Margaret Mary Matthews , MD

Family Practice - Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine

(803) 434-1210

Palmetto Health USC Medical Group
3010 Farrow Rd Ste 300
Columbia, SC 29203


"I chose to specialize in geriatric medicine for the opportunity to individualize the care of my patients." As an internist and geriatrician, Dr. Matthews specializes in providing primary care services to patients age 65 and older. She is uniquely qualified for her chosen medical field. In addition to caring for patients at Senior Primary Care, Dr. Matthews is actively involved in ongoing research and teaching, serving as a guest lecturer at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine as well as mentoring medical students in geriatric-related research. Dr. Matthews enriches her knowledge through conferences like the Geriatric Medicine Conference hosted by the Harvard School of Medicine in Boston. She also is widely published in medical journals, including the American Geriatric Society, on topics ranging from physical activity and risk of depression in the elderly to assessing memory impairment. In her free time, Dr. Matthews enjoys being with her children. Professional Credentials: Medical Degree: University of North Carolina Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine Fellowship: Clinical and Research Fellowships in Geriatrics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Board Certified, Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualifications

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 27 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1994

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Palmetto Health Richland Hospital

Specialties: Family Practice - Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS SC BlueEssentials Network
  • BlueEssentials Individual and Family
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Matthews's Office Information

Fax: (803) 343-4121
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM

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