Matthew Farrell

Matthew Farrell, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine

4.9 out of 5
  • 161 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 69 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

About Me

As a family medicine physician at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, I treat patients with asthma, exercise induced asthma, athletic injuries, diabetes and hypertension. I also specialize in adolescent medicine and pediatrics, travel medicine, preconception care, contraception, medical education and health promotion. I think it’s important for patients to establish a relationship with a family physician they can trust.

I have a special interest in preventive medicine and vaccinations. I strongly promote preventive health with my patients in order to keep them from getting too sick in the first place. I believe that family medicine is the cornerstone of good healthcare. As family medicine physicians, we provide a basic service that everyone needs.

My favorite part about working at Ohio State is the opportunity to work with and teach medical students. It’s also a great location with good benefits.

When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling, cooking and spending time with my children.
Highlights
  • Lead physician for medical student education at OSU Family Practice New Albany, 2015
  • Family medicine unit director, Med 3 Understanding Patients within Populations Ring, 2016
  • Actively involved with Healthy New Albany as a steering committee member
  • Physician educator/speaker
  • Organized a family walk program, 2015

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Hypertension
  • Asthma
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Education, Medical
  • Family Practice
  • Contraception
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Health Promotion
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Travel Medicine
  • Asthma, Exercise-Induced
  • Preconception Care
  • Primary Care

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

My Videos

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
MD
8/1/2004 - 6/30/2008

Internship

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

7/1/2008 - 6/30/2009

Residency

Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

7/1/2009 - 6/30/2011

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine
1/1/2021

Academic Information

My Department

Family Medicine

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

161 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Oct 05, 2022

    Always very good from the reception to the medical assistant to my doctor. Always very professional.

  • Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

    I have every confidence in him.

  • Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

    Very caring, remembered post concerns (health) and questions, ensured I was still comfortable with his previous answers/guidance (prostate screening).

  • Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

    Very concerned for my well being.

  • Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

    Every thing was excellent - Med student and Dr. Farrell.

  • Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

    He is an excellent primary physician who listens and always has a remedy or advice when I need it.

  • Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

    Always good experience.

  • Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

    Dr. Farrell is the absolute best.

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 09/30/2022, Dr. Farrell has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

  • Ohio Academy of Family Physicians