Dr. Richard Matter, MD

Radiation Oncology* Age 73
Dr. Richard Matter, MD
5.0 (7 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Matter, MD

Radiation Oncology* Age 73
Lexington, KY
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47 years of experience
 

Overview

Dr. Richard Matter, MD works in Lexington, KY as a Radiation Oncologist and has 47 years experience.

They are board certified in Therapeutic Radiology and graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1977. At present, Dr. Matter has received an average rating of 5.0 from patients and has been reviewed 7 times. They are affiliated with Baptist Health Corbin. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Matter practices at Practice in Lexington, KY and has additional offices in Corbin, KY and Madisonville, KY.

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  • Aetna HMO
    APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Health Network Option Open Access
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Blue Preferred-OH POS
    Bronze Pathway X - KY HMO-POS
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Premier PPO
  • Blue Network L
    Blue Network P PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Encore Health Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
    Preferred PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio HMO
    SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Priority PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Pathindex Laboratory
    701 Bob O Link Dr Ste 120, Lexington, KY 40504
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
  2. 2 Radiation Oncology
    3470 Blazer Pkwy Ste 200, Lexington, KY 40509
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  3. 3 Baptist Health Corbin
    1 Trillium Way, Corbin, KY 40701
  4. 4 Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville Inc.
    900 Hospital Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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5.0
Based on 7 Reviews
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Mar 02, 2017
Wonderful doctor. Great bedside manner. But he retired Fall of 2016.
Georgetown, KY — Mar 02, 2017
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Specialties*
Radiation Oncology
Oncology
Breast Oncology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    1977
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Therapeutic Radiology
Board Certifications
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Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Matter accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Matter accepts here.

Dr. Matter has a star rating of 5.0/5 and has been reviewed 7 times.

Dr. Matter is board certified in Therapeutic Radiology.

Dr. Matter has been practicing as a Radiation Oncologist for 47 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Health Corbin

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