Dr. Thomas Gleason, MD

Dr. Thomas Gleason, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Thomas Gleason, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Des Plaines, IL and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

150 N River Rd Ste 100

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Contact Information

(847) 375-3000

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Gleason

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gleason'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


Read Less

32  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


Read Less

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.


  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Ill Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Illinois Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gleason has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gleason does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gleason and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gleason's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gleason to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gleason's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Gleason is an excellent orthopedist with an amazing reputation. When I was in the hospital each department I was sent to for tests commented on what a wonderful doctor he was as did former patients of his who were medical people. When looking for an orthopedist I wanted someone who was really...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Not sure if it's the office or Dr Gleason himself, but I was hugely disappointed with my experience. I cannot speak for the doctor's expertise due to the fact that I was unable to see him. Upon waiting for an hour after my scheduled time, I spoke with the other patients in the waiting room and...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Gleason is the best knee and hip surgeon in the area. He is kind, efficient, and thorough. Dr. Gleason is well respected by the nurses and other staff members at the major hospital where he performs surgery. I have sent many friends to Dr. Gleason with the assurance they will be taken care of...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
He is professional. Sent me to Physical Therapy both before and after surgery. I had NO pain from incision. Only problem was a reaction to a drug made me dizzy after surgery. No adverse reaction to procedure. Only problem is each office appointment started about 2 hours late.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Gleason?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery