Dr. Catherine Thuruthumaly, MD

Dr. Catherine Thuruthumaly, MD

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Dr. Catherine Thuruthumaly, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She has been practicing for 5 years.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HealthSpan Integrated Care
  • HFN

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
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more than 66% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 62% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 62% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Thuruthumaly does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

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. Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thuruthumaly has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thuruthumaly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thuruthumaly to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Thuruthumaly'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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thuruthumaly accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna Better Health
    Aetna HMO
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Elect Choice
    Health Network Option
    Limited Benefits Insurance Plan PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    Open Access Aetna Select
    Open Access Elect Choice
    Open Access HMO
    Open Access Managed Choice
    Open Choice PPO
    Peformance Network
    Premier Care Network
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    Savings Plus
    Select
    Traditional Choice
    Voluntary Group Medical Plan
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
    Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Global Health Benefits
    GWH Open Access Plus POS
    Network Open Access
    Open Access
    Open Access HMO
    Open Access POS
    Shared Administration
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    CoventryOne HMO
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
    Coventry Health Care of Illinois HMO
    Coventry Health Care of Illinois POS
    Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink HMO
    HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • HealthSpan Integrated Care
  • HFN
    Community Health Connect
    Community Health Connect Elite
    Community Health Connect Premier
    HFN EPO
    HFN PPO
    HFN-10
    HFN-20
    HFN-Platinum
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Humana
    Choice
    Choice Care PPO
    HMO Premier HMO
    Humana EPO
    Humana PPO
    National POS
    National POS – Open Access POS
    National Preferred Open Access
  • Medicaid
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Prime Extra
    TRICARE Prime Remote
    TRICARE Reserve Select
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Choice
    Choice Plus
    Medicare Advantage
    Options PPO
    Select HMO
    Select Plus EPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select Plus POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Viant

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Hospitals where Dr. Thuruthumaly has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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