Vijayalakshmi V. Thota, DO

Vijayalakshmi V. Thota, DO

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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
DO, Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine - 1991
Residency:
Franciscan St James Health - 1994

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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:
Palos Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

155 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

My family and myself have been patients of Dr. Thota for over 26 years. She is very thorough, knowledgeable, kind and compassionate.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She is a great listener and really cares about her patients.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She genuinely cares for her patients. She has time to listen to my concerns and answers my questions.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr Thota is a very competent and caring doctor

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March 27, 2022

5.0

Her knowledge, caring, experience

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Dr Thota is very thorough and she listens to your complaints

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March 25, 2022

5.0

She is so kind and gives you enough time

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March 24, 2022

5.0

She took her time with me and was very thorough.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Professional knowledgeable and caring. Excellent Doctor. Always puts patients first.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable brilliant and kind

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March 23, 2022

4.0

Have been seeing Dr thota over 20 years

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Thota is #1 doctor. She is very knowledgeable, listens to your concerns, takes time with you and answers all your questions.

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March 05, 2022

5.0

Great doctor

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Always addresses every issue you have and some you didn’t know you potentially might.

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March 01, 2022

5.0

Listens to patients Has reviewed record before seeing me Makes me feel important to her

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February 23, 2022

5.0

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Thota for some time now and think the world of her kindness and her knowledge of medicine. She has always followed through with all of my needs and questions. She is very thorough and makes me feel comfortable.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

She is clinically excellent, very thorough, efficient, a good listener, office runs well, and she follows up. Dr Thota is everything that a primary care physician should be!!

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Amazing physician. She cares about her patients and makes them feel heard and seen. She cares about you as a whole person.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

As I stated above I think Dr Thota is one of the best physicians I’ve ever been to. She is empathetic smart and listens

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Thota has taken great care of my mother for many years, when I was looking for a new dr. She was the only one I contacted. She is fantastic. Very caring dr.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

SHE IS THE BEST. You are never feel rushed. And she always listens.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

She is the best doctor

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February 17, 2022

5.0

She is very easy to talk to. Great at diagnosing and treating a problem. Very kind and wants to help you feel better. Very good at diagnosing a problem.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and compassionate care.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

She is the best doctor ever. She explains in a language anyone would understand. Always available when you need her.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Thota has been my Dr for many years. Her and her staff have always treated me with the utmost respect and dignity. My concerns have always been addressed and taken care of. I trust her completely. What more can you ask for in a Dr?

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February 02, 2022

5.0

She is very caring and always addresses all my health concerns immediately.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

She’s professional, patient and caring to her patients. Excellent care.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

I have been going ti Dr. Thota fir years she has kept me in great physical condition and I thank her fir that

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Thota is kind and listens to concerns. She asks questions and doesn’t feel rushed.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Always get excellence care

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January 26, 2022

5.0

She is the best

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January 25, 2022

5.0

She has a great bedside manner and through

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Thota is wonderful. Not only does she listen to what I have to say, she tells me like it is. Explains & always asks if I have any questions. Encourages me. I’ve already Recommended her to a few friends

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Great doctor and concerned with all aspects of my health.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

I have already sent family and friends. She is great!

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Thota is a very kind and considerate physician. She always takes time to answer questions & responds to my chart in timely manner.

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Great doctor.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Thota was thoughtful and caring. She listened to what I had to say.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

She’s kind thoughtful and makes you feel like she cares very well informed intelligent lady

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January 11, 2022

5.0

I think a primary care physician should be the one to take the overall aspects of care for continuity of care instead of being apportioned to different specialists as some of my friends complained that they became confused about their overall care and ran rugged going for different specialists.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Very professional and always on time

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor!

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December 20, 2021

5.0

She always takes time to listen and she works with me to figure out my best health needs.

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December 19, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough. and knowledgable.

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota is very caring and compassionate. I have been a patient of hers for many years.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Caring Compassionate and knowledgeable

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Concerning care & offers time for explanations & discussion regarding patient questions.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

DR. Thota was able to see me quickly for a follow up after my ER visit. She was very concerned about my health and ordered appropriate test . She called me with the results and told me about the appropriate therapy for my condition. Very happy to have her as my primary physician.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Thota is thorough, straightforward but tender and caring. She asks questions and really listens. Treats me like I matter. I would follow her anywhere!

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December 16, 2021

5.0

She’s an incredible dr. Great bedside manner and she really cares for her patients

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December 16, 2021

5.0

She takes her time with me. Shows a concern with my health. She goes out of her way to help me and remembers my issues. She is a pro active dr with my care. I travel a long distance to see her

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December 06, 2021

5.0

I have been with her for 25 years and have found her to be responsive, listening and practical in her care. Followed her through four health care groups.

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December 04, 2021

5.0

She’s the best

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Calm, reassuring, easy to talk to

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December 02, 2021

5.0

She's down to earth, doesn't seem rushed and the best doctor I've ever had, beat care ever.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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November 30, 2021

5.0

She is wonderful brilliant and great listener

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November 30, 2021

5.0

She has been my physician for several years and came on the recommendation from several nurse friends. She takes time to listen and follows my history when it is necessary to address new issues. She does not immediately look to write an Rx when it is not absolutely necessary. Offers life changing recommendations and offers suggestions to succeed with them.Respects my medical background and contributes up to date additions to help solve my medical problems. Always considerate and kind.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota has been my primary for over 10 years--has resolved many serious issues over the years. She is extremely knowledgeable, truly caring & has resolved numerous serious health issues for me. She has calmed my fears & I am grateful to her--Highly recommend!

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to , listens well and does not rush you out.

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November 27, 2021

5.0

She takes the time to listen to you about any health concerns you might have. She will work diligently with you to resolve your problems. She will recommend the best doctors to help with the process.

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November 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Thota is thorough and listens to what you are telling her. Always is compassionate

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November 25, 2021

5.0

She does a good job

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November 25, 2021

5.0

She’s great. She listens to me and listens to my jokes.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota is caring and listens She has been my primary care doc for a long time and I can’t imagine wanting anyone else for my care. Nothing or no question is left unanswered

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Love my Doctor ❤️❤️

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Thota provides knowledgeable and comprehensive compassionate care

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Responsive, Informative, Detailed, Conversational (not lecturing). Genuinely concerned for the health and well being of her patients.

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November 10, 2021

5.0

Very kind and caring and listens to my concerns

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Very pleased with the professionalism and care

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Dr Thota is a great doctor. She really listens to me . She is thorough in her exam and tests she orders. She cares about her patients and knows her stuff.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota is a knowledgeable and compassionate physician, who allows time to ask questions, and answers all concerns. She inspires confidence in the NM/Palos healthcare system.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

I’ve a patent of hers for years

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October 19, 2021

5.0

The doctor is very thorough and she makes you feel like you have as much time as you need

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October 19, 2021

5.0

professionalism and care

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota has been my doctor for years. She is very patience and explain anything to you

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October 18, 2021

5.0

She has been my doctor for over 15 years. I have followed her to every place she has been and now I drive 175 miles each way to see her. She is fabulous, caring and very very knowledgeable. I love her.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Have been her patient for over 20 years. She is caring and taken wonderful care of my husband and I. Always available with expert care and Advise. Saved my husbands Life. We are so fortunate to be Her patients.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner Very knowledgeable Very friendly Cares about her patients Hard working

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October 18, 2021

5.0

She is very patient, knowledgeable, and caring.

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October 17, 2021

5.0

She acted calmly and professional in a crisis.

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October 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota is a very caring person. Always makes patient feel at ease and does not rush a visit. Always makes sure the patient understands the care and open to any questions.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

She is extremely caring.

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October 02, 2021

5.0

Absolutely, I would recommend Dr. Thota, for the reasons above. Dr. Thota answers all my questions until I'm fully satisfied. Dr. Thota is down to earth, a 'real' person, and tells it like it is (which is how I like it), and is very friendly.

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October 02, 2021

5.0

Have been with Dr. Thota for 25 years.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Thota is very caring, very knowledgeable. My calls are always returned in a timely manner. I previously referred my husband to her. He is very happy with her, also.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Thota is the most warm compassionate person I know. She cares for many of my family members.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

She is a kind, empathetic physician who will listen and try to give you solutions you are able to attain.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

She delves into any complaint that I present

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Very professional and personal

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Great physician with a professional as well as personal treatment

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September 20, 2021

5.0

I trust Dr Thota who takes the time during my visit to address my medical needs

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota treats the whole patient. She is understanding and kind.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

I have been going to Dr. Thota for many years. She is very caring and taken very good care of me.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thota is an excellent doctor. She is very caring and concerned about your care.

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September 19, 2021

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr Thota for many years and she has always been caring,effective and competent.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

great m.d.

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September 15, 2021

5.0

She is an awesome doctor and listen to her patients

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September 15, 2021

5.0

Her compassion and knowledge are second to none.

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Disclosures

Vijayalakshmi V. Thota, DO reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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