Dr. Korathu Thomas, MD

Dr. Korathu Thomas, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Korathu Thomas, MD is a hematology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala University in 1972 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

2216 W Thomas St

Chicago, IL 60622

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thomas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Thomas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

84  Conditions Treated

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1  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.

1 Board Action
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (3/27/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Thomas, Korathu MD: License # 036053507: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in purchasing non-FDA approved products for his practice. ACTION TAKEN: ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Louisville Health Scis Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thomas has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Thomas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thomas' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomas to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Thomas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Thomas treated my mother for ovarian cancer. Dr. Thomas is very kind and patient and thorough in answering questions my mother or family had. The new facility as of Jan 2017 is amazing. I strongly recommend Dr. Thomas.
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I have been seeing Dr. Thomas for the past two and half years. He expertly treated my CML condition. Within a month my white cell counts came to a normal level and within two years no abnormal chromosomes could be detected. He is a kind and reassuring physician who always patiently answered all...more
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