Thomas W. Kiesler, MD

Thomas W. Kiesler, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Hand Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand and Wrist Microsurgery
  • Hand Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Tendon and Nerve Lacerations

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine - 1992
Internship:
Indiana University School of Medicine - 1993
Residency:
Indiana University School of Medicine - 1997
Fellowships:
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center - 1998

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Surgery of the Hand (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Surgery Center

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

1052 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

He is a great doctor!

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March 28, 2022

5.0

I feel so much better now that he preformed surgery on me. He was great.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Above. Caring. Post open, c/o itching. Seen that day. Pleased with treatment. Staff knew what to do..

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Excellent surgeon good bedside manor so to speak

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March 23, 2022

5.0

First visit.. he was very matter of fact. Explained everything took some in office testing .

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Competent, thorough

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March 21, 2022

5.0

His caring attitude and calm demeanor. You can tell he is concerned for the patient.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Excellent knowledge, and spends the time to make sure the patient understands the procedure.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

I could not be more GREATFUl for the exceptional care they have given to my son

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is professional, caring and makes sure it is done right. Very particular with his approach. A good thing.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Communicative, knowledgeable

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Es muy profesional

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March 12, 2022

5.0

He's very good at listening and explaining things

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March 11, 2022

5.0

he is a nice guy.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Trust his care

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March 10, 2022

5.0

He explained my symptoms and treatment in such a way that I could totally understand.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Examination was efficient and thorough, and the result and treatment plan clearly communicated.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Excellent

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Answered all my questions and put me at ease

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Knowledgable. Provided choices.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

The Dr did a great job on my thumb surgery.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Was pleasant and knew immediately what was going on with my wrist

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Seemed knowledgeable. Quick diagnosis and care plan

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is very, very smart. He is sensible, friendly and very able to explain everything.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

He is a straightforward communicator

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, and meticulous (sp?) with his work.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Es un medico que me ha dado mucha confianza, escucha siempre lo que tengo que decirle, es muy profesional.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

He was great. Very professional.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Great Dr

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, pleasant & great patient care

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February 12, 2022

4.0

Not completely sure yet. I have not gone in for my procedure at this time.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

knowledgeable, answered questions, kind

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is a great diagnostician. Wonderful at explaining the diagnosis and gives handouts to help with learning.

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February 07, 2022

2.0

He was very rushed

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He is very interested in his patient and caring also his is an excellent subject matter expert.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is very engaged, interested and invested in the best possible outcome regarding my treatment.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr and the whole staff were very helpful

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February 07, 2022

5.0

My wrist feels and functions virtually the same as it did before I broke it. This is two to three months after my accident. Every step of the way I felt confident that I was receiving excellent care. The results show that.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Very thorough analysis when symptoms not present.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Very polite doctor and very direct but he was going to do

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Good Care

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January 30, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kiesler listened to my problem. Explained next steps in management with drawings. Was very knowledgeable and kind.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Calm demeanor , explains things in language you understand Takes time with patient in a caring manner

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January 25, 2022

5.0

We were great full for the time and care he gave to our son and us. Extremely knowledgeable ~ kind and professional.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is excellent; from our first encounter I knew I was in good hands.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Great technical skills and excellent surgeon. Borderline communication skills.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

All good

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Professional, caring , gave me complete confidence

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Thorough, knowledgeable, kind, explained everything in terms I can understand.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

1st time this operation, from the time of 1st evaluation of my condition to last FU visit/evaluation his care was excellent.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

The doctor was very professional and caring.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable doctor

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He has performed outstanding surgery restoring my destroyed and continues to thoroughly any issues that persist 3 years on.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He was very informative and took the time to answer questions.

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January 07, 2022

4.0

Have had good experience in the past

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January 03, 2022

5.0

His years of experience and he has treated both me and my husband very professionally in the past. We trust him.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

I felt I was in good hands

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December 31, 2021

5.0

Very clear and direct.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Direct, knowledgeable

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Thorough explanation and attention to detail

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December 27, 2021

5.0

De Kiesler Treated my son for a crushed finger and urgently got him into surgery the next day. And he made room in his schedule back to back surgeries. He puts his patients first and his care Is evident. Do you feel blessed to know him and this practice.

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December 25, 2021

5.0

He is gentle, explains thoroughly, if you have questions he will explain again, he is direct, no blah blah blah. I trust and respect him.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

He is very informative and even called and left me a pleasant message. I feel better already with the splints he gave me. Great person.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Was positive in results.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thomas Kiesler has preformed very successful surgery on both my hands.

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December 19, 2021

5.0

Además de que es un gran medico, es muy atento, amable y siempre preocupado por sus pacientes.

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December 19, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is professional and a master at his craft.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Excellent care, very professional

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Very informative and and careful.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He doesn’t make surgery his first choice

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Knows his stuff

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Explains everything very well.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Very professional and a good surgeon.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

I have been seeing Dr. Kiesler for almost 2 years for 2 different issues. I wouldn't keep going back to him if I didn't like the different treatments and didn't trust him for the best possible care.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Don't know him that well yet, have seen more of his team than him, but so far, so good.

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November 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is a caring, experienced specialist.

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November 25, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable.

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November 22, 2021

4.0

Seemed knowledgable.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Thourough

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November 15, 2021

5.0

He’s the best.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler was very engaging and took the time to explain my medical issue, the treatment options, the expected outcomes, and answer all my questions.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Professional and efficient.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler’s wisdom and expertise shines through. He is extremely knowledgeable and patience when explaining his diagnosis.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Terrific Doctor for a long time

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Best hand surgeon in the area

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November 07, 2021

5.0

He’s thorough and explains things well.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

So far he was very professional, knowledgeable, and skilled.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler really helped me with my medical needs

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November 01, 2021

5.0

He's excellent!

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October 31, 2021

5.0

excellent surgeon very knowledgeable

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Awesome trustworthy

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler was thorough, kind, compassionate and friendly. All of the staff was great – they were gentle with my injury and communicated clearly.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

The consummate professional.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

He took the time to explain the options for my particular physical need and made an excellent recommendation which I followed.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

He's very good ,I had hand surgery recently and almost no pain after, no need for pain medication and very small scar ,in my opinion He's very good .

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is an excellent doctor and takes his time to explain not only what the injury is, but what the course of treatment will be.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Efficient, knowledgeable, and effective.

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Disclosures

Thomas W. Kiesler, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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