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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Thiele, Surgeon, Colon & Rectal Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Thiele has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Thiele, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Rectal Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Thiele graduated from Southern Illinois University, Springfield. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)


Dr. Thiele has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Medical Center 
  • St Johns Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Wayne Thiele MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. James W. Thiele practice?
Dr. James Thiele has 3 office locations.
Dr. James Thiele practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Springfield, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Decatur, IL.
See Springfield Surgeons.