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Dr. Matthew Linger, MD

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Dr. Matthew Linger, MD
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Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Alexandria, LA.
Dr. Matthew Linger, MD
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Dr. Matthew Linger, MD

General Surgery*
Alexandria, LA
Accepting new patients
11 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Alexandria, LA.

About

Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Alexandria, LA and has 11 years experience. They graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 2013 and completed a residency at Vanderbilt University.They currently practice at Rapides Surgical Specialists and are affiliated with Rapides Regional Medical Center. Dr. Linger has experience treating conditions like Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) and Rib Fracture among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Linger received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 3 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Linger is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Rib Fracture
Wedge Resection Colon
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Rib Fracture
Wedge Resection Colon
Appendicitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Intestinal Obstruction
Pelvic Abscess
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Visceroptosis
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Acid Reflux Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic Paraesophagel Hernia Robotic Assist
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Open Segmentectomy
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenorrhaphy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Varicose Vein Procedure
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Rapides Surgical Specialists
    201 4th St Ste 5B, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Monday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2 Rapides Regional Physician Group – Natchitoches
    118 South Dr Ste 300, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Mar 28, 2023
Dr. Linger always takes time to address all my concerns and questions. He always individualizes each visit and I never feel like a number in his day. Dr Linger and his staff are amazing to work with and I would recommend them to anyone wanting to take control of their weight.
Megan — Mar 28, 2023
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Alexandria, LA and has over 10 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 2013. He specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Medicine, and more.
Biography
Specialties*
General Surgery
Trauma Medicine
Bariatric Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    2013
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Vanderbilt University
    2018
Residency Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Matthew Linger, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Linger's profile.

Dr. Linger frequently treats the following conditions: Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) and Rib Fracture. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Matthew Linger, MD is affiliated with Rapides Regional Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Matthew Linger, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rapides Regional Medical Center

    211 4th St, Alexandria, LA