Dr. Benjamin Mathew, MD

Dr. Benjamin Mathew, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Benjamin Mathew, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rockford, IL. He specializes in ophthalmology.

2350 N Rockton Ave

Rockford, IL 61103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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more than 75% of peers
more than 60% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
more than 58% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mathew does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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9  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. Mathew is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mathew has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Mathew has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mathew's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mathew to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mathew's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was very impress and very thankful for the great work you have done, my vision is great again just wanted to say thank you so much.
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I am very pleased with the procedure. The result is far greater than anything I could have imagined. Dr. Mathew is very thorough from beginning to end. Thank you Dr Mathew for letting me see again
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I was very pleased with the outcome of my cateract surgery done by Dr. Mathew.. I didn't have any problems and I can see out of that eye very good..
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Dr Mathew is very patient. Takes a lot of time to explain procedures. Does not make you feel like you are rushing him. He is very willing to answer questions that you have. I have recommended him to a couple friends.
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Dr. Mathew is very personable and kind. He listens and makes eye contact with you. His staff is very nice and knowledgeable.
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