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About Dr. Thomas P Luft
Dr. Thomas P Luft, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Pekin, IL, with another office in West Des Moines, IA. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Luft is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center and Iowa Health Des Moines Luthern Hospital. Dr. Luft has received 8 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Thomas P Luft has the following 1 specialty
- 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.
- Sports Medicine
- Weight Loss
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
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I have been going to the Methodist Clinic for awhile now and enjoyed the convenience and Doctor that I had. Dr. Luft took his place. I have always had my blood work done a week before my appointments with my general practitioner and heart doctor. Try my best to have everything scheduled close together. We all got the results before my appointments and were able to talk them over. Months ago I talked with his office, Dr. Luft's, and they said he didn't usually order blood work until his initial visit. I told them I always had them done before appointments and why. They conceded and made an appointment for me for 1/9/2018 at 7:20am. They called today, 1/8/2018 to cancel the blood work and said they wouldn't order it til after an initial visit. Way to go, now I have nothing to talk over with Dr. Luft or my heart doctor. Needless to say I won't be going to see him and now looking for a general practitioner.
Dr Luft is a doctor who believes in taking care of his patients. He is a skilled physician, but letâs be honest, there are a lot of skilled doctors out there. The difference is in Dr. Luft's caring attitude. He is proactive, thorough and consistent. He is never too busy to listen to your concerns. He explains your health to you in terms that can be easily understood without being condescending or patronizingâ¦ you are a real person to Dr. Luft. I am a granny who has been around for a whileâ¦as corny as it may sound, Dr. Luft reminds me of our old-fashion family doctor of long ago. Heâs available, caring and real.
When my husband Jerry was hospitalized at Covenant Dec 2012, Dr. Luft was the Hospitalist. Jerry received the very best care possible from Dr. Luft, Dr. was very good in explaining what was going on, why, what was being done. Dr. showed care and compassion as well as excellent doctoring. Also did consult with Jerry's pulmonologist. Highly recommend Dr. Luft.
NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2008, 2014, 2011, 2009, 2016, 2012, 2010)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012, 2010, 2011, 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013, 2014, 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 (2014, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
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.
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.
Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office
Dr. Luft is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
15 Years Experience
Des Moines University
Graduated in 2003
Dr. Thomas P Luft accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry IA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
- Wellmark Alliance Select
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