What’s New

SRC Master Surgeons, 2023

Dr. Schultzel and Dr. Burgess have both recently achieved accreditation as “Master Surgeon in Robotic Surgery” by the Surgical Review Corporation. SRC is a nonprofit organization that accredits medical professionals and facilities through special inspections. See the 2023 accreditation here.

San Diego Magazine Top Doctor, 2023

Dr. Schultzel recently recieved “Top Doctor” honors from San Diego Magazine in their yearly peer-nominated roundup. This marks the fourth time he has been recognized by the publication in additon to the years 202220212019, and 2018.

San Diego magazine works with the San Diego County Medical Society every year to recognize the city’s most prominent medical professionals. For the second year running, Dr. Schultzel was nominated by his peers in the medical field as one of the county’s top colon and rectal surgeons.

San Diego Magazine Feature

Dr. Matt Schultzel and his twin brother, Dr. Mark Schultzel were included in San Diego Magazine’s “San Diego Faces of Healthcare 2022” article featuring the publication’s top doctors for the year. Read here.

CBS News Feature

Dr. Schultzel and his great dane, Thor were featured on CBS 8 San Diego news. The report showcases how Thor acts as a medical therapy dog for Dr. Schultzel’s cancer patients. Read here.

Shoutout Socal Feature

Dr. Schultzel along with his twin brother, Dr. Mark Schultzel were recently the subjects of an article on Shoutout Socal. Read more about their journey as brothers in life and medicine here.

Dr. Schultzel featured in “Inspiring Conversations” segment on SD Voyager

Dr. Schultzel was recently featured in SD Voyager magazine once again. He speaks on his medical background and his medical practice. Read here.

Dr. Schultzel and his Great Dane, Thor featured in Sharp hospital’s Health News

Sharp Health News recently published an article and video featuring Dr. Schultzel and his medical therapy dog, Thor, detailing their efforts to bring comfort to cancer patients. Read here.

Sharp HealthCare Guardian Angel Award

Dr. Schultzel was recently the recipient of the Sharp HealthCare Guardian Angel Award for the year 2022. For more information, see Dr. Schultzel’s Sharp HealthCare profile.

Dr. Schultzel Featured in SD Voyager Magazine

Sharp Health News recently published an article and video featuring Dr. Schultzel and his medical therapy dog, Thor, detailing their efforts to bring comfort to cancer patients. Read here.

Dr. Schultzel Awarded Top Colorectal Surgeon/Proctologist in La Jolla Awards Program, 2022

For the second time since 2019, Dr. Schultzel’s local practice has been recognized for business excellent by the La Jolla Awards Program.

San Diego Magazine Feature

Dr. Schultzel was featured in San Diego Magazine along with his twin brother and fellow physician, Mark. Read the article here.

Top Surgical Oncologist in San Diego 2019

Awarded by the American Cancer Society to recognize cancer care excellence in San Diego. Nominated by Dr. Schultzel’s peers in the medical community and reviewed by a committee comprised of representatives from the county’s leading medical institutions. Learn more.

UCSD 40 Under 40 Winner

BS, BA, Biological Sciences, Social Sciences. Learn more.