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About Dr. Chinnamma Thomas

Dr. Chinnamma Thomas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Maywood, IL. Her specialties include Pathology, Cytopathology and Neurology. Dr. Thomas is affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Loyola University Medical Center

2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
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Specialties

Dr. Chinnamma Thomas has the following 3 specialties

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

  • Cytopathology

    Similar to what pathologists do, cytopathologists analyze specimens in a lab to help your doctor diagnose your condition. However, cytopathologists primarily analyze cells from tissues, tumors and lesions in order to detect disease, whereas pathologists primarily focus on bodily fluid samples.
    The most common example of this is pap smears, which cytopathologists use to detect and study the precursors to cervical cancer in women. Additionally, they help oncologists detect blood cancers and blood disorders. You can think of all pathologists as a type of lab consultant for doctors. You consult with your doctor and then he or she often consults with a pathologist who uses lab testing to confirm what they suspect your condition might be.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

Board Certifications

Dr. Chinnamma Thomas is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Thomas is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Education

  • Grant Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S 1st Ave, Maywood, IL
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