Dr. Thomas VonGillern, MD

Dr. Thomas VonGillern, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Thomas VonGillern, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Moline, IL and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1975 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, joint replacement orthopedic surgery, and more.

520 Valley View Dr Ste 100

Moline, IL 61265

Contact Information

(309) 762-3621

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Medicaid
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • One Call Care Management
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. VonGillern'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.

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

2  Board Certifications

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

86  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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

  • University Of Iowa, Bachelor Of Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • North Carolina Memorial Hospital, University Of North Carolina, Orthopedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Nc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. VonGillern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. VonGillern's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. VonGillern to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. VonGillern's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Had knee trouble many scopes. Finally went to Dr VonGillern and he quickly determined that knee replacement was needed. Very happy with results. Always direct on all procedures. Skills were beyond approach. Have and will continue to highly recommend him. Thanks Dr. VonGillern.
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