Matthew M. Evans, DO Providence Medical Group

Epileptologist
Languages: English, Spanish
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Evans is a board-certified neurologist specializing in caring for patients with epilepsy and seizures. He works with patients to help diagnose the cause of seizures and find the best treatments for their situation from medications to surgical interventions and other therapies. He performs comprehensive epilepsy evaluation and treatment including: Detailed neurological exam, Electroencephalograms (EEG), Epilepsy monitoring (EMU), Epilepsy medication and dietary treatment, Epilepsy surgery and vagal nerve stimulator. He joins Providence after serving as the assistant director of the MEG & Functional Brain Mapping Center at the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute in Summit, New Jersey. He is also an educator who served as a clinical instructor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Evans is a proud father and enjoys fly fishing, telemark skiing, mountain biking and ultimate Frisbee. Before earning his doctoral degree, he was an emergency room technician and a whitewater rafting guide in the Grand Canyon and he assisted an archaeological expedition in the Peten Rain Forest, Guatemala.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2006
Sparrow Hospital
Internship
2007
Michigan State University - Department of Surgery
Residency
2010
Michigan State University
Residency
2010
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship
2011
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal eeg
  • absence epilepsy
  • concussive seizure
  • electroencephalography
  • epilepsy
  • epilepsy diet therapy
  • epilepsy monitoring unit evaluation (emu)
  • epilepsy surgery
  • evaluation for epilepsy surgery
  • first seizure clinic
  • focal seizures
  • generalized seizures
  • myoclonic seizures
  • post traumatic seizures
  • psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
  • temporal lobe epilepsy
  • vagus nerve stimulation
  • wada testing
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 (65 Ratings, 18 Comments)


100

11/30/2017
Good, appropriate sense of humor too.
100

11/01/2017
in the last 15 years since I've found out about my brain tumor, I've had 9 different neurologists. Dr Evans is FINALLY the nicest, most comforting, dr I've experienced. he LISTENS to me, he talks to me, he has ideas, and he listens to MY ideas. dr Evans makes eye contact with me, and my appts with him are the first appts I LOOK FORWARD TO!!! :) I LOVE him!! I really do. I think my parents are actually finally more relaxed now because they know we've finally found someone who cares about my health and is trying to help. Thank you so much.
100

10/31/2017
very knowledgeable, listening to my needs and kept my seizures under control.
90

10/25/2017
Dr. Evans agreed with my frustration of finding a psychiatrist in the field that could help me with epilepsy related questions and understood medications and side effects
100

10/23/2017
dr.evans and staff are excellent
100

09/14/2017
My medication changes were not sent to my primary care provider.
100

09/04/2017
Dr. Evans is awesome.
100

08/09/2017
Dr. Evans is kind, listened & established an effective doctor/patient rapport and earned my professional trust & confidence. This was the initial appointment with him, and he asked questions beyond the facts of seizure frequency & medications. He took TIME to learn & understand his patients.
100

05/25/2017
Dr. Matthews was attentive and informative. I could not have asked for a better Neurologist.
90

05/17/2017
Open, explained other options if wanted.
 

05/12/2017
Dr. Evans always very pleasant, caring, concerned and easy to talk with. Marvelous bedside manner.
100

05/05/2017
Dr Evans is very nice and truly cares about his patients.
100

05/02/2017
I appreciate that he is knowledgeable & listens. I feel like we actually have a conversation vs. me being talked down to.
90

04/21/2017
Dr. Evans is the man! I love him. He is a great doctor. I wish there was more time to pick his brain.
100

04/11/2017
I was very pleased w/the doctor & his staff.
90

03/29/2017
I have had multiple neurologists in my past and Dr Evans is by far my favorite. He is a wonderful listener, he speaks quiet, he is gentle, kind, and all these things are extremely important in this field. if possible, I will stick with him as long as he is around!
100

02/26/2017
best neurologist in the state
90

01/30/2017
This provider has always given honest answers and lots of information to help us make informed decisions about a condition that is unpredictable and not easily managed. He always talks to my daughter, and treats her with respect, listens to our sometimes lengthy updates and has a calming presence. He also respects the parents' input and instincts and includes us as part of the decision making team. We absolutely appreciate Dr. Evans!
 
Providence Neurological Specialties-East
5050 Northeast Hoyt Street Suite 315
Portland, OR 97213
503-215-8585
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Seaside Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Newberg Medical Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital