Dr. Thomas Kron, MD

Dr. Thomas Kron, MD

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Dr. Thomas Kron, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

2201 Glenwood Ave

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 725-1191

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Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Kron's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kron "Grew up in Oak Park Illinois, attended Quigley North Seminary High, then University of Notre Dame followed by Northwestern University Medical School and residency at University of Chicago.After 2 fellowships was on faculty at Loyola University Medical School for 4 years before starting practice in Joliet Illinois. Married to Pat for 38 years and have 3 children and 3 grandchildren"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kron "Quality, compassionate, and cost effective medical and surgical care can be expected with my over 30 years in practice and fellowship training..I have significant  special interest and experience in thyroid and parathyroid disease along with rhinoplasty , blepharoplasty and most forms of facial plastic surgery. Leadership positions in the local community and medical staff speak of a respect from peers and patients alike.  "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Broken Nose
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mercy Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kron's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kron to family and friends
3.1
based on 25 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Kron's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Manteno |
Dr Krono saved my life, I had an infected mucus seal and the reconstruction he did to my forehead was fantastic, thank you Doctor.
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Naperville, IL |
have had to wait;I don't mind cuz I know I am being seen by a top doc.For me the need is to have good medical care even when my schedule is very tight. I take material to do or read.I have done my homework & found that 1) he comes from a residency in ENT at a top med school in the field of ENT; 2)...more
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in Streator IL |
Bring reading material for the waiting room!! It's worth the wait though. Dr Kron was very patient and kind. He answered all of our questions. We didn't feel rushed. He's very knowledgable. Told us not to hesitate to call or come in with more questions. And his surgical skills are impeccable. You...more
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in Chicago, IL |
Waited over an hour to see the doctor for 5 minutes. Doctor did not know how to operate the computer. Place was dirty, there was a dead roach on the floor of the exam room.
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in Joliet, IL |
DR. KRON IS VERY KNOWLEGABLE AND PROMPT. LITERALY NO WAITING TIME AT HIS OFFICE.
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