Thomas C. White

Thomas C. White, M.D.

1221 North Highland Avenue

Aurora, Illinois 60506

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Thomas C. White, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

1221 North Highland Avenue

Aurora, Illinois 60506


Open today 6:00 am

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Open today 6:00 am

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Open today 6:00 am

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Open today 6:00 am

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About Me



  • Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School
  • Internship: Northwestern University Medical School, General Surgery
  • Residency: Northwestern University Medical School, Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Dreyer

Ratings and Comments

Thomas C. White, M.D.

4.5 out of 5

214 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.5 out of 5

214 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.5 out of 5

155 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.5 out of 5

214 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.4 out of 5

213 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.3 out of 5

212 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.5 out of 5

212 Patient Ratings


Dr. White seems very good & I had seen him after I broke my arm. I would have liked a little more details from the x-ray & the injury but they were having difficulty pulling up the x-ray so he couldn't - Advocate was transitioning their systems.

Reviewed on January 31, 2019 6:00 PM

Doctor White is a very caring and good doctor.

Reviewed on January 28, 2019 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

I've been having trouble with my knees and my primary doctor ordered xrays. He called later to tell me there were no arthritis or any other issues with my knees. I went to Dr. White who took one look at the xrays and told me I had arthritis in my knees and he gave me cortisone shots. They are much better. This was the second time a radiologist didn't read the xrays correctly. A few years I was sent to a pulmonologist because the radiologist said my xrays showed COPD. I didn't have it and the pulmonologist didn't know where he got that idea. I'm gradually losing faith in Dreyer Clinic, now Advocate.

Reviewed on January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Front/check in reception needs work (personnel and procedure). Return phone calls and scheduler needs work.

Reviewed on December 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. White did not explain to us what has happening to the fracture finger by himself. I was just answering my questions briefly. He didn't spent much time also.

Reviewed on December 13, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. White was great - brief and to the point but still kind.

Reviewed on December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. White is quick an efficient, and it is evident that he wants the best possible outcome for the surgery I had.

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Prompt. Thorough. Concise. Dr. White is Great.

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Great experience overall.

Reviewed on November 15, 2018 6:00 PM

I see Dr. White whenever I need injections for arthritis. He is always aware of 'where it hurts the most' and gets the medicine where it needs to go for patient relief. These injections keep me from having to take too many pain pills.

Reviewed on October 31, 2018 7:00 PM

most all of the time the dr.'s nurse takes you into the exam roof at the time of the appt. there your wt., blood press. etc. is taken. Then you wait & wait for the dr. to show. Dr. White was more prompt than most; 5-10 min. wait. Others can take UP TO 35 mins.!

Reviewed on October 14, 2018 7:00 PM

straight and to the point. easy to understand options fir care.

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Good - but I feel providers are rushed by management to get people thru in 15 minutes or faster.

Reviewed on September 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good. Got a shot of Predisone for right knee pain.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. is a matter of fact Dr. - nurses and office staff are very friendly

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

He was very courteous and helpful. He made the visit very pleasant.

Reviewed on August 21, 2018 7:00 PM

I saw this provider several years ago and may have misjudged, misunderstood him at that time. On this visit, he was experienced, professional and extremely helpful and the treatment he gave me along with the advice was excellent.

Reviewed on August 9, 2018 7:00 PM

Was very good.

Reviewed on July 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. White has brought me back from a very bad injury to a condition of healing and with excellent care and concern. He genuinely cares about the whole patient and always goes the extra mile for his patient. ALWAYS. He never falters. WE need more physicians like him. I would not see anyone else for this condition.

Reviewed on July 24, 2018 7:00 PM

I waited almost an hour for my visit. it was the end of the day, Dr. White seemed rushed and impatient. I guess we all have those days, but I sincerely doubt any doctor would wait an hour for me had the rolls been reversed. I felt mytime spent with Dr. White was more of an inconvenience to him than a doctor-patient experience.

Reviewed on July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

This was a surgery follow up visit for trigger finger release. The surgery did not fully resolve the issue. Dr. White said "sorry", this is only the 2nd time in 10 years this has happened. He referred me to a specialist.

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. white was fabulous! Since the merger w/Advocate I find the "individual patient" is lost. I feel that I'm a number not a person. The personal touch & validation as a "patient has been lost. BC Dr. White is a specialist it was imperative that he get to know me - - as he did. I feel that the GP's don't have that luxury to take the time. Administration - - insurance, clerical etc. WHAT A NIGHTMARE!!!! There is NO coordination between the on-site outside contracted doctors. I feel strongly that administration needs to coordinate that between Advocate & the _____ onsite medical professionals that they utilized!! As a patient I ASSUME that any doctor or supportive staff that I see ONSITE is an Advocate staff & that all billing/insurance is coordinate with in Advocate. I understand if I'm referred to an outside facility but NO within the clinic proper! All that I have to say is the if I didn't respect, trust, & like my doctors. I would find another group! The merger has bee AWFUL! The lose of the intimate - caring facility & staff is gone. Replaced with a larger, cold, removed facility & support staff. So very disappointing the I now feel unimportant & part of an "assembly-line" _____.

Reviewed on May 28, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on May 7, 2018 7:00 PM

My doctor are the best and I would tell everyone what wonderful doctors they both of them. They are the best there is etc., - 1.

Reviewed on April 22, 2018 7:00 PM

We like him and would recommend him.

Reviewed on April 18, 2018 7:00 PM

It was very efficient and to the point. The nurses cared and dressed my injury very carefully.

Reviewed on April 15, 2018 7:00 PM

dr. white is the best

Reviewed on April 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on March 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. White is a great MD.

Reviewed on March 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I like Dr. White. He's knowledgeable and good to work with.

Reviewed on March 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I first saw Dr. White when I broke my arm and he was very kind and took his time explaining the process to me.

Reviewed on March 26, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent care

Reviewed on March 2, 2018 6:00 PM

overall I feel dryer is lacking in customer service. if it wasn't for convenience for some doctors we would leave completely. most people I talk to feel the same way and many have left. the customer service is horrible and getting back to nurse or doctor calls is almost impossible. when I checked into this appointment the receptionist were all talking amongst themselves and barely stopped to ask me questions. she talked to the people next to her the whole tome laughing.

Reviewed on January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. white, and pardon the pun, is a no bones good doc.

Reviewed on January 23, 2018 6:00 PM

As always EVERYONE was helpful and very easy to understand. All of my visits have been a good experience and felt my needs were taken care of.

Reviewed on January 22, 2018 6:00 PM

Professional - helpful.

Reviewed on January 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. White is a brilliant provider! Direct, honest & right to the "issue".

Reviewed on December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. White did a nice job of setting my expectations of how long it would take my finger to be fully functional and he helped put in perspective the intensity of my injury so that I wasn't frustrated about my progress

Reviewed on December 10, 2017 6:00 PM

Excellent from start to finish...

Reviewed on November 13, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. White had always met my needs. He is very sweet when he gives injections I think he understands me & my concerns.

Reviewed on October 16, 2017 7:00 PM

very uncaring. treated me in a derogatory manner. appeared put our, as if I was bothering him. told me to talk to my primary doc about pain medication. long story short he did not treat me. another doc gave me my cortisone injection to left knee. Dr. White should not be paid. Any problem with my ins. he will hear about it. It was my understanding that this is his usual manner. must make lot of money for Advocate. I am a nurse. If a nurse treated a patient like this, at the very least would have been written up.

Reviewed on October 16, 2017 7:00 PM

This appointment was a third follow-up after Dr. White repaired my torn rotator cuff. He tested my mobility and strength and told me that although I have made great progress, I should continue with PT to the extent it is recommended by the therapist team. He directed me to set another follow-up appointment in 3 months, but said that if I think everything is going well I can feel free to cancel it. Dr. White is thorough, concise, and used our time together effectively. He also did a GREAT job of putting my shoulder back together!!

Reviewed on September 25, 2017 7:00 PM

I felt that everyone was friendly, knowledgeable and dedicated to the profession. Everyone was great! We are fortunate to have such professionals to serve us.

Reviewed on September 19, 2017 7:00 PM

I had a nice experience and would like to return if necessary

Reviewed on September 6, 2017 7:00 PM

Excellent for shoulder injection for osteo-arthritis.

Reviewed on September 3, 2017 7:00 PM

Very pleasant - relaxed - Caring.

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM

I enjoyed Dr. White's style. He was friendly, yet covered all the bases. I had severe knee pain (arthritis) and he did not push me to have surgery.

Reviewed on August 23, 2017 7:00 PM

good job fixing my knee temporarily while Ithink about possible surgery

Reviewed on July 11, 2017 7:00 PM

He did a good job on the surgery of my hand

Reviewed on July 10, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr White has very poor communication skills and always seems to be in a hurry or has no desire to listen to what you have to say.

Reviewed on June 26, 2017 7:00 PM

great service

Reviewed on May 15, 2017 7:00 PM

Excellent, the provider explain to me the options that I have and procedures in regard to my health condition.

Reviewed on May 9, 2017 7:00 PM

to repair broken ankle. everything fine as far as outlining what was to be done.

Reviewed on May 9, 2017 7:00 PM

very positive & encouraging.

Reviewed on April 17, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. White is a very good doctor. He is concerned and thorough. He explains things well. I trust him.

Reviewed on April 16, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. White is top shelf.

Reviewed on April 16, 2017 7:00 PM


Reviewed on April 13, 2017 7:00 PM

I had hand surgery. Dr. White did a good job for me.

Reviewed on April 10, 2017 7:00 PM

Doctor did not solve my problem.

Reviewed on April 6, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. White is the greatest - He replaced one knee and will do likewise with the other knee, in the future.

Reviewed on April 5, 2017 7:00 PM

I always use this provider. I have to travel further and use more gas/tolls, but it is worth it.

Reviewed on March 31, 2017 7:00 PM

Everyone in this office is ALWAYS exceptionally polite, friendly and very professional.

Reviewed on March 24, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. White is a very caring Doctor, he takes time to put you at ease!

Reviewed on March 13, 2017 7:00 PM

every visit with Dr White has been a positive experience. The X-ray staff and Ortho staff are all friendly and knowledgeable. it is a pleasure to have an appointment with them. Dr White listened and always wanted my input.

Reviewed on March 12, 2017 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • Aetna Basic
  • Aetna Classic
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street / PPO Next Wrap Plus
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna - Great West Health EPO
  • Cigna - Great West Plus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / Personal Care POS
  • Coventry Advantra Medicare HMO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • First Health (Coventry) Rental PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Health Alliance ICP
  • Health Alliance MMAI
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • Humana Choice Care Network PPO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicare Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • United Healthcare AARP
  • United Healthcare Basics PPO
  • United Healthcare Caterpillar
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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