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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Mathews is Good. Dr. Mathews has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Comfortable Office 5.0
Cleanliness 5.0
Advanced Technology 5.0
Caring Manner 5.0
Pain Minimized 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Mathews, DMD, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Mathews graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Birmingham, AL
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Mathews has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Birmingham Hospital 
  • Shelby Baptist Emergency Department 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Louis Mathews DMD and MD is a male Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Where does Dr. John L. Mathews practice?
Dr. John Mathews has 1 office location.
Dr. John Mathews practices Surgery and Surgical Critical Care near Birmingham, AL.
See Birmingham Surgeons.