Matthew B. Smith, MD, FACG

Gastroenterology

4.7
279 Ratings
Years in Practice: 32 years
Practices In: Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Lisle, Oakbrook Terrace
Patients Seen: Adults

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.

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Languages
English
Awards & Accolades
Phi Beta Kappa 1987
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2017
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2021
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2022
Clinical Interests

Inflam­ma­to­ry bow­el dis­ease, Diag­nos­tic and ther­a­peu­tic endoscopy, Colon can­cer screen­ing and eval­u­a­tion, Gas­troe­sophageal reflux dis­ease, Crohn’s disease

Personal Interests

Run­ning, Golf, Reading

Memberships
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America American Gastroenterological Association American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 331-221-1000 Get Directions
School
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Graduation Date: 1987 Degree: MD
Residency
University of Chicago Medical Center Internal Medicine
Fellowships
University of Chicago Medical Center Gastroenterology

Procedures

Capsule Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Colonoscopy, Esophagogastro- duodenoscopy - EGD, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, G-Tube Placement and Removal, Ileoscopy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement, Polyp Removal

Conditions

Achalasia, Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Adults, Barrett's Esophagus, Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease, Diverticular Disease of the Colon in Adults, Eosinophillic Esophagitis (EoE), GERD, Helicobacter Pylori Infection, Ulcerative Colitis in Adults

Ratings


Ratings Category

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.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
279 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.5
278 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.8
277 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.8
277 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.8
268 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.8
278 Ratings

Comments


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.
"Very good."
5
Oct. 2, 2022
"I have recommended patients to Dr. Smith for years and everyone has received wonderful care from him."
5
Aug. 23, 2022
"Very good doctor who cares for patients."
5
Aug. 14, 2022
"Knowledgeable. Great listener."
5
Jul. 2, 2022
"Dr Smith is a great doctor .He listens to you and has compassion ."
5
Jul. 1, 2022
"Dr. Smith is very patient, kind, and understanding. He is sensitive to my concerns."
5
Jun. 25, 2022
"My experience during my visit was excellent. Everyone listened and took very good care of me."
5
Jun. 16, 2022
"As of 6/2/22 I have already recommended Dr Smith to two people."
5
Jun. 11, 2022
"Good"
5
Jun. 1, 2022
"Dr. Smith excellent gastroenterologist"
4.75
May. 20, 2022
"Dr. Smith is wonderful!"
5
May. 5, 2022
"Dr. Smith is a very good doctor! I recommended him to a friend, and he is going to schedule an appointment"
5
May. 1, 2022
"My husband has been seeing Dr Smith for sometime and I was looking for a new GI. He even gave me a call after asking several questions on MyChart over the weekend after seeing him. He Wanted talk to me in person. I appreciated that."
4.75
Apr. 30, 2022
"Dr. Smith is very professional and friendly at the same time. I am confident that he is providing the best possible care for me."
5
Apr. 7, 2022
"From start to finish, I was very impressed with all staff with whom I came into contact."
5
Apr. 7, 2022
"Dr. Smith was very warm in demeanor, and answered all my questions while providing information"
5
Apr. 6, 2022
"Dr. Smith is the best! Over 5 years ago, he diagnosed my husband's illness when no one else could. He's been terrific w/me as well, removing my polyps during my previous colonoscopy three years ago, and then having me come back for this most recent colonoscopy and finding no polyps! He is at the top of his game as far as I'm concerned, and the staff he has surrounding and assisting him are also top notch. I feel so blessed to have a physician who not only knows his craft to a tee, but also truly cares about the patients he treats. Dr Smith and every single professional on his team are the best in the business!"
5
Apr. 2, 2022
"Dr Smith always attentive to any issues I may be having"
5
Mar. 24, 2022
"I know problem recommending this provider to family and friends."
5
Mar. 18, 2022
"Drs were very good at putting me at ease and answering all questions."
4.5
Mar. 17, 2022
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