Dr. Thomas Cao, MD

Dr. Thomas Cao, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Cao, MD is an oncology specialist in Elgin, IL. He graduated from Beijing Med University and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

1600 N Randall Rd Ste 135

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(847) 717-6860

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

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  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

Dr. Cao does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated


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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 (5/19/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Barhamand, Fariborze B MD: License # 036053994: NATURE OF COMPALINT: The physician engaged in purchasing non-FDA approved products for his practice. . ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND with monitoring on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $3,000.00.
    State: Illinois


  • Beijing Med University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mercy Catholic Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Catholic Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cao has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cao to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Cao's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have a rare genetic disorder and I have seen Dr. Cao and I think he is brilliant. He is compassionate and understanding and he LISTENS to you. He tries to come up with the best plan of attack and considers what you have to say. That is extremely rare when it comes to doctors. My disease cannot be...more
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Dr. Cao is one of the most competent doctors I've eve huring a regular office visit, he looked at my neck and said something does not look right. He felt my glands and suspected I may have lymphatic cancer. He sent me for tests and a biopsyThe results came back negative, but my lymph system is...more
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Very caring and understanding!
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He is a wonderful doctor.
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I originally wrote a post about Dr. cao and how smooth the iron infusions went. How I never felt better after the iron infusions. I'm currently in Florida and had to see a hematologist and wow what a difference! After two days I feel incredible! Dr. cao is not worth going to as he does not know...more
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