Dr. Stephen Matter, MD

Dr. Stephen Matter, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 64

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(224) 326-1012

Dr. Stephen Matter, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Normal, IL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Advocate Bromenn Medical Center and OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Matter to book an appointment.

Locations

Gastrointestinal Institute, LLC

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Gastrointestinal Institute, LLC2200 Jacobssen Dr Normal, IL 61761
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    • Mon: 12:00pm - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 12:00pm - 4:30pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: closed
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Matter is affiliated with Advocate Bromenn Medical Center Normal, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

Dr. Matter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Matter

4.9

Based on 585 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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it was great wounderful
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Joseph H. – Jul 30, 2021
it has always been good, staff,nurses,
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Daniel E. – Jul 19, 2021
Dr. Matter is a skilled physician. He is also kind in his bedside or office manner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kathi F. – Jul 06, 2021
dr was very informational and made me feel comfortable. nursing staff was amazing!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sierra B. – Jul 01, 2021
Excellent service
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Jul 01, 2021
My experience was good. Everyone, from Dr. Matter to the various nurses, were friendly, professional and explained what they were doing and what I could expect. Truly, I felt they were concerned for my welfare and I would recommend this facility.
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Jun 29, 2021
Dr Matter answers all questions and concerns.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Jun 09, 2021
Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James T. – May 26, 2021
dr matter is the best. he's respectfull, very friendly, and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sandy H. – May 04, 2021
I was very nervous about the procedure, but the everyone made me feel calm and comfortable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jennifer L. – Apr 27, 2021
very professional and kind would recommend to other patients
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James S. – Apr 13, 2021
doctor matter is very good
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Scott H. – Apr 08, 2021
Dr Matter is the best. I can't recommend him enough
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Evan C. – Mar 30, 2021
excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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M. R. – Mar 25, 2021
excellent. crew was a pro.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael M. – Mar 20, 2021
This physician and his staff take great pride in being patient-focusd. Everyone is professional, competent, and reassuring. The doctor has much experience and is trustworthy in his advice to patients. The facility is always clean and is modern with the latest technology.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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TL – Mar 10, 2021
always excellent care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Miles Y. – Mar 10, 2021
it was good
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ryan S. – Mar 08, 2021
very pleasant
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anonymous – Mar 03, 2021
Everyone east to talk with, personable and professional. It all went as they explained. 120% pleased
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Erik W. – Feb 24, 2021

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Matter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matter treats Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Matter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matter treats Gastritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Matter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Matter treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Matter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Matter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Achalasia
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fatigue
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Heart Failure
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypertension
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paracentesis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Matter accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
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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
Preferred PPO
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pekin Insurance
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Matter has been a Gastroenterologist in private practice in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois since 1989. He also practices at OSF St. James Hospital in...Read more

Biography

Dr. Matter has been a Gastroenterologist in private practice in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois since 1989.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

Education

Worcester Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1989
University of Kansas
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Worcester, Ma
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Stephen Matter, MD?

Call (224) 326-1012 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Stephen Matter, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Matter has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Stephen Matter, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Stephen Matter, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Matter's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Stephen Matter, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Stephen Matter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Matter frequently treats Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System , Gastritis, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Matter treats.

Where is Dr. Stephen Matter, MD's office located?

Dr. Matter's office is located at 2200 Jacobssen Dr, Normal, IL 61761. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Matter is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Advocate Bromenn Medical Center

Normal, IL

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center

Pontiac, IL

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center

Bloomington, IL

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)