Treatment & Services
- Administration Of Injectable Medications For Osteoporosis
- Adult Rheumatology
- Arthritic Knee Conditions
- Bone Density Testing
- Clinical Trials
- Cortisone injections
- Diagnosis of Osteoporosis
- Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
- General Rheumatology
- General Rheumatology including Lupus
- Hyaluronic acid (HA)
- Hyaluronic acid injections
- Immunoglobulin Infusion
- Infusion Therapy
- Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Injections
- Joint Preservation Center
- Medical Management of Early Osteoarthritis
- Medication Management
- Musculoskeletal Evaluation
- Musculoskeletal Medicine
- Musculoskeletal Treatment For Joint Pain
- Steroid Injections
- Therapeutic Injections
- Ultrasound-guided Procedures
- Viscosupplementation Injections
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- AIDS & HIV
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Arthritic Knee Problems
- Arthritis Of The Hip
- Arthritis Of The Knee
- Arthritis of the Thumb Base
- Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
- Autoimmune Disease
- Autoinflammatory Syndromes
- Behcet's Disease
- Benign Hypermobility Joint Syndrome
- Buerger's Disease
- Calcification Tendinitis
- Central Nervous System Vasculitis
- Chondrocalcinosis (Pseudo Gout)
- Churg-Strauss Syndrome
- Connective Tissue Diseases
- Connective Tissue Disorders
- Elbow Arthritis
- Familial Mediterranean Fever
- Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) Syndrome
- Giant Cell Arteritis
- Gout Arthritis
- Granulomatosis with Polyangitis (Wegener’s)
- Hand and Wrist Arthritis
- Hand Pain
- Hand Problems
- Henoch Schonlein Purpura
- Hip Arthritis
- Hip Disorders
- Hip Pain
- Inflammatory Arthritis
- Joint Pain
- Knee Arthritis
- Knee Joint Disorders
- Knee Pain
- Lupus Anticoagulant
- Lupus Nephritis
- Metabolic Bone Disease
- Metabolic Diseases
- Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
- Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Musculoskeletal Impairments
- Musculoskeletal Pain
- Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
- Osteoporosis in Men
- Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
- Paget's Disease
- Painful Joints
- Palindromic Rheumatism
- Polumyalgia Rheumatica
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Raynaud's Phenomenon
- Reactive Arthritis
- Relapsing Polychondritis
- Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
- Shoulder Arthritis
- Shoulder Pain
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
- Systemic Autoimmune Diseases
- Systemic Lupus
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Trigger Finger
- Vitamin D Deficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Maryland Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Residency - Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA
Medical Education - PSG Institute of Medical Science & Research
Internship - PSG Institute of Medical Science & Research
- Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
General rheumatology, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis
Research & Publications
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146 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
25 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022
Dr. Mathai Is one of the most caring, thorough, and conscientious physicians I have encountered at CCF.
Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022
Excellent listener, special appreciation for Dr Mathai's extraordinary responses to mychart messages and inquiries.
Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022
Dr. Mathai has been very kind, attentive, and concerned. I truly appreciate her.
Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022
Dr Mathai was able to do for me what no one else has been able to do for more than a year and a half, give me some relief to my constant pain. I'm extremely grateful for expertise and knowledge to help me as a patient.
Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022
Dr Mathai listens and is fair. I like that she gives options for treatment and is honest about things she doesn't have answers to. Since she stays booked with appointments I appreciate that she answers emails. Thank you.
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022
Dr. Mathai answers all questions and never rushes your apointment.
Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022
I like her very much professional and personal
Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022
Dr. Mathai is awesome
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022
I have been blessed to be under the care of Dr. Susan Mathai for several years. She is attentive, patient, kind and professional. I trust her immensely with my care.
Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022
She's my favorite doctor ever!
Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022
She was outstanding-listened to my sxplaination of problems, gave her thoughts, ordered follow up tests/X-rays to finalize decision making. Was a delight to talk to , a real person. Can't say enough about her!!
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022
Dr Mathai - thanks for excellent care!
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022
Dr. Mathai was thorough and took the time to explain my condition.
Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022
Love this dr. Cannot say enough good about her. She is sympathetic and diagnoses are always spot on and I leave feeling totally relieved that I am in the best hands possible.
Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022
She is a great physician.
Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022
Dr Mathia is an excellent doctor.
Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022
Doctor thorough & caring.
Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022
Doctor Mathai and Doctor Timothy Bohn are two of the best doctors that I've ever encountered in my 30+ years as a Cleveland Clinic patient.
Reviewed on May 11, 2022
She listened and answered all my questions.
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022
Nurse and visit with Doctor was so wonderful.
Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022
Loved Dr Mathai!
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022
Dr Mathai & her assistants area always so very accommodating
Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022
Dr Mathai is very good at what she does.
Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022
I love my Dr. MATHAI and the entire staff, all attentive, kind and patient.
Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022
I'm a big fan of *Dr. Mathai. She is very caring & explains everything, I never feel rushed during my visits.
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