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About Dr. Thomas E Bournias

Dr. Thomas E Bournias, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Glenview, IL. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Bournias is affiliated with Northshore Skokie Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center. Dr. Bournias has received 7 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

52 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas E Bournias is Excellent. Dr. Thomas E Bournias has been rated by 52 patients. From those 52 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas E Bournias is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Northwestern Ophthalmic Institute

3633 W Lake Ave Ste 104
Glenview, IL 60026
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Specialties

Dr. Thomas E Bournias has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
  • Blindness
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Diabetes

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Outstanding! Excellent patient stills. Educates his patients, spends time addressing concerns. Makes sure you understand what's going on with your vision.

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5 STARS

Dr. Bournias is professional, friendly and makes you feel at home. Our whole family sees Dr. Bournias on a regular basis and we continue to refer family and friends.

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THE GENTLEST, AND BEST DOCTOR, I HAVE EVER, EVER, HAD IN MY LIFE,

DOCTOR THOMAS E. BOURNIAS HAS BEEN MY EYE DR. FOR SO MANY YEARS, AND WHATS SO SPECIAL ABOUT HIM, IS HIS PERSONILITY AND DISPASITION, AND HIS BED SIDE MANNERS NEVER EVER EVER CHANGES, HE ALWAYS RESPECT ME, AND HIS PATIENTS HE ALWAYS CALL ME MISS FOSTER, EVERY TIME I SEE HIM, HE NEVER TRY'S TO BE FUNNY, EVERY THING IS SO PROFFETIONAL AND A VERY PLEASENT AND WONDERFUL EXSPERIENCE, AND HE ALWAYS GREET YOU WITH A SMILE, AT EVERY VISIT, WITH DOCTOR BOURNIAS AND HIS STAFF, ALWAYS, HE'S THE BEST DOCTOR I, HAVE EVER HAD, AND IF HE LEFT CHICAGO OR IF I EVER LEAVE CHICAGO, I WOULD MISS HIM, CAUSE I NO I WONT EVER FIND ANOTHER DOCTOR LIKE HIM, AGAIN, HE TREATS ALL HIS WITH UP MOST, RESPECT I CAN SAY THIS ABOUT DR. BOURNIAS, BUT I CANT SAY THIS ABOUT ALL DOCTORS, CAUSE ALL DOCTORS DONT TREAT AND RESPECT THERE PATIENTS, BUT DOCTOR THOMAS E BOURNIAS DO, AND A NOMINATE DOCTOR BOURNIAS AS THE BEST DR. THE BEST I EVER HAD. I NOMINATE HIM AS THE BEST DOCTOR I EVER HAD. THANK YOU.

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Patient

I have been a patient of Dr. Bournias for almost three (3) years. During each of my visits, he has been proficient, professional, and personable. He has always thoroughly explained what the problem has been with my eyes and presented a solution. Whenever he inquires about how I am doing, he means it! I remember the time that I told him that I had lost my sister suddenly, he took the time to listen to me and I actually felt his concern and empathy for my grief. In my opinion, he is one of the best in his field and a caring human being.

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Great doctor ; both knowledgeable and nice!

Dr. Bournias, MD is a highly knowledgeable doctor that takes time to be sure that you understand diagnosis, treatments, etc. He has a well run office that is efficient and provides good follow-up. Would recommend him highly to my friends and family.

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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016, 2014, 2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2009, 2013, 2012, 2016, 2008)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013, 2014, 2016, 2015, 2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2011, 2015, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • St Lukes Boise Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thomas E Bournias accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Northwestern Ophthalmic Institute, 3633 W Lake Ave Ste 104, Glenview, IL

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