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Meet Matthew Eidem, MD


Matthew Eidem, MD

Dr. Eidem is a digestive health specialist and is considered one of the best stomach and colon doctors in Plano. He completed his post-graduate training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. During this training, he served as the Chief Resident and was honored with the Shirley D. Levine Most Compassionate Intern Award.

His gastroenterology practice specializes in important health maintenance screenings of the GI tract like colon cancer screening with colonoscopy. Early detection and diagnosis of cancer saves lives. He helps to promote this awareness by participating in local DFW area events each year. To learn more about screening guidelines, please visit our colon cancer information page.

Dr. Eidem’s patients often comment on his unique ability to convey knowledge to them regarding their condition and the rationale behind treatment plans tailored to fit their needs. He is simply regarded as one of the kindest persons you’ll meet by patients, staff, and peers.

GI Practice Philosophy

Excellent medical care not only involves prompt and compassionate service, but also active and ongoing patient education throughout the evaluation and treatment process. I find that patient satisfaction is highest when they are able to effectively participate in their health care decisions.”

  • Matthew Eidem, MD

Gastroenterologist Plano TX

Matthew Eidem, MD brings 15+ years of compassionate and innovative digestive care to the Plano area. If you are experiencing nagging symptoms, such as bloating or hemorrhoids, it’s important to be evaluated by a doctor who specializes in digestive health to determine if there is a larger medical issue.

  • Over 10,000 colonoscopy procedures performed
  • 700+ online reviews with a 4.8-star average
  • Distinguished as one of the Best Doctors in Dallas by his peers
  • Board-certified in Gastroenterology

Outside of Medicine

Dr. Eidem enjoys sports, traveling and spending time with his family. He is married and has two children.

About Matthew Eidem, MD

Education

  • UT Health Science Center | Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Nutrition (2007)
  • UT Health Science Center | Chief Resident Dept. of Internal Medicine (2004)
  • UT Health Science Center | Internal Medicine Residency (2003)
  • UT Health Science Center | Internal Medicine Internship (2001)
  • University of Minnesota Medical School | Degree – M.D. (2000)
  • North Dakota State University | Degree – B.S. (1996)

Work Experience

  • DHAT | Gastroenterologist (2007 – present)
  • Chief Resident / Clinical Instructor Dept. of Internal Medicine at UT Health Science Center (2003-2004)

Certifications

  • Board-Certified – American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology
  • Board-Certified – American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology Internal Medicine
  • UT Health Science Center | Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Medical License Texas | 2000 – present

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medical City Plano

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Heartburn / GERD
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Honors

  • Best Doctors in Dallas – D Magazine
  • Super Doctor & Rising Stars Award – Super Doctors
  • Patient’s Choice Award – American Registry
  • Dept. of Medicine Fellow of the Year – Univ. of Texas Health Science Center
  • Junior & Senior Resident of the Year – Univ. of Texas Health Science Center
  • Shirley D. Levine Most Compassionate Intern Award – Univ. of Texas Health Science Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Gastroenterology, 2004 – present
  • Associations: American Gastroenterology Association, 2004 – present
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2004 – present
  • Texas Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2004 - present
  • Texas Medical Association, 2000 - present

Research

  • “Gallstone Ileus Presenting as Hematemesis”, Eidem M. et al. Experience: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 66(3): 596-597, September 2007
  • “Affect of One Dose of Zegerid® on a Four Day pH Study in a Trauma Victim”, Brown K., Eidem M. – Poster Presentation at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2006
  • “Patient Use of Herbal Medicines in Rural Allopathic Clinics: Turning Over a New Leaf?” - a community-oriented clinical project, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1999