Matthew B. Smith, MD, FACG

Gastroenterology

4.8
268 Ratings
Years in Practice: 34 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
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2022
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2021
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2017
Phi Beta Kappa 1987
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, 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

4.8
268 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
266 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
266 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
265 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
266 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.8
265 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.
"Dr Smith is professional, efficient and knowledgeable. He explains in detail about how the procedure went and if there were any problems."
5
Feb. 12, 2024
"The best experience! Wonderful staff and caring physician."
5
Jan. 11, 2024
"All very well, and efficient"
5
Jan. 8, 2024
"VERY KIND and CARING staff from prep to completion, with lots of genuine - smiles."
4.6
Jan. 1, 2024
"Dr. Smith was helpful in easing my anxiety concerning the procedure."
5
Dec. 31, 2023
"Overall, good experience: Didn't have to wait long to schedule appt., thorough prep instructions, and procedure went well."
5
Dec. 18, 2023
"My experience with Dr Smith was very positive. He was very professional, but showed concern, understanding and interest in my current difficulty. Spoke in terms I could understand, as well as inserting some humor in the discussion. I like and trust him very much."
5
Dec. 18, 2023
"He made me feel so much better talking to me"
5
Dec. 10, 2023
"One of the kindest doctors I've ever met"
5
Nov. 30, 2023
"Showed concern & explained situation/condition very well. Promptly set up appt w/surgeon because of pain I was experiencing."
5
Nov. 30, 2023
"Everyone was very kind, helpful, professional and knowledgeable. They answered any questions and showed compassion and care during my recovery. Thank you."
5
Nov. 25, 2023
"Very good"
5
Nov. 24, 2023
"Excellent"
5
Nov. 17, 2023
"Very great service"
5
Nov. 12, 2023
"Everyone was very helpful and kind"
5
Nov. 5, 2023
"Kindness from the receptionist to the anesthesiologist, to Dr Smith certainly eased my nerves; thank you."
5
Nov. 5, 2023
"The staff were very attentive. Overall, it was a great experience."
5
Nov. 4, 2023
"Excellent"
5
Oct. 24, 2023
"Great staff"
5
Oct. 20, 2023
"*Dr. Smith and his staff are great! It's comforting to know I will always get a quick response when I call or message through MyChart to ask a question or asking for advise."
5
Oct. 19, 2023
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