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About Dr. Thomas Root

Dr. Thomas Root, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Roscoe, IL. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Dr. Root is affiliated with Swedish American Hospital, Osf Saint Anthony Medical Center and Rockford Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

8169 Burr Oak Rd
Roscoe, IL 61073
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Specialties

Dr. Thomas Root has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Thomas Root has the following 3 expertise

  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • HIV Infections
  • Hepatitis C

Board Certifications

Dr. Thomas Root is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Swedish American Hospital
  • Osf Saint Anthony Medical Center
  • Rockford Memorial Hospital
  • SwedishAmerican Hospital
  • Saint Anthony Medical Center O.S.F.
  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Graduated in 1969

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

8169 Burr Oak Rd, Roscoe, IL
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