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Dr. Matthew Pifer, MD

Dr. Matthew Pifer, MD

Age 41 Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery M
(24) 24 reviews

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Dr. Matthew Pifer, MD is a orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA. Dr. Pifer completed a residency at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He currently practices at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Pifer is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.


  1. Practice

    1. 1
      Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
      400 W Pueblo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 Existing Patients: (805) 682-7111
    2. 2
      5333 Hollister Ave Ste 150, Santa Barbara, CA 93111 Existing Patients: (805) 967-9311


  • Kasier Permanente Med Ctr, Fellowship Hospital — 2014
  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Residency Hospital — 2013
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Other Education — 2005
  • Ashland University, Undergraduate School — 2002

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Worker's Compensation

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I received excellent care from an expert. It’s just what I needed!
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  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital