Carolyn A. Matzinger, M.D. has built her career around the premise that the most important aspect of treatment is creating a deep connection with each individual patient. Her style combines cutting edge research and diagnostics in anti-aging medicine with the personal attention missing today in modern medicine. Her passion for healing and personal touch is the embodiment of her work and continues to be at the forefront of her practice.
Dr. Matzinger’s career began in 1987 upon receiving her Medical Degree from Wright State University School of Medicine. Completing her Internal Medicine Residency Program in 1990 at the Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio provided a solid basis for Dr. Matzinger’s study in Internal Medicine followed by Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine. As an Internal Medicine Specialist and Diplomate of the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine, she has worked diligently to be at the forefront of her specialty. She is currently licensed in five states including; Nevada, California, Ohio, Idaho, and Montana.
Dr. Matzinger’s career has been honored numerous times by both her peers and industry thought leaders. In 2005, she was named Physician of the Year, The Golden Stethoscope Award by St. Rose Dominican Hospitals. That same year, she was also honored with the Quarterly Marcus Welby Award. Dr. Matzinger was named one of Las Vegas’ Top Doctors by the Beauty, Health and Fitness Magazine. She is a Lifetime Honoree of the Strathmore’s Who’s Who and a member of America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals. Dr. Matzinger co-authored Audacious Aging with other professionals such as Deepak Chopra, and Andrew Weil, which won a silver medal in the Independent Publisher book awards.
Dr. Matzinger maintains her leadership role within the Henderson community by serving on the Board of Directors of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and lectures frequently throughout the Las Vegas / Henderson area and nationwide. Recently, Dr. Matzinger was named one of 2017, 2018 and 2019 Top Docs and Dentists in Las Vegas. Dr. Matzinger has also been recognized as one of THE TOP 100 WOMEN OF THE YEAR for 2018, one of THE TOP 25 WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES for 2018 and one of THE TOP 100 WOMEN OF INFLUENCE for 2019 by MY VEGAS magazine.
A quote by Nelson Mandela summarizes the essence of Dr. Matzinger's role in both the community and to the lives of her patients, "As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others".