Steven Mather, MD

Spine Surgery, The Spine Center

145 Ratings
Years in Practice: 31 years
Practices In: Lockport, Westmont
Patients Seen: Adults

I am here to help each patient with their prob­lem, whether it be sur­gi­cal or non-sur­gi­cal. Many spine prob­lems can be com­plex, oth­ers are sim­ple. With 29 years of expe­ri­ence, I will lend a hand to those in need. By stay­ing in touch with state of the art tech­nol­o­gy blend­ed with a car­ing approach, we strive to give each and every patient the best expe­ri­ence possible.

Clinical Interests

Min­i­mal­ly inva­sive surgery, revi­sion surgery, failed back syn­drome, micro­surgery, com­put­er-aid­ed surgery

Personal Interests

Astro­physics, fish­ing, exer­cise, golf, music

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery North American Spine Society
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale
120 North Oak Street Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 630-856-9000 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 331-221-1000 Get Directions
University of Illinois Graduation Date: 1985 Degree: MD
Marcopa County Hospital Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery
Case Western Reserve University Orthopaedics
Provider’s Publications
The One Year Results of the STAC minimally invasive lumbar fusion
September 2019


Anterior Cervical Corpectomy, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF), Cervical Disc Replacement, Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy, Cervical Laminaplasty (or Laminoplasty), Hernia Surgery, Laminectomy (Cervical) with Fusion, Laminectomy (Cervical, Lumbar and Thoracic), Lateral Interbody Fusion Microdiscectomy (XLIF), Lumbar Corpectomy, Lumbar Disc Microsurgery, Lumbar Disc Replacement, Microdiscectomy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive TLIF, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF), Spinal Fusion (Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar)


Cervical Radiculopathy, Degenerative Disc Disease, Facet Joint Syndrome, Herniated Discs, Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica), Spinal Infection, Spondylolisthesis


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

145 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

145 Ratings

Provider showed concern

144 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

145 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

145 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

143 Ratings


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 professional answered and looked into all of my concerns"
Jul. 6, 2022
"Great Dr. And Surgeon. Very detailed explaining everything with full clarity which was very much appreciated. Dr. Mather big Thumbs up and would recommend the Dr. To anyone with issues similar in nature to mine."
Jul. 1, 2022
"Dr. Mather is great,and his nursing staff are so sweet"
Jun. 10, 2022
May. 25, 2022
"*Dr. Mather is really concern about his patient especially explaining how your condition is pertaining to your treatment."
May. 20, 2022
"Dr.Mathers whole team is awesome"
May. 18, 2022
"Very helpful in explaining problems and solutions."
May. 17, 2022
"I would recommend anyone with similar issues to see Dr. Mather."
Apr. 7, 2022
"Dr Mather was very helpful explaining options for my health problem."
Mar. 17, 2022
"He is the BEST"
Mar. 9, 2022
"Dr. Mather was very thoughtful, performed x-rays the in office. Will return as I have agreed to let him perform the surgery needed."
Mar. 8, 2022
"Again, too difficult to get appointments at reasonable times."
Feb. 24, 2022
"Dr. Mather and staff were the most courteous and polite I have ever encountered. I was more than pleased with my experience. The staff all took their time and showed extraordinary courtesy"
Feb. 17, 2022
"Dr Mather is best spine surgeon. He's caring and compassionate and really thinks to give you the best treatment possible. Noone else touches my neck or spine."
Feb. 9, 2022
"The doctor explained fully why I should not have either vertiflex or spinal surgery"
Feb. 6, 2022
"Dr. O'Leary is one of the best within the group. He actually seems to care about the patient"
Jan. 19, 2022
"Very Good"
Dec. 30, 2021
"Mather is great!"
Dec. 10, 2021
"Dr Mather was excellent. Duly Health is lucky to have him on staff. Thank you!"
Dec. 8, 2021
"*Dr. Mather was very cognizant that I get squeamish, so he did a great job of explaining everything to my husband, but double checked I understood."
Dec. 1, 2021
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