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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

1107 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

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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August 27, 2021

5.0

Clearly explains things; knowledgeable

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August 24, 2021

5.0

The Dr took the time to explain the problem with my hand and my options

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Professional and caring.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Skilled

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring

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August 23, 2021

5.0

I felt he is very competent and informative

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August 23, 2021

5.0

This is my second visit with Dr. Kiesler, who communicates the situation, the action plan, and the resolution with professionalism and humanity.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Experience knowledge

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and explained procedure thoroughly. Answered all my questions

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August 18, 2021

5.0

He is very good doctor

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August 16, 2021

5.0

He’s a great doctor.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Very thoroughly and an excellent Dr.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

He seemed very concerned and helpful.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Very caring and informative

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August 06, 2021

5.0

He has fixed everything I’ve had to come in for

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August 05, 2021

5.0

He is a great surgeon and corrected my problem

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Very attentive and great diagnosis. Trustworthy

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August 02, 2021

5.0

He seems confident and knowledgeable.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

He is so knowledgeable, prompt and friendly. I would highly recommend him!!!!

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August 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler MD presents and completes a warm and caring personality, and is professional and friendly when dealing with me.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Efficient, knowledgeable, friendly

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July 30, 2021

5.0

He was respectful, thorough and I trusted his evaluation.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler did his job, was thorough in his diagnosis and patience.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Good listener who ensured I understood differences in symptoms before diagnosis and treatment recommendations

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Professional, polite and caring. Takes the time to answer all questions.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler was very patient with concerns and questions. Explained everything. Thorough.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Professional expertise and ability to communicate

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler took the time and addressed the possible troubling pain in my forearms from my Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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July 25, 2021

5.0

So glad the pain is lessened for cortisone shots

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Very personable. Caring. Thorough.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

My hand is much better and he does a good job of explaining the options.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

He has helped me before so I went to see him again and I'm very satisfied. He explained what was happening and discussed the course of treatment with me.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Because he is good

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Thorough and friendly care

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Kind, patient, caring

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July 12, 2021

5.0

For his professionalism and expertise

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He is fabulous

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Basic info was shared and questions answered.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Very through and attentive.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Consummate professional - definitive diagnosis and treatment plan implemented immediately!!

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July 08, 2021

3.0

Not great bedside manner, especially with nervous children.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Professional, courteous and explained in depth what my diagnosis is

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Professional, friendly and polite. Also, he has done hand surgery on me before.

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July 05, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Kiesler takes him time with you and doesn’t rush through the appointment

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Hes great, good surgeon, listens to you tells you the options.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

He has not performed the surgery yet!!

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June 28, 2021

5.0

He is smart and cares

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Best hand dr available

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Kool.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Great doctor.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He was great with my kid.

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June 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is always thorough and always lets us know exact what we need to do to recover from our injuries. And his assistant, Patty, gets us in to see Dr. Kiesler whenever we have a new injury. We trust only them with our hand care.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Very clear explanations and instructions, easy to talk to

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June 09, 2021

5.0

I’ve known him for 13 years and trust him.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Professional and polite.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Patient, good bedside manners, efficient and knowledgeably clear.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and answered all my questions, excellent communication

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He is a fabulous doctor.+

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He is kind, observant, and assuring. You just know he is sure about what he is talking about.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Caring, friendly, so competent!

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He takes the time with me to make sure I understand everything and discusses my treatment plan.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Good listener, kind, compassionate, understanding and helpful.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

His knowledge and skill are evident

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable in his profession! Clarifies any question I may have!

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May 28, 2021

5.0

He did surgery on me several years ago and I liked his demeanor.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

He’s simply very good. I like his compassionate attitude and he’s very thorough.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

He communicated what the problems were, and gave me options for treatment.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

He’s the best! This is the second time he’s had to fix an extensive break for me and he’s the best!

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Keisler was compassionate, informative and listened attentively to my concerns. I got a cortisone injection and he told me exactly what he was going to do and how it might feel

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kielser takes to time to explain, listens to your questions and will answer them in a way to ensure you understand.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Just met him. Seems knowledgeable.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very honest

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Was able to be seen 3 days after seeking an appointment. He obviously is experienced and knowledgeable and I liked his bedside manner. My hand is already improved later the same day.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kieslar is patient and pleasant to work. He’s thorough and always uses the most recent x-rays of my injury.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Knows what he us doing but not as personsable as some doctors in the practice

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Best hand surgeon around!

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May 10, 2021

4.0

Awesome Doctor.

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May 10, 2021

4.0

Not enough info for higher recommendation, but very helpful

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May 06, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable about athletics and was easily able to diagnose my son’s ailment. We felt like we were in great hands!

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Professional, yet put me at ease too, (I don't like shots!), explained the procedure before he completed it, and answered all of my questions thoroughly, and didn't waste my time, (prompt appointment time and performed what was needed and I was on my way), but I didn't feel rushed either. Thank you.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Kiesler was very good. Clearly explained my condition and treatment options

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Kiesler was vey professional and answered my questions.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

He communicates well, i.e. explains his diagnosis and procedure plan in a manner that is understandable and reassuring. His recommendations for follow-up were clearly defined.

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April 27, 2021

4.0

Still not sure of outcome.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Same reason as mentioned before.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler is quiet, observant, assuring and reassuring. He says only a few words, but you just feel absolutely sure that he knows what he is doing and talking about!

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Absolute pro - explains everything in simple terms and is unbelievably personable!!

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Very helpful

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April 22, 2021

5.0

Beautiful stiches, gentle doctor, friendly doctor

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Always has time to answer any questions.personable.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

He's very thorough and explains things thoroughly.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

He operated on my carpel tunnel years ago. I have had not problems since.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Explaining everything and my procedure when very smooth. Have had no problems at 8:00 pm these evening. I don’t anticipate any problem. He is a very kind Doctor Ike him gray bedside manner

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Friendly and explains things well.

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April 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kiesler did surgery on my right hand years ago, and his work was impeccable. I wanted to return to him as soon as my insurance changed.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

He listened well and aspirated the cyst..

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