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Matthew B. Smith, MD, FACG

Philosophy of Care

Practicing medicine and having patients trust me to the extent that they are able to share their personal problems is a privilege. I believe it is important to listen to the concerns of my patients and to educate them so that together we can decide on a plan to treat their symptoms or disease.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 254 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Gastroenterology
    • Years in Practice: 29


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Inflammatory bowel disease, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, colon cancer screening and evaluation and gastroesophageal reflux disease


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Running, golf and reading


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/1987
    Degree Medical Doctor

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Chicago Medical Center
    Title Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Chicago Medical Center
    Specialty Gastroenterology

  • Procedures

    Gastroenterology
  • Memberships

    • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
    • American Gastroenterological Association
    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology

    Name Phi Beta Kappa

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 254 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    250 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    250 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    250 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    249 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    253 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    250 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    244 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    247 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    247 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.6
    239 ratings


    Comments (26)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Apr 24, 2019
    Appreciated his factual, non-alarming approach.  
    4.5
    Apr 17, 2019
    dr was very nice and seemed to understand my concerns  
    5.0
    Apr 16, 2019
    I trust in Dr. Smith's judgment, skills and efficiency. Dr. Smith is fastidious in returning calls/answering my concerns. He actively listens to my concerns and responds in a manner that I can understand and See more  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    I was going to say that I feel very confident in Dr. Smith and his thorough explanations etc. Great doctor! Plus he is very kind!  
    5.0
    Mar 19, 2019
    Dr. Smith was incredibly helpful, friendly, calming and wise. His staff was amazing too. Great experience! A+++  
    5.0
    Mar 17, 2019
    Dr. Smith is a wonderful, caring Dr.  
    4.9
    Mar 14, 2019
    *Dr. Smith is very good at explaining what's going on inside my body using wall chart/illustration.  
    2.3
    Mar 03, 2019
    I had concerns about an upcoming procedure he would provide and I felt very dismissed. Still not sure I want to use him moving forward. It may be a personality clash and I'm sure is See more  
    5.0
    Mar 02, 2019
    I have never had a doctor that gave his total concentration while I was talking to him. Face to face and complete eye contact.  
    5.0
    Feb 24, 2019
    dr. Smith explained everything to me. He explained what possibly was wrong and ordered tests. He also gave me follow up suggestions with an orthopedic spine doctor. He was right on the money and I See more  
    4.9
    Feb 21, 2019
    Dr. Matthew Smith is an amazing person. He took the time to listen to my problem. He carefully explained what the diagnosis was and how he would treat it. I wish all doctors treated their See more  
    5.0
    Feb 07, 2019
    *Dr. Smith is a great doctor, I really like him.  
    5.0
    Jan 02, 2019
    Great experience  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2018
    Good.  
    4.8
    Dec 12, 2018
    Very informative and elaborative on the condition I was seeing him about.  
    5.0
    Dec 05, 2018
    Dr. Smith, was immediately put me at ease, very friendly and interested in what was going on with me. Plus he was very clear on my condition, what course to take, future tests and appointments See more  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2018
    It was an excellent experience and very informative. He was also very patient with me about anything that I didn't understand.  
    4.6
    Sep 03, 2018
    Dr. was very helpful in allaying my fears about my condition. Provided very helpful information in dealing and living with my condition.  
    5.0
    Aug 08, 2018
    I appreciate the folder with take home instructions and recommendations Dr. Smith had offered in my visit. Very helpful!  
    4.9
    Jul 22, 2018
    Awesome Caring Doctor  
    4.5
    Jul 10, 2018
    my doctor is the best.  
    3.5
    Jul 08, 2018
    The visit felt brief. Overall I got what I came for but would like a little more detail about my type of condition.  
    5.0
    Jun 21, 2018
    good  
    5.0
    Jun 08, 2018
    I have never had a bad experience with Dr. Smith nor has my husband.  
    5.0
    May 29, 2018
    This was the first time I meet Dr. Smith and I liked him very much.  
    5.0
    May 22, 2018
    good  
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