Dr. David Van Thiel, MD
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Dr. David Van Thiel, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Rush University Hepatology 1725 W Harrison St Ste 158, Chicago, IL 60612 Get Directions

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Dr. Van Thiel specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Van Thiel's Review Details
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (8)
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Van Thiel has 1 board action

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    • Unknown  (5/13/2014)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: South Dakota
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Hospital

    Completed in 1968

    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1972

    New York Hospital

    Completed in 1969

    University Hospital

    Completed in 1972

    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Completed in 1969

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1973

    University Hospital

    Completed in 1974

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Van Thiel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Transplant Hepatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Van Thiel's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Van Thiel

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients