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Matthews, Thomas Landon

School of Medicine
Psychiatry
(210) 567-0302
matthewst@uthscsa.edu

Thomas L. Matthews, M.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) in the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Matthews graduated from Austin College with a degree in Biology, and went on to attend medical school at UTHSCSA, graduating there in 1997. He then completed General Psychiatry Residency as well as a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency from UTHSCSA in 2002. In 2002 he joined the faculty in the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He is board certified in both General and Child &Adolescent Psychiatry.



Dr. Matthews currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in the School of Medicine. In this capacity he works in managing student related issues, managing the medical student career advising system, and directs clerkship scheduling.

He also serves as Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Associate Residency Training Director. Previously he was the Residency Training Director from 2004 until 2012. In this capacity he helps manage the clinical and educational experiences of the child and adolescent psychiatry residents, and works to keep up the accreditation of the program. Dr. Matthews also teaches residents/fellows, from interns to fifth year residents, and provides didactic and clinical teaching as well as psychotherapy and career supervision for them. Teaching medical students is also a key role that Dr. Matthews plays. He teaches first through fourth year medical students.



Dr. Matthews sees patients at the Clarity Child Guidance Center. This is a non-profit United Way organization that focuses on improving the mental health of the children in our community. He supervises residents and medical students in clinics there and helps organize the medical aspects of the Center. Dr. Matthewsclinical practice focuses on the treatment of childhood disorders and helping families to manage with the stresses in life that occur because of these. The primary focus of his treatment is medication management and improving family systems.

9/2012 - Present Clinical Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX
6/2008 - Present Assistant Dean of Student Affairs UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX

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