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Dr. Matthew Linger, MD

General Surgery
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Map Pin Small Alexandria, LA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Matthew Linger, MD

Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Alexandria, LA. They graduated from Rutgers Medical School and is affiliated with Rapides Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Linger works at Rapides Surgical Specialists in Alexandria, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Rib Fracture, Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) and Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Linger's Office Locations

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    Rapides Surgical Specialists
    201 4th St Ste 5B, Alexandria, LA 71301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 374-6953

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  • Rapides Regional Medical Center

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Rib Fracture
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Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chevron Icon
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Chevron Icon
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Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) Chevron Icon
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    Mar 14, 2023
    Amazing physician. Dr. Linger goes above and beyond. He answers all questions without hesitation. Knowledgeable and caring. A talented doctor and extremely skilled surgeon with stellar bedside manner!
    April — Mar 14, 2023
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    About Dr. Matthew Linger, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1588009468
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Rutgers Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Linger is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Linger has an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Linger has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Linger works at Rapides Surgical Specialists in Alexandria, LA. View the full address on Dr. Linger’s profile.

    Dr. Linger has seen patients for Rib Fracture, Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) and Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Linger on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Linger. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Linger.

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