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Cari E. Matthews MD


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PeaceHealth employed provider
  • Emergency Medicine
Biography

Cari Matthews, MD, joined the PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center team of providers in 2017. Dr. Matthews is a seasoned Emergency provider with special interests in remote care, aeromedical evacuation and travel medicine.

Dr. Matthews comes to PeaceHealth from Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana. She is a Navy veteran with 15 years of experience serving with the Navy and Marines, including three combat deployments. She spent three years completing point-of-injury casualty evacuation with Marine helicopters in Iraq. She currently serves as a flight surgeon for the Air National Guard.

Dr. Matthews’ home life is also quite busy, as she has four young, active children under the age of 10, including three-year-old twins. In her limited free time, she enjoys skiing, scuba diving, traveling, hiking and dabbling with cooking.

Education
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Specialty: Emergency Medicine
  • Naval Medical Center
    Specialty: Transitional Year
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Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Washington
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Plan of Washington
  • Coordinated Care Washington
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Medicaid Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Multiplan Network
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Provider Network of America
  • Regence - Oregon & Washington
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance
  • United Healthcare
Privileged Facilities
  • Peace Island Medical Center
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PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center 1117 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360-378-1738 Fax: 360-378-1784

Cari E. Matthews, MD

Emergency Medicine

Cari Matthews, MD, joined the PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center team of providers in 2017. Dr. Matthews is a seasoned Emergency provider with special interests in remote care, aeromedical evacuation and travel medicine.

Dr. Matthews comes to PeaceHealth from Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana. She is a Navy veteran with 15 years of experience serving with the Navy and Marines, including three combat deployments. She spent three years completing point-of-injury casualty evacuation with Marine helicopters in Iraq. She currently serves as a flight surgeon for the Air National Guard.

Dr. Matthews’ home life is also quite busy, as she has four young, active children under the age of 10, including three-year-old twins. In her limited free time, she enjoys skiing, scuba diving, traveling, hiking and dabbling with cooking.

Education

  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Specialty: Other, Not Listed
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Specialty: Emergency Medicine
  • Naval Medical Center
    Specialty: Transitional Year

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