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Dr. Matthew Alter specializes in colorectal surgery (formerly proctology), general surgery, surgical oncology in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Matthew Alter has been compared 130 times. Details of Dr. Alter's 21 years experience as an MD, his 3 hospital affiliations and education at State University of New York at Buffalo are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. Matthew Alter identified specializing in Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology), General Surgery and Surgical Oncology.
He obtained board certification from The American Board of Surgery for General Surgery.
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Dr. Alter attended medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and graduated in 1993 having 21 years experience.
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