Matthew Lynch, M.D.

Meet Dr. Lynch

Board-certified general surgeon Dr. Matthew Lynch is the founder and medical director of Lynch Vein & Aesthetics. He is board certified through the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Lynch is also proud to be a distinguished fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has presented multiple research papers, published articles, authored book chapters, and taught surgical skills as an instructor for The University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Lynch is a distinguished general surgeon with experience in vein surgery, aesthetic surgery, laser skin treatments, and laser-assisted incision-free liposuction. Today, he dedicates his career to vein and aesthetic medicine by offering patients advanced varicose vein treatments, aesthetic injectables, laser skin treatments, and laser-assisted incision-free liposuction at his private Peoria, AZ practice.

Skills and Specialties

With a varied background in many different specialties throughout his career, Dr. Lynch has many skills that cross several areas of medicine. In his career, Dr. Lynch has:

  • Led and participated in a thriving general surgery practice (performed more than 5,000 surgeries, endoscopies, colonoscopies, esophagogastroduodenoscopies, and 150 endovenous ablations)
  • Recruited to spearhead the transition of Banner Medical Center from a Level IV to a Level III trauma center
  • Instructed Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS) at the American College of Surgeons
  • Taught laparoscopic skills as an instructor at The University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Served as a president of the medical staff, chair of surgery, and as a member of the executive and innovation/technology committees
  • Concurrently served as a preceptor for general surgery resident rotations within the University of Wisconsin Family Medicine Residency Program and the Physician Assistant Program

Education and Training

After he attended the University of Wisconsin for biochemistry, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Lynch continued his education to earn a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, WI in 2002. He completed an integrated general surgery residency in Chicago, IL at Rush University – John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County from 2002 – 2007. In this residency experienced, Dr. Lynch rotated between multiple surgical services at RUMC, Cook County Hospital (CCH), and Rush North Shore Hospital. His responsibilities at RUMC encompassed multiple general surgery services, including colorectal surgery with Dr. Theodore Saclarides, endocrine surgery with Dr. Richard Prinz, hernia surgery with Dr. Keith Millikan, hepatobiliary, and advanced foregut surgery with Dr. Alexander Doolas. He also participated in extensive ICU care for critically ill post-operative patients.

In this residency, Dr. Lynch's responsibilities encompassed all aspects of general surgical care, including thoracic, oncology, breast, and endocrine surgery. He worked closely with Drs. Phil Donahue and Harry Richter. Dr. Lynch served in CCH’s very busy trauma center, which involved extensive emergency trauma surgery for penetrating and blunt traumatic injuries. His work at Rush North Shore Hospital included an understudy with Dr. Jose Velasco to gain exposure to community general surgery, a wide range of general surgical procedures, and a diverse population of patients.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lynch is proud to be a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Arizona Chapter,
    Trauma Committee Member, 2015 – Present
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS),
    Fellow, 2010 – Present
  • American Society of General Surgeons (ACGS),
    Member, 2009 – Present
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES),
    Member, 2006 – Present
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Inc. (SLS),
    Member
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society,
    Member

PRESENTATIONS and Publications 

Local and National Presentations

Lynch, M.L. Is that Heartburn or Something Else? Presented at the Aging with Grace Lecture Series, 2016 and 2017.

Lynch, M.L. Women’s Health: Cancer. Presented for the Spirit of Women, 2015.

Lynch, M.L. Trauma In The Elderly. Presented at the Aging with Grace Lecture Series, 2015.

Lynch, M.L. Ask An Expert. Presented at Banner Day at the Ballpark, 2015.

Lynch, M.L. Blunt and Penetrating Trauma. Presented at Tape and Chart: Continuing Education for EMS, 2015.

Lynch, M.L. Varicose Veins & VNUS Closure® Procedure. Presented at Divine Savior Healthcare Community, 2014.

Lynch, M.L. Surgical Solutions For Obesity. Presented at Women’s Night Out at Divine Savior Healthcare, 2010.

Lynch, M.L. Relief For Chronic Acid Reflux. Presented at Divine Savior Community, 2010.

Publications

Lynch, M.L., and Brand, M.I. Preoperative Evaluation and Oncologic Principles of Colon Cancer Surgery. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. August, 2005.

Lynch, M.L., and Saclarides, T.J. Radiation Injuries of the Rectum. Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 6th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders-Elsevier. January, 2007.

Liedtke, A.J., and Lynch, M.L. Alteration of Gene Expression for Glycolytic Enzymes in Aerobic and Ischemic Myocardium. American Journal of Physiology. October, 1999.

Reviews

"Dr. Lunch was amazing ! Professional and took his time ."

S.S.

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"I love coming here for my laser removal, staff is friendly and very professional. I would definitely recommend."

D.S.

Google

"I wish I could give 100 stars. Dr. Matt is the best. He is so knowledgeable and caring in his practice. Very trustworthy, if you are nervous about any procedure, head in for a consult--you will be put at ease."

K.S.

Google

"I’ve had a wonderful experience working with Dr. Lynch. He is kind, caring, and compassionate. Every question or concern I’ve had has been addressed with patience and understanding. The results are incredible and I always feel more confident with each visit. Dr. Lynch has built a beautiful new office. I can’t thank you enough for creating such a welcoming environment. The staff is friendly and kind. They treat you like family and make you feel at home. Thank you for such a wonderful experience! I can’t wait to come back!"

K.D.

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"I'm so happy I found out about Dr. Lynch and the vein treatments he offers! He's very kind and friendly, and the office is very clean and beautiful. It was difficult to find someone who would treat facial veins and Dr. Lynch was very reassuring and did a great job."

A.C.

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