Joseph Matheu, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

9550 West 167th Street

Suite 100

Orland Park, IL 60467

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Meet Joseph Matheu, DO

About me



  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board certifications

  • Family Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate South Suburban Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 209 patient ratings.


July 24, 2020 11:29 AM

Dr. Matheu has always been very caring and sweet in all my visit. He listens to my concerns and explains why I need to take care of myself. His nurse is very helpful also.

July 14, 2020 11:13 AM

All aspects were excellent

July 14, 2020 8:13 AM

He took care of my needs and got me healthy again as he always does.

July 13, 2020 8:20 PM


July 13, 2020 8:20 PM


July 6, 2020 2:56 PM

Takes his time to hear what I have to say and then responds with helpful and understandable information.

July 4, 2020 8:21 AM

My visits with Dr. Matheu are always pleasant and informative.

June 29, 2020 2:33 PM

I was impressed with the safety precautions they took to insure the health of the patients when arriving at and inside the office.

June 29, 2020 2:12 PM

My experience was good. The doctor prescribed the test which I took on the same day and I returned about 1 week later when the doctor read and interpreted the test.

June 18, 2020 11:50 AM

Excellent - very knowledgeable.

June 18, 2020 11:50 AM

Excellent nurse.

June 11, 2020 11:06 AM

Dr. Matheu is a very caring physician. He listens to me and answers my questions.

April 3, 2020 12:00 AM

Very kind & understanding. Very thorough.

April 2, 2020 4:19 PM

he is the best I never want him to retire, lol

March 30, 2020 1:22 PM

was a great phone visit. changed a med i am taking which is good will make me better

March 21, 2020 6:53 AM

Dr. Matheu is an outstanding physician that always has his patients interest as a priority. My wife is also a patient and we both have seen Dr. Matheu for quite a few years. Dr. Matheu reviews results with you, checks your history to ensure that you've had or will schedule tests such as blood chemistries, mammograms, etc. and reviews the results with you.

March 9, 2020 2:30 PM

Excellent doctor. Takes his time to hear, evaluate, explain things.

March 7, 2020 10:42 AM


February 22, 2020 7:13 AM

X is mentally handicapped. Dr. Matheu is kind and gentle with X, but incredibly respectful too.

February 9, 2020 12:32 PM


January 11, 2020 9:07 AM

Doctor Mathieu is wonderful

January 8, 2020 2:11 PM

Everything good.

January 8, 2020 2:11 PM

No bad experiences.

January 3, 2020 9:53 AM

Dr. Joe provided professional treatment and medical advise I was looking for!

December 30, 2019 5:04 PM

I plan to switch to Dr. Mattheu as my primary provider after seeing him several times for cough and cold

December 18, 2019 9:46 AM

Very good excellent.

December 18, 2019 9:46 AM

Good experience.

December 3, 2019 8:35 AM

Dr. Matheu really listened to my symptoms & concerns. I refused an ER visit so he ordered extra tests & was amazing with follow up. I will be changing my primary care dr. to see him!

December 3, 2019 8:35 AM

You already know they are overworked, but he made me feel important & listened to my concerns & came up with a plan we both agreed on. Thank you for employing him!

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

My doctor is an excellent physician. He's demonstrated on a number of occasions his knowledge of what's most advantageous for my health even when I may disagree but soon recognize it's best for me.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

All experience have been wonderful, timely,informative, beneficial and encouraging!!

November 13, 2019 11:00 PM

The visit was fine. I did not wait very long even though they were very busy.

November 11, 2019 4:34 PM

Overall good visit. Enjoyed my chat with the doctor, whom I met for the first time. I need to find a new primary care physician.

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM

very good doctor

October 5, 2019 7:00 PM

he is a good doctor and very informative

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

I saw Dr. Matheu because I needed to see someone right away & he was available. What a pleasure it was talking with him. He has lead an incredible life & hasn't stopped even after 50 yrs. of service.

August 26, 2019 7:00 PM

The appointment seemed a bit rushed. For a first time appointment, I expected the physician to be a little more welcoming.

August 20, 2019 7:00 PM

All good!

August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I was disappointed that I had to wait 25 minutes in one of the rooms before being seen by the doctor. The doctor briefly talked with me mainly about if I ever had a colonoscopy which I said no. He suggested ColoGuard instead and I agreed to that instead. He then asked me to sit on the "table" and then with a stethoscope placed on my upper right sideof my torso and then once on the upper left of my back. That was the extent of my annual physical which was not as extensive and thorough that I had always had in previous years.

July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

He seemed to be very attentive and genuinely concerned about my issues. Spent a good amount of time listening and explaining what was going on with my health. I felt very comfortable with him.

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit and o this provider. He saw me right on time and he was very knowledgeable and personable.

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

I enjoyed my experience with the doctor. I was not feeling well at all, and his concern made me feel better. I left with the questions answered and also was given next steps to follow.

June 19, 2019 7:00 PM

All good.

June 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Always good!

May 7, 2019 7:00 PM

I am very happy with the Advocate Med Group

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

dr was great am going to see him again.

April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good. He listened and took time unlike my former provider in Chicago with whom I had been seeing for 20 years.

April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Joseph Matheu is the best doctor I have ever associated with. Always understanding and looks out for my best interest.

April 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Matheu is an awesome physician. I have seen him for years as has my family and we will continue to do so.

March 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Best doctors Advocate Medical Group.

February 26, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Matheu has been my & my family's GP for many years. He is patient, kind & always answer any questions I have. My family also loves him.

February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Matheu is the finest doctor I know.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

It was a very good visit, we discussed my need for knee replacement, and some additional testing that I wanted to know if I needed. He is the best Doctor I have ever had.

January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

it was a good visit.

December 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Always pleasant and informative.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

This provider is very good and knowledgeable.

November 20, 2018 6:00 PM

excellent care

October 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Matheu always answers all my questions. I feel I am receiving the best health care with him as my doctor.

October 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Pleasant, knowledgeable and understanding

September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Matheu was very thorough and discussed my overall health issues and options.

August 22, 2018 7:00 PM

He is a very caring doctor.

August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

very good visit. My doctor always knows my needs.

July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Matheu is the best!

July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Matheu has been my provider for many years now. He is outstanding and I have all the confidence he will continue to be my provider for many years to come. He continues to impress me with his knowledge and concern with my condition and any issues that arise with me. Both myself and advocate medical should remain grateful we have Dr. Matheu working for us.

July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Matheu is the best! Has been my dr. for our 40 years!! He cares!!! Your receptionists need work!! 3 or 4 people in line only (1) clerk taking patients!

July 5, 2018 7:00 PM

As always it's a pleasure to visit Dr. Matheu and his staff! Very friendly & informative.

June 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Had blood drawn had to wait 45 mins. WAY too long.

June 1, 2018 7:00 PM

I was very impressed by Dr. Matheu and his staff. They all made for an excellent visit.

May 29, 2018 7:00 PM

I stopped in for a routine checkup and everything went as planned and happened in an orderly and timely manner

May 3, 2018 7:00 PM

1st visit at this office & with this doctor. Overall very good, I like that we weren't there very long. In & out.

April 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Same provider since 1968. The best.

April 9, 2018 7:00 PM

the Dr was great. but the people at the front desk failed to tell me they didn't accept my insurance. even after they took my insurance information over the phone when I made the appointment and they also took my insurance before I saw the Dr. so now I might have to pay full price, out of pocket for the appointment. how does that happen.

April 2, 2018 7:00 PM

As always, Dr. Matheu was very kind and wanted me to fully understand the test results, what we could do next, and how we would carry on. He and his nurse always make me feel at ease, offer ways to help my progress, and make sure I understand the alternatives!

April 2, 2018 7:00 PM

First impressions last.. My impression of check in staff is not favorable. Staff is rude and seem to be bothered when patients present to their work station. Their physical presentation is sloppy. some patient advocates are dressed with a uniform and others look mis matched. waiting lobby is disorganized.

March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

I went to walk up hour because I was still sick after dr. visit on 2-14-18. Neither doctors I saw were my personal doctor. They were both excellent with me. I do not like not being able to call the doctors office directly when you call it's a service. I would like when I call to be able to get through to the actually office where my doctor is. It is frustrating to have to go thru a middle man so to speak.

March 12, 2018 7:00 PM

I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

March 11, 2018 7:00 PM

was good as always

March 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Most knowledgeable doctor I have had

March 7, 2018 6:00 PM

Comments good and bad. X the doctor's assistant was the best ever. She returned phone calls promptly about our questions, or results. She helped with family members appts. I made as well. The call service is horrible, playing phone tag with the office is bad due to calls having to go through the service fast. Go back to the days when you can call your office to make appt. or speak to your doctor.

January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Matheu has been my PCP for many years. He has always been very caring, concern and professional with me.

January 23, 2018 6:00 PM

I'm not a regular patient of this provider, I saw him at an Urgent Care clinic, but was satisfied with the visit and he appropriately addressed the issues/reason for the visit.

January 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Very happy with Dr. Matthieu but frustrated with follow-up, scheduling of abnormal mammogram. Doctors, not M.A.'s should contact patients with abnormal results, then scheduling of follow-up diagnostic testing should be expedient. It's very scary to wait to get follow-up care without being told exactly what the original concern for abnormality was.

January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Seemed knowledgeable.

January 6, 2018 6:00 PM

excellent. made me very comfortable and at ease to discuss my issues and needs

December 25, 2017 6:00 PM

I was very ill when I woke up on this day, it being a Sunday I knew I would not be able to get a hold of my primary care Dr, I remembered my insurance told me, we are now hooked up with advocate, I went online, made the appointment and was seen within 3 hours... win, win. the Dr was excellent, sent a script to my pharmacy, I started feeling a little better within a couple of days.

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