Matthew Schultzel, DO

Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO
Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO


  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • General Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
303 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • English


Matthew Schultzel, DO, specializes in general surgery, as well as minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery. His areas of interest include endoscopic surgery, single-incision laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, as well as transanal video assisted surgery for benign tumors unable to be retrieved via colonoscopy. Dr. Schultzel is also experienced in the use of advanced laparoscopic methods in order to reduce post-operative complications, hernias and pain. He has conducted hundreds of colon and rectal surgeries and is an instructor for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, focusing on the single-incision approach.

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Medical Education

  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO, 2010


  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 2011


  • Palisades Medical Center, General Surgery, 2015
  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 2012


  • University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston-Houston Methodist, Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2016
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