Dr. James Thomas, MD

Dr. James Thomas, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Thomas, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 15-200

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Community Care Alliance of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Family Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Harken Health
  • Health Alliance

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more than 4% of peers

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Dr. Thomas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas "Our office is committed to quality service, attention to detail, and patient satisfaction that ensures you have an unsurpassed experience with exceptional results. Focusing only on plastic and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck, I place great importance on research to develop and adopt the latest techniques and procedures in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. This is reflected in my publications, which number more than 200 papers and many textbooks. As a patient, your needs are our first priority. That's why our surgical goals and techniques are designed to address your specific needs. Working with you, we'll develop a customized plan for your treatment, releasing your unique beauty. Our professional team follows up to ensure that you achieve your goals while maintaining a natural appearance, supplementing surgical treatments with advanced skin care treatment and skin care products. To help you make the best, most informed decision for your needs, we have included a range of information about the primary procedures we perform: Rhinoplasty (cosmetic surgery of the nose) Blepharoplasty (cosmetic surgery of the eyelids) Facelift (Dr. Thomas's Safety Facelift) We also perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures of the face, head, and neck. We encourage you to look at my profile and website whenever you have an interest or concern – and, of course, to contact us with any questions or if you need additional information. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thomas ""My goal for my patients is to achieve an aesthetically beautiful result while maintaining an appropriate natural and non-surgical appearance. This carefully planned surgical result is accomplished through incorporating the patient's goals while appreciating the elements of symmetry, aesthetic anatomic relationships and multicultural facial beauty.""

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

5  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Drury College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University of Missouri School of Medicine Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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