Thomas  Discher

Thomas Discher, M.D.

3825 South Highland Avenue

Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

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Thomas Discher, M.D.

Cardiology

3825 South Highland Avenue

Tower 2 - Suite 400

Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

630.719.4799

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I believe in a partnership between the doctor and patient with emphasis on open communication and education to achieve the best outcomes for each individual's health.

About Me

Credentials

Education

  • Residency: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Internship: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Fellowship: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Medical Group

Ratings and Comments

Thomas Discher, M.D.

4.9 out of 5

621 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

618 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

543 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

621 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

615 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.8 out of 5

618 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

617 Patient Ratings

Comments

changing over to EPIC so more chaotic and slower than usual

Reviewed on July 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Good visit and I feel very confident with Dr Discher

Reviewed on July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

upbeat, timely, good health planning, everyone was pleasant.

Reviewed on July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

good visit as follow up to emergency room visit

Reviewed on July 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is the best. He talks to you like a friend. He informs about issues listens to my concerns. I couldn't want a better physician.

Reviewed on July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

He is a caring, efficient and wonderful doctor I trust him and respect him.

Reviewed on July 11, 2019 7:00 PM

It was an excellent experience.

Reviewed on July 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher made me feel like seeing him was the smart thing to do and he was very easy to understand and relate to. I'm happy and relieved to be under his care

Reviewed on July 5, 2019 7:00 PM

always a pleasure here. I've been coming here for over 7 years now and think the world of all the staff I come into contact.

Reviewed on June 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher always cheerful and informative. Tell us exactly what path to follow to keep health stable.

Reviewed on June 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I am retired college professor. I taught heath science for thirty years. If I had dr. Discher as a student, I am sure he would have been the cream of the crop in my class.

Reviewed on June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Check in took 15 mins. claims were new system WAIT TIME TO SEE DOCTOR 1 HR. 15 MIN.

Reviewed on June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

I have known Dr Disher for more than 25 years. He was my Mothers heart doctor and mine all this time

Reviewed on June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent check-up with a very professional doctor.

Reviewed on June 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a very caring doctor

Reviewed on June 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Thomas Discher has always been knowledgeable, understanding, compassionate, kind and patient. He listens intently to my concerns and answers my questions so I can easily understand them without talking down to me.

Reviewed on June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Discher impresses me as a good physician and a good person. He has my best interests. I trust him.

Reviewed on May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a good doctor.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019 7:00 PM

I always like going to see Dr. Discher. He looks me right in the eye and talks to me whether there is good info or not. I think he is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent!

Reviewed on May 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Good

Reviewed on May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent always (15 yrs.).

Reviewed on April 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is very professional and concerned about my cardiac health and overall health in genrral.

Reviewed on April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Doctor Discher and nurse X are wonderful. They are both very personable and professional.

Reviewed on April 19, 2019 7:00 PM

He is the best!

Reviewed on April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Very, very good - spent time explaining my health.

Reviewed on April 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Great doctor.

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

very kind doctor--have stress issues to deal with

Reviewed on April 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent

Reviewed on April 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Appointment went like clock work, he is a professional

Reviewed on April 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good answered all questions.

Reviewed on March 28, 2019 7:00 PM

provider and nurse were excellent

Reviewed on March 25, 2019 7:00 PM

I am very pleased with Dr. Discher.

Reviewed on March 21, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent as always

Reviewed on March 18, 2019 7:00 PM

everything was good

Reviewed on March 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I always feel respected by Dr Discher. I have more natural views about my healthcare and am hesitant about doctors. Yet I feel like he listens and educates and encourages me to be taking care of myself. This year he set goals for me with respect to my health.

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

this provider is my cardiologist. Very thorough, very positive, very encouraging

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a personable doctor. He seeks to give very practical advice on how to implement your personal health care on a day-to-day basis.

Reviewed on February 6, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Discher has my trust and respect to administer care for my cardiac health.

Reviewed on December 25, 2018 6:00 PM

he was very understanding and knowledgeable about everything.

Reviewed on December 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Complete confidence in Dr. Tom Discher.

Reviewed on December 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Discher and X were delightful.

Reviewed on December 2, 2018 6:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

The one thing I would suggest for improvement is for the patient to have the results of any test or procedure prior to the office visit. The doctor gave a general summary, but when I read the report I had questions. On the office visit summary there was a notation that if there were any questions they could be addressed at the next visit. In the case of the scheduled test (prior to the office visit), the next visit is next year. It would be more effective to have the test report available for patient review prior to the appointment.

Reviewed on November 9, 2018 6:00 PM

This is how a doctor's office should be run.

Reviewed on November 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Disher has been my cardiologist for the last 18 years...And I will not want to change...he is an unbelievable Doctor

Reviewed on November 4, 2018 6:00 PM

I work overnights and arrive early for my appointment and Nurse X and Dr. Discher always see me as soon as possible well before my appointed time first thing so as to allow me to get on my way and home for sleep. For this courtesy I am extremely grateful and thankful.

Reviewed on November 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is wonderful! The staff in his office are also.

Reviewed on October 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on October 24, 2018 7:00 PM

This was the first time I had seen this physician. I was impressed with his demeanor. He was a good listener.

Reviewed on October 17, 2018 7:00 PM

This 'provider' is a very personable man, who explains everything very well, even with drawings and/or pictures as needed.

Reviewed on October 14, 2018 7:00 PM

The best

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Very helpful & good subject _____.

Reviewed on September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

You always take the time to answer my questions and to resure me. Thank you, you are a great doctor.

Reviewed on September 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Wonderful people skills. Didn't focus on the computer but gave full attention to me. Answered all my questions.

Reviewed on September 21, 2018 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on September 21, 2018 7:00 PM

I move into Oak Brook, I in 8/20/18. This was my first visit with Dr. Discher and I was impressed and pleased with his professional visit.

Reviewed on September 19, 2018 7:00 PM

good listener

Reviewed on September 16, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent!

Reviewed on September 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher - is outstanding.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I travel out of my way to see Dr Discher bc he is excellent, concerning, compassionate and a genuine good person. his nurse, X is equally excellent. she acts like some of the professional "Fellows" that I see at other Doctor offices. they are a great team n Edwards is fortunate to have them working there!

Reviewed on September 8, 2018 7:00 PM

I recently broke my right foot. Dr. Discher was very empathetic.

Reviewed on September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

My husband and I feel very fortunate to have this Provider as our cardiologist.

Reviewed on September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is an excellent dr. He is patient, compassionate, humorous. I totally trust Dr. Discher.

Reviewed on September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

I like Dr. Discher very much. He is very informative without my asking questions and even more so if I ask questions. He listens well and answers all my question. I would recommend him to my family and/or friends.

Reviewed on August 27, 2018 7:00 PM

DR. DISHER IS EXCELENT.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Was there for nuclear stress test so did not see the doctor until it was all over.

Reviewed on August 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Good - as usual!!

Reviewed on August 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher has always been very knowledgeable, courteous, caring and willing to listen to what you have to say.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is an outstanding doctor. I could not be with anyone better as my cardiologist.

Reviewed on July 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent!

Reviewed on July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a great guy. When I was in the hospital 2years ago I needed a follow up appointment after was released from hospital. Had a hard time finding a cardiologist to see me. All the appointments were 3 months out. Stumbled upon Dr. Discher and his office checked with him and I was told he would see me anytime in the next five days. We need more doctors like him. When I met him I new he was the cardiologists for me. Explained everthing in simple terms. I recommend Dr Discher to anyone that's looking for cardiologists and a great guy.

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Patient and calm, precise explaining and good communication.

Reviewed on July 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Tom Discher is one of the best doctors I've seen. He discusses all matters of my health in language that is easy to understand. He is very encouraging in helping me get on the right track. He's awesome!

Reviewed on June 30, 2018 7:00 PM

I would recommend Dr. Disher to anyone.

Reviewed on June 29, 2018 7:00 PM

I had a very good experience and I think very highly of Dr. Discher.

Reviewed on June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a good heart Dr. and I like him very much

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a great & caring doctor. I am very confident in his ability.

Reviewed on June 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I like see Dr Discher he never runs late I am in and out with in 15 to 20 minutes

Reviewed on June 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is extremely professional and personable. I feel very comfortable when I am in his office.

Reviewed on June 16, 2018 7:00 PM

I always feel comfortable and relaxed when I visit Dr. Discher. He is and always has been frank, professional & personable when addressing my concerns/issues.

Reviewed on June 12, 2018 7:00 PM

I've had Dr. Discher taking care of my heart problem since 2004. I trust him completely. And would highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on June 5, 2018 7:00 PM

very happy with the entire experience

Reviewed on June 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a key provider of my health care services. I have high confidence in his expertise, he is easy to talk to, and he explains things as deeply as I choose to dig.

Reviewed on May 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Very positive

Reviewed on May 20, 2018 7:00 PM

HAVE KNOWN DR. DISHER FOR MANY YEARS. HE WAS MY MOTHER'S HEART DOCTOR BEFORE SHE PASSED AND NOW MY DOCTOR AND WE ALL LOVE HIS CARING FOR US.

Reviewed on May 20, 2018 7:00 PM

On time, knows my history, caring and concerned for my long term health.

Reviewed on May 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Positive.

Reviewed on May 1, 2018 7:00 PM

DR DISCHER HAS BEE MY CARDIOLIGIST FOR YEARS AND HS ALWAYS TREATED ME WITH RESPECT AND KINDNESS. HE EXPLAIN EVERYTHING WELL AND KEEPS ME IN GOOD HEART HEALTH.

Reviewed on April 30, 2018 7:00 PM

This was my first visit to this Dr and I was very impressed how he listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on April 15, 2018 7:00 PM

uplifting and felt friendly and concerned and interested in my well being. the best doctor I ever have had. been a patient for over 10 years and dr Discher has always been very kind yet clear on what his expectations were if I want to improve my health. He always is encouraging and understanding as well as he makes you feel cared about. I am very pleased that I have such a wonderful intelligent caring person who is my doctor. I have a few other doctors and the difference is obvious and the others are good doctors .

Reviewed on April 14, 2018 7:00 PM

always excellent very in the best interest of my health.

Reviewed on April 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Informative and thorough..Easy to talk with and listen

Reviewed on April 9, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr.Discher helped get me started on PhaseII Cardio-rehab in the month I saw him. I did not have to run around and pressure soeone to get me started. He made me feel like an important person and was concerned about me

Reviewed on March 31, 2018 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Echocardiograms
  • Echoed Stress Tests
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Insurance

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • 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 Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • 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 C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN PPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Advocate Health Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • SEIU HCII
  • SIHO PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

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