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Matthew C. Rice, MD

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Accepting New Patients
Matthew C. Rice, MD
4.9 of 5 Stars
Based on 30 Patient Verified Ratings
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Matthew C. Rice, MD

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Accepting New Patients
Primary Location
Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans
1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121

Biography

Dr. Matthew Rice received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport in 2007. He went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Following residency, he was invited to serve an additional year as a chief medical resident with the department of medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. He continued with Tulane to complete his fellowship in gastroenterology. Dr. Rice joined Ochsner Health System as a staff physician following completion of his fellowship. While practicing at Ochsner, he received advanced training in device-assisted deep enteroscopy.

Dr. Rice is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2014. Dr. Rice is a general gastroenterologist who performs a variety of procedures including esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy, device-assisted endoscopy, high-resolution esophageal manometry, and esophageal pH studies. He has a special clinical interest in small bowel bleeding and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding that includes a focus on small bowel endoscopy and deep enteroscopy. He has special training in the use of single-balloon and double-balloon enteroscopes. He also has a special clinical interest in performing colonoscopies for patients with a history of incomplete, difficult, or challenging colonoscopy.

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Education and Training

Medical School

LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport
Field of Study: Medical Education

Internship

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Internal Medicine

Residency

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Internal Medicine

Fellowship

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Gastroenterology

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Ochsner Patient Verified Reviews

To obtain patient ratings and comments, we partner with Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction company that works with more than 26,000 healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. These patient verified ratings are based on the “likelihood to recommend” physician scores on the nationally developed Medical Practice Survey. Actual top box results for this question are translated to a 1-5 scale, and the star scores are measured on that scale, with 5 being the best score.

January 2024

Dr. Rice listened to my symptoms and explained care plan.

September 2023

Dr. Rice is excellent!

September 2023

It was very good!

September 2023

Dr. Matthew Rice is the epitome of what every patient is hoping to find. He has the unique ability to impart medical information in a manner that is clear and intelligible. His calm and approachable manner inspirers confidence in his recommendations and prognosis. As a patient, I am most grateful to have him as my medical provider.

September 2023

He's awesome!

September 2023

Dr Rice is thoughtful, professional, and I feel secure in his care. His answers to my questions are always thorough. I really appreciate that.

August 2023

I felt very comfortable with Dr. Rice. He took the time to listen to me and explained my condition and options thoroughly

June 2023

Dr. Rice gave me detailed info of what my tests will be looking for as well as why I have to have them. He was very informative and complete.