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About Dr. Thomas J Weigel
Dr. Thomas J Weigel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Weigel is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Weigel has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Thomas J Weigel has the following 2 specialties
- Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians with additional, specialized, training in the heart health of your children. When infants are born with congenital heart disease or abnormal hearts, pediatric cardiologists get involved as soon as possible — sometimes before the child is even born.
Through specific testing, they can diagnose the problem and care for the child throughout their treatment, which could range from medication to surgery and transplants. Other heart conditions they treat include arrhythmias, heart murmurs, holes in the heart and viral infections that affect blood flow.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Congenital Heart Disease (Patent Ductus Arteriosus)
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Fantastic Doctor. I could go to a pediatric cardiologist closer to me but I would rather drive the two hours it takes to get to his office and be fully confident in my child's progress than anything else.
Since birth, 26 years, I've been a patient of Dr. Weigel's. He is the reason I am alive today. Not only is he caring and professional at the same time, but he is also extremely intelligent. He has gone above and beyond in his training for medicine, and in that respect, provides to patients what every doctor should; time, understanding, and the roads to your best health. Thank you for Doctor Weigel!
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013, 2015, 2012, 2011)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2014, 2013)
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.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Dr. Weigel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
34 Years Experience
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
Mayo Clinic And Medical School
Dr. Thomas J Weigel accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
- First Health PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- PriorityHealth Priority PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsThomas J Weigel Md And Guy R Randolph Md Pediatric Cardiology, 737 N Michigan Ave Ste 900, Chicago, IL
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