Akihiro Joseph Matsuoka, MD

Akihiro Joseph Matsuoka, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Otolaryngology

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurotology

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Audiovestibular Testing
  • Auditory Implants
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Ear Surgery
  • Hearing Aids

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Kitasato University School of Medicine - 1987
Residency:
Indiana University School of Medicine - 2010
Fellowships:
University of California (San Diego) Medical Center - 2012

Languages Spoken

  • Japanese

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Neurotology (Certified)
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

61 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

66 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

He's ability & competence of care

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Wonderful Doctor & competent staff

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November 09, 2020

5.0

He is caring, understanding and listens to you.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Best doctors are here

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Again he is caring thoughtful, intelligent, keeps me informed.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Thoughtful, informed, accessible care. Works well as team.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

The doctor was informative, answered all my questions, procedure was done quickly with little waiting.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Easy to schedule, responsive team.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Ushered in immediately. Doc came into exam room in 3 minutes. He was knowledgeable and communicated well. Refilled my scrip while I was there. Scrip was ready within 3 hours. Excellent experience

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Listened well. Very good explanations

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Very helpful and understanding.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

knowledgeable , caring doctor who communicates well.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

He is patient, explains things well and has a genuine interest in you as a patient.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Matsuoka is a great doctor.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He listened and fixed my problem.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Akihiro Joseph Matsuoka, MD Is the best

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October 30, 2020

5.0

I had a surgery last winter on my right ear and Akihiro J. Matsuoka, MD PhD did amazing job. I've just checked my ear and thanks to him I can hear perfectly fine. I recommend this hospital and MD Matsuoka

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Matsuoka was extremely knowledgeable and addressed my concerns. He explained everything to me so I could understand plus he was very friendly.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Everything went very smoothly, all of my questions and concerns were answered.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

He is explains my issue clearly and very friendly

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Extremely helpful and gentle

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October 14, 2020

5.0

The Dr. Matsuoka is very informative and through with service that I received

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Very easy to register and timely service for appointment.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Patient care and concern about his patients

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Everything was so nice fast and clean and the Doctor was just excellent and care bout his patientsVery caring.Love the service

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Matsuoka has a great understanding of the issues, and has a plan which is comprehensible.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

All the staff I encountered were pleasant, helpful, professional, and caring despite the pandemic. I have had visits in other NM departments recently and was disappointed with the lack of pleasantness. Otolaryngology is outstanding!

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September 28, 2020

5.0

He is very knowledgeable professional and I am confident in all of his advice and decisions

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September 28, 2020

5.0

They entire staff as well as Dr. Matsuoka were excellent. Courteous and thorough.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and attentive to me and showed concern about my medical issue.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Extremely helpful.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

He has nice mannerisms and wants to find a solution to my problem. He does not disclude possibilities.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Very well organized.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Takes time to listen and explains everything fully to his patience

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very professional and caring staff and doctors.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Great doctor!

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Good service!

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Compassionate, direct, very knowledgeable and skilled at procedures.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Very efficient and transparent discussion about expectations.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

My favorite dr as Dr Whitney too!

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Matsuoka is great dr with huge experience. I am his patient from 2013 Very happy to have dr Matsuoka

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September 01, 2020

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr.Matsuoka since 2017. He knowledge of autoimmune is amazing. He also givea great patient care. Covid is big for all of us but I am thankful I had this appointment.

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August 30, 2020

5.0

He is smart, listens carefully and answers questions

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Thoughtful responsive care.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

The woman who did my covid test, PA JoAnn, and Dr. Matsuoka were all wonderful — kind and caring. Dr. Matsuoka made sure all my questions were answered before I left.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

dr Matsuoka is the best, very professional and knowledgeable.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

He helped an old problem for which I am grateful.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Pleasant, professional, excellent doctor.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

I have been seeing Dr. Maysuoka twice a year for more than 5 years because he makes a scary procedure seem like a piece of cake! Dr. Matsuoka is awesome!!!

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Understands my issues and explains everything he is doing.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Listen to my concerns

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Listen to my health concerns with empathy

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Very kind, very careful.Great communicating in Japanese

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Matsouka is very gentle and thorough as well as helpful.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable. Comfortable to discuss problems.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Matsuoka is awesome! Supremely knowledgeable, confident, and discusses everything about my condition, treatment and anything related, with me. He is truly caring and compassionate.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

He listens with great attention and has a great demeanor

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Fabulous care

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Very professional.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

I have many health issues, went to Mayo Clinic and John Hopkins too..Northwestern Hospital is not worse then Mayo and J. Hopkins..I see 5 different drs on regular basis at NWH but dr Matsuoka is simply the best..He really cares about his patients, when I see him I know that I'm in the best hands..I don't have enough words to describe how good he is, just love to see that dr. .Always very helpful..Also Joanna- his assistant is great, both make great team..Please let them know, they deserve to know that they are the best, professional and caring. I wish to have more people like them on this planet.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Patience and knowledgeable about my condition

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June 15, 2020

4.0

Dr. Matsuoka is nice and seems to care about his patients.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Matsuoka was very kind, listened to my concerns, and proposed a plan with various options. I felt relieved to have someone take my concerns to heart and propose actions.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

His explanations of diagnosis and treatment were clear. He was personable and kind.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Carefully listen to my needs

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Listen to my needs

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