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Steven Mather, MD

Philosophy of Care

My approach is simple: I place myself in the position of the patient and we work together so I can fully understand their goals and concerns and provide sound advice for an attainable outcome. I take pride in my work in the office as well as the operating room, working to deliver the outcomes that allow patients to restore functionality in their daily lives. Leadership, education and the patient experience are important in all aspects of my practice. I leverage my expertise and extensive knowledge in order to improve upon the technology we implement in the operating room. Remaining at the forefront of leading edge technology and patient care are essential so that our patients are offered the best options available.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.6
Based on 198 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • The Spine Center
    • Spine Surgery
    • Years in Practice: 28


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Microsurgery, Cervical, thoracic, lumbar surgery; minimally invasive surgery, revision surgery (failed back syndrome)


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Exercise, photography, astronomy, theoretical physics, theology, music, and spending time with my family.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois
    Graduation Date 05/1985
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School Marcopa County Hospital
    Title Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Case Western Reserve University
    Specialty Orthopaedics

  • Procedures

    Spine Surgery
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • North American Spine Society
    • Scoliosis Research Society
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • DuPage County Medical Society
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.6
    Based on 198 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.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    195 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    196 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.7
    196 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    195 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    195 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.6
    194 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    191 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.6
    194 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.6
    193 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.1
    192 ratings


    Comments (25)

    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
    Aug 14, 2019
    Dr. Mather filled in all of the what, why, and when of my condition. A clear plan is in place for what i need to accomplish my goals.  
    5.0
    Jul 28, 2019
    The care provider was excellent.  
    4.8
    Jul 25, 2019
    it was a first time visit to see Dr Mather.....I was very pleased with how he interacted with me and explained my problems to me  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    outstanding  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    Dr. Mathers was fantastic.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    He is wonderful. He encouraged me. I needed that. He gave us help in future treatment since we will be moving out of state. He ALWAYS spends the time necessary with me.  
    4.9
    Jul 02, 2019
    Explained problems in laymen terms so I could easily understand  
    4.4
    Jul 02, 2019
    The Doctor's nurse or nurse practitioner (the one that gave the the info on Physical Therapy places etc). was VERY nice and Kind.  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    Excellent professional *Dr. Mather is and has always been. He's been by my side thru all of my spine surgeries and many ups & downs. Thank you *Dr. Mather!!!  
    4.9
    Jun 30, 2019
    Dr. Mather is one of the best surgeons you have  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr Mather was a recommendation from my regular orthopedic Dr who I've know for over 37 years  
    4.9
    May 15, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Apr 16, 2019
    still very good  
    4.6
    Apr 10, 2019
    I had previously seen Dr Dalip Pelincovic for 2 microdiscectomy. When I found out he left I was very disappointed and afraid I wouldn't be able to find another doctor within DMG that I liked and See more  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    *Dr. Mather has been so great to go thru this spine surgery, he's the best.  
    3.3
    Feb 24, 2019
    I was taken close to 1/2 hour after my scheduled appointment and it seemed the provider was rushing a bit. He handled the necessary basics but I really didn't have time to react to what he See more  
    5.0
    Feb 20, 2019
    When we have to see a specialist, we're seeing a stranger. Dr Mather made me and my husband comfortable the 1st time we met him. His explanations & information have been 1st rate. I never felt See more  
    4.1
    Feb 12, 2019
    I was not advised about any possible alternatives.  
    4.9
    Jan 22, 2019
    I was pleased and impressed with Dr. Mather and his approach to my problem.  
    5.0
    Jan 13, 2019
    This is an orthopaedic doctor that I visit for orthopaedic issues and I wish all doctors showed the same level of thoroughness and care!  
    5.0
    Jan 08, 2019
    very good  
    4.7
    Dec 26, 2018
    *Dr. Mather is excellent - and would recommend him for any spinal issue.  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2018
    I cannot say enough about how helpful and kind Dr. Mather was to me and my husband. His successful surgery has given me my active life back. I will be forever grateful.  
    4.9
    Dec 10, 2018
    Even though he had to squeeze me in, he spend all the time I needed.  
    4.6
    Dec 02, 2018
    the doctor was clear explained my condition, what has to be done and when, and what I would expectafterwards. He made me feel better not to worry about my condition.  
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