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About Dr. Matorin | Houston ENT
Dr. Matorin is a highly trained otolaryngology and ENT specialist providing the latest medical and surgical treatment options for disorders of the ears, nose, and throat in both adults and children. He has a special interest in allergy, sinus, snoring, and sleep disorders.
He’s a strong advocate for patient education – founding our center around the idea of a holistic approach to medical care. He believes that patients should be highly involved in the decision-making process for their treatment. That’s why Dr. Matorin spends a great deal of time with patients to make sure they fully understand their options.
Dr. Matorin is board certified in ear, nose, and throat, and head and neck surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is also one of the elite few surgeons in the country who is also board certified in sleep medicine.
On top of four years of medical school, he also completed six years of specialty training. He participates in the Maintenance of Certification program developed by the American Board of Medical Specialties, promoting lifelong learning and quality improvement.
Dr. Matorin attended Rice University for his undergraduate degree and completed medical school at UTMB, moving to Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. He trained in general surgery for two years, working in the operating room with Dr. DeBakey and spent the next 4 years training in otolaryngology under Dr. Bobby Alford. Dr. Matorin has served as Chief of Surgery at West Houston Medical Center and has been elected to multiple leadership positions at the Harris County Medical Society (the largest medical society in the country). He’s been listed in H Texas Magazine’s “Top Doctors” several times.
Dr. Matorin is on staff at several area hospitals, including Houston Methodist, one of the top 20 hospitals in the country for ear, nose, and throat surgery according to U.S. News & World Report.
About Our Staff
Our friendly, well-trained staff is designed to make your visits pleasant and informative every time. Members of our staff are fluent in both Spanish and Vietnamese.
What To Expect
Our receptionists will get you started with new patient forms (if you didn’t fill them out online already). We will need your insurance card and picture ID as well as payment for any co-pays required by your insurance. We will use your forms to create the start of your medical record with us.
During Your Visit
Our medical assistants will take you to a patient room and review the reason for your visit. They will make sure the proper instruments and equipment are in place for the doctor and will assist in various procedures that may be performed in the office. In addition, they may perform allergy testing, give allergy shots, and schedule any diagnostic test that the doctor orders.
One of our checkout specialists will schedule any follow-up appointments needed. They will also make sure all your questions have been addressed before you leave – making you feel confident about your treatment plan.
If the doctor recommends surgery, a surgery coordinator will be your main contact person. They will coordinate with the doctor and the facility where your surgery will be performed and schedule a date for the procedure. They will verify your surgery benefits, obtain any authorizations required, review what you can expect before and after the surgery, and answer any questions you may have.
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