Matthew Schultzel, DO


Dr. Matthew Schultzel, DO, serves as the Co-Director of United Medical Doctors Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), where he specializes in utilizing cutting-edge technologies to enhance patient outcomes. As the Surgical Director his focus is on the surgical management of patients with IBD. His team works closely with Dr. Navabi and to ensure every patient is treated with the highest level of care. With a particular focus on robotic surgery, Dr. Schultzel has demonstrated a commitment to achieving superior results with reduced risk for his patients. By leveraging robotic-assisted techniques, he is able to provide precise and minimally invasive procedures, leading to faster recovery times and improved surgical outcomes.

In addition to his expertise in robotic surgery, Dr. Schultzel is known for his proficiency in employing advanced technologies to enhance the quality of life for his patients. Through the integration of innovative treatment approaches and personalized care plans, he consistently delivers superior outcomes while prioritizing patient comfort and well-being.

Dr. Schultzel’s dedication to the field is further evidenced by his high patient volume, showcasing his reputation as a trusted healthcare provider within the realm of inflammatory bowel disease. His holistic approach, combining technological advancements with compassionate patient care, sets him apart as a leading practitioner in the field.

Medical Education:
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-California, DO

University of California, San Diego, General Surgery
Hackensack-Palisades Medical Center, General Surgery

Fellowship Training:
UT Health System, Houston Methodist Hospital and Herman Memorial Hospital, Minimal Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopy/Endoscopy

Office Locations:
Murrieta Loma Linda– T: (858) 207-3117 | 28078 Baxter Rd., Ste. 530, Murrieta, CA 92563
Encinitas – T: (858) 207-3117 | 477 N. El Camino Real, Ste. C204, Encinitas, CA 92024
La Jolla – T: (858) 207-3117 |4150 Regents Park Row, Ste., 345, La Jolla, CA 92037