Dr. Thomas John, MD

Dr. Thomas John, MD

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Dr. Thomas John, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oak Brook, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

120 Oakbrook Ctr Ste 204

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cornea Transplant
very high
more than 89% of peers
Cornea Surgery
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. John'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. John "Thomas John Vision Institute, PC: Mission Statement We strive for excellence in eye surgery and try to provide new innovative surgical techniques for our patients. We will focus on being a patient-friendly and caring organization. While concentrating on being a full-service ophthalmic practice, working closely with our patients, our community, and referring doctors, we will continue to focus on exceeding our patient expectations. Thomas John, MD."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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30  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract 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

  • St John's Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Scheie Eye Inst-U Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mass Ee Infirm-Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Scheie Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. John has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. John's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. John to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. John's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    POOR
  • Staff friendliness

    POOR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

PATIENT BEWARE!!!! Run as fast as you can from this physician and his office staff! My experience with them has been excruciating! I have never written a negative review before and I also work in healthcare so I am very aware that things can sometimes go astray. Dr. John and his office staff are...more
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I wouldn't recommend Dr. John to my worst enemy! My grandmother has cataracts. She is 82 years old. He wanted to perform surgery on her the same week he examined her. He hurried through his explanation and procedure. Instead of giving her a prescription that day for eye drops that were...more
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