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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
43 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (21)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Van Thiel is Good. Dr. Van Thiel has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 21 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.2
  • Currently 2.2380952380952 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.1
  • Currently 2.05 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.4
  • Currently 2.35 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.7
  • Currently 2.7 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.3
  • Currently 2.2631578947368 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.4736842105263 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Van Thiel, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Fatty Liver
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Cirrhosis (Alcoholic)
  • Liver Disease (Alcoholic)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Viral Human Hepatitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Van Thiel graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Chronic Hepatitis C
Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
Liver Cirrhosis
Liver Diseases
Liver Transplantation


Dr. Van Thiel has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Loyola University Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. David Van Thiel MD is a male Internist, has 43 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. David Van Thiel practice?
Dr. David Van Thiel has 3 office locations.
Dr. David Van Thiel practices Gastroenterology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Berwyn, IL and Oak Park, IL.
See Chicago Gastroenterologists.