Dr. Thomas Deutsch, MD

Dr. Thomas Deutsch, MD

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63 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Deutsch, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Deutsch is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center.

University Ophthalmology Associates, Ltd

1725 W Harrison St Ste 918

Chicago, IL 60612
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Accepted insurance

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

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Glaucoma
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more than 66% of peers
Dry Eyes
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more than 63% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Deutsch One of the great things about ophthalmology is - we can see almost all of the parts of the eye that we need in order to make a diagnosis. So most of the time, when I see a patient, I can tell them immediately what's going on, what treatment options there may be, or - very commonly - that there isn't anything that they need to worry about. We're benefitted working at Rush because in an academic setting we're spurred on by the presence of students and cutting-edge research to look for innovative ways to take care of our patients every day, instead of waiting for others to tell us what might be coming along. Cataract surgery is much easier than it was even 10 years ago on the patient. Although technologically it's much more difficult and much more complicated for the surgeon. And as a result, patients can come in, have cataract surgery and leave 15 or 20 minutes later, have no pain that night, and the next day have excellent vision. Most patients drive back to see us the next day for their postoperative examination.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.

Education

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Ill Ee Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Deutsch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deutsch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deutsch to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Deutsch's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Deutsch accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Deutsch has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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