Matthew D. Forrester, MD Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery - General
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • anomalies of pulmonary circulation
  • aortic arch aneurysm
  • aortic root replacement
  • aortic stenosis
  • aortic valve surgery
  • bicuspid valve repair
  • bloodless cardiac surgery
  • cardiopulmonary bypass
  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • coronary bypass graft
  • coronary vein graft
  • dissecting thoracic aneurysm
  • double aortic arch
  • epicardial lead placement
  • idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
  • ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • konno procedure
  • left atrial appendage closure
  • loeys-dietz syndrome
  • marfan syndrome
  • maze procedure
  • median sternotomy
  • mediastinitis
  • minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
  • minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • mitral regurgitation
  • mitral valve insufficiency
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • mitral valve surgery
  • myocardial bridge
  • off-pump coronary artery bypass
  • paravalvular leak repair
  • pericardiotomy
  • pneumothorax
  • porcine valve
  • pulmonary valve disorders
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • reoperative cardiac surgery
  • repair cardiac wound
  • repair dissecting thoracic aorta
  • replacement cardiac valve
  • replacement of aortic valve
  • replacement of mitral valve
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis with insufficiency
  • robotic heart surgery
  • rupture of papillary muscle
  • septal myectomy
  • thoracoabdominal aneurysm
  • thoracotomy
  • thymoma
  • thymus cancer
  • thymus surgery
  • total endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting
  • transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • tricuspid valve surgery
  • valve stenosis
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (37 Ratings, 11 Comments)


100

01/16/2017
Having just met Dr. Forrester, I felt completely at ease with him.
100

01/11/2017
Took time w/me, professional, concerned, helpful in explanations, optimistic, caring.
100

11/14/2016
Every care provider I had was very good.
100

08/16/2016
I was very impressed with Doctor Forrester.
100

08/09/2016
The entire staff at Providence Sacred Hospital was exceptional helpful, courteous, and considerate.
90

08/04/2016
[...] Dr. Forrester was very professional and straight forward. Good!
100

08/04/2016
I look forward to working with Dr. Forrester.
80

05/30/2016
It would have been helpful if Dr. [...] and Dr. Forrester communicated prior to my visit. I was sent from one physician to the next.
100

05/23/2016
CARING DR
100

04/28/2016
Good experience with all 3 doctors involved in my care
 

02/10/2016
For first time visit I was very pleased with dr. and staff.
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Northwest Heart & Lung Surgical Associates
122 West 7th Avenue Suite 110
Spokane, WA 99204
509-625-1868
Providence Center for Congenital Heart Disease
101 West 8th Avenue Suite 4300E
Spokane, WA 99204