Matthew Farrell

Matthew Farrell, MD

  • Family Medicine

Appointments: (614) 293-4980

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.


  • 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

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Family Medicine
  • 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. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Family Medicine
Riverside Methodist Hospital
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2011

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Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

My Department

Family Medicine


308 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.7
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.7
  • Knows My Medical History 4.5
  • Shows Respect 4.7
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

44 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2018

I have always had a good experience.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Dr.Farrell is always a great listener and answers all of my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Very good.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Dr. Farrell responded quickly via email/online site.

Reviewed on Jun 08, 2018

I wish he was able to carefully listen to my health concerns. Very occasionally does he miss to answer one or two questions. I don't think that it is a big issue especially when he types up something on the computer while I raise a question. I am amazed by his response to any questions even at midnight. He truly cares about my health, and always advises as to what I should do to prevent the illness from recurring.

Reviewed on Jun 04, 2018

All good.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

Dr. Farrell is the nicest doctor I have ever been to. I'm not exaggerating. He actually listens which is wonderful.

Reviewed on May 21, 2018

The best! Gives a lot of attention to our needs.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018

Very knowledgeable, very helpful in finding the right one.

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

Dr. Farrell is a thorough physician who cares about providing the best treatment plan to meet my needs - He is very knowledgable about current medical care guidelines.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Farrell has reported no relationships with companies or entities.