Dr. Thomas Fleming, MD

Dr. Thomas Fleming, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Thomas Fleming, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Swansea, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2 Emerald Ter

Swansea, IL 62226

Contact Information

(618) 974-2700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fleming'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fleming "Dr. Fleming is board certified in Ophthalmology. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1983 and received his medical degree from St. Louis University in 1987, graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Fleming completed his residency in ophthalmology at St. Louis University in 1991 and then completed a fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at the University of Tennessee."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 10/24/2016
    Amount or Range: $900,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Location: Saint Clair County, IL.
    State: Illinois
  • Settlement : 8/26/2015
    Amount or Range: $900,000.00
    State: Illinois
1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (7/19/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Tennessee
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St John's Mercy Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Tenn Ctr Hlth Scis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fleming has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fleming has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fleming's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fleming to family and friends
62 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (48)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Fleming's 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Fleming, he saved my eyesight!!! If it wasn't for his caring attitude and his experience in his field I would be blind in my right eye. Each and every time I went to see him he has been very professional and kind. I also know he was very nice to all of the other employees at the clinic. Would...more
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I think he did a good job diagnosing and fixing the problem.
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He is always reassuring - very knowledgeable and puts me at ease!!
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i have all the confidence in the world in him.
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Top notch care Very satisfied and would and do recomend his service to others.
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