Dr. Stephen Matter, MD

Dr. Stephen Matter, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Matter, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Normal, IL. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

Mid Central Illinois Gastroente

2200 Jacobssen Dr

Normal, IL 61761
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart

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Top Care Areas

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Heartburn
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Matter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Matter "Dr. Matter has been a Gastroenterologist in private practice in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois since 1989."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matter Dr. Matter has been a Gastroenterologist in private practice in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois since 1989. He also practices at OSF St. James Hospital in Pontiac, Illinois. Dr. Matter is a member of Premier Medical Group, LLC and Advocate Bromenn Physician Partners. Education: MD, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Residency: Worcester Memorial Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts Fellowship: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas Board of Certifications: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate American Subspecialty Board of Gastroenterology
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Worcester Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Worcester Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Kans School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Matter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Matter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Matter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matter to family and friends
4.3
based on 84 total reviews (62 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (84)

  • 5
    (65)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Matter's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (62)

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Now Accepting New Patients
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Dr. Matter accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Platinum PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Matter has admitting privileges

Advocate Bromenn Medical Center
1304 Franklin Ave
Normal, IL 61761
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OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center
2200 E Washington St
Bloomington, IL 61701
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