Ryan Trombly, MD

Specialty: Neurosurgery

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Advocate Medical Group

4400 West 95th Street

Suite 407

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Office: 708-684-4029

Fax: 708-520-9160

Meet Ryan Trombly, MD

About me

  • Spanish
  • Back & NeckBack and Neck DisordersBack and Neck PainComplex Spinal ReconstructionHydrocephalusSpinal Cord InjuryTraumatic Brain Injury
  • https://www.advocatehealth.com



  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami School of Medicine, Neurological Surgery
  • Tufts University School of Medicine

Board certifications

  • Neurosurgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 147 patient ratings.


July 21, 2020 8:12 AM

Dr. Ryan St. Tromby also called me at home to check upon me after my surgery and to have me come in to see how I was doing. Great doctor.

July 21, 2020 8:12 AM

Dr. Tromby, his nurse and staff are so efficient and takes time to check on you and give you good care. One of the best I've seen along with my primary dr. in X

July 2, 2020 4:28 PM

I thought Dr.Trombly was a good doctor.

July 2, 2020 4:28 PM

no bad experience, only good out come.

May 15, 2020 8:27 AM

I was told by Doctor Brandon Gaynor whom I have been seeing at Christ Hospital for awhile. He had relocated to another state. He referred me to Dr. Trombly.

May 1, 2020 9:08 AM


April 10, 2020 4:14 PM

I was pleased with the overall meeting with the providers .

April 10, 2020 4:14 PM

Experience was good.

March 30, 2020 1:41 PM

Hes always very nice and respectful and dont want 2 rush into another surgery

March 24, 2020 8:19 AM


March 24, 2020 8:19 AM

Visit was positive.

March 20, 2020 6:20 AM

I was never told the results of the test.

March 5, 2020 12:37 PM

Long wait. I did not have my test results so I will drop them off this week.

February 21, 2020 7:42 AM

Not at all happy with Dr. Trombly! No trust. Found him rude - Arrogant - In a hurry to get to surgery.

February 21, 2020 7:42 AM

Needs better "bedside" manners. Will find someone else.

February 13, 2020 12:10 PM


January 19, 2020 7:33 AM

Hard to contact. & he also seem to be in a rush!

January 19, 2020 7:33 AM

Wait to see dr. was 3 hrs. with a standing appt.

January 11, 2020 8:56 AM

Dr. Trombley and staff did a lot for me to be able to get the surgery my health insurance was denning all request for test that needed to be done, Dr. staff put a lot of time and effort to make this surgery possible I will be forever grateful to all of the staff,

January 11, 2020 8:56 AM

I will highly recommend the Dr. and his staff they put a lot of time, with my case my surgery went well and the anesthesiologist Dr. X was very professional I like to the thank the entire team that put time into my case to make this badly needed surgery possible,

December 23, 2019 9:52 AM

Excellent doctor.

December 5, 2019 8:10 AM

I love my doctor and I have lots of faith in him with my life, and that goes to all my doctors that I see.

December 3, 2019 8:30 AM

A new patient he talk down to me - Looked out window the whole time.

December 3, 2019 8:30 AM

Waited 2 hrs. to see him - Spent less then 2 minutes with me. Never explain thing to me want to do neck/back surgery never explain anything in out in less than 2 min. - Spent 2 hrs. waiting - Do not know if I trust him to do my surgery.

November 30, 2019 12:49 PM

Dr. Trombly & his staff went over & above to help us to get the VNS device turned on. We thank you!

November 26, 2019 3:21 AM

my experience was great I had no worries

November 26, 2019 3:21 AM

there's was no bad experience I was in good hands and I trusted my doctor

November 14, 2019 8:35 AM

Office was crowded - waited over an hour past my scheduled appointment time.

November 11, 2019 5:29 PM

Dr Trombly is an amazing neurosurgeon and explains everything in a way easy to understand

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM

15 minutes a head of my appointment 45 minutes waited in room - to long.

October 20, 2019 7:00 PM

I liked him. He knew what the problem was and the solution and he set me at ease

September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

I was referred to Dr. Trombly for surgery. He and his staff are the best of the best!

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. R. Trombly is very professional, he takes time to explain what your problem is and what can be done. My office visit is the best I have ever experienced.

August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Always informative. Engaging. Pleasantly professional.

July 16, 2019 7:00 PM

They were respectful and very nice talked to me very nice. They were friendly.

July 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleasant and professional.

July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

I had to wait almost 90 minutes in his office doing nothing. Than when he did see me didn't even remember me.

June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

good very helpful

June 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Unfortunately he was extremely busy and called to the ER so things were behind but he worked hard to catch up and was nice about it.

June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

he is very great doctor .cares about me all the time.can call on him and send picture to let him see what going on. he is the best neurosurgery .

May 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Ryan Trombly is an excellent neurosurgeon with a wonderful bedside manner. He is always willing to hear me out & try to resolve my issues with my health care.

April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Trombly is a great doctor he is very caring he listens and is always pleasant and always tells me everything even if's something he knows I don't seem to agree with him at that moment about but later on and always he is right.

April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Very difficult to make or secure an appointment in a expedited manner.

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Post-OP VP Shunt and Spinal Fusionas always my check-up was a positive experience. Dr. Trombly is quick to help in any way he can! I will never go to anyone else

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Provider was to much in a hurry, going from one room to the next,not spending any time to get to know the patient.

March 30, 2019 7:00 PM

I LOVE Dr. Trombly! He is the best!

March 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good.

February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

This visit was a follow up after surgery Dr. Trombly did what he told me he would do & that is relieve my pain. Thank you Dr. Trombly.

February 5, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Trombly is an amazing provider. It is because of him that I am able to walk again. I am truly grateful to him and am very appreciative of him. He truly does care for his patients. I also believe he does not get enough recognition for all of his hard work. AMG is very lucky to have him as part of their team.

December 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Trombly is the best doctor at what he does he treats me really good has the best bedside manner of any doctor I have even had. I feel like he really cares for me not just as a patient but as a person. He is the best.

December 16, 2018 6:00 PM

I have ongoing (2 1/2 years) excruciating lower back pain following treatment for now Hodgkin's lymphoma I have visited 4 hospital w/NO firm diagnosis or treatment plan. Dr. Trombly provided these.

December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

I did not like this doctor's communication style. Very unclear.

November 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Not really interested in coming back because he berated my personal physician, and I have a good relationship with him. Especially when I saw his apt. schedule for 8:00 am (there were numerous other including myself on that time frame) for an 8:00 am apt. I was not seen until 8:50 am. Very disappointed.

October 24, 2018 7:00 PM

i like how straight forward. he us about my diagnosis , talk about the best surgery that was needed

October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Trombly is a wonderful caring Dr. His staff is great also. His staff at the hospital is great

September 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent dr. easy to talk too.

September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

It was a good visit. Dr. Trombly answered all the questions I asked.

August 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Follow up 3 week post op neck surgery, provider is very nice person gets to the point and explains things thoroughly.

July 24, 2018 7:00 PM

he is a very good neurosurgery he cares alot about him. and to give the best care .

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Thanks for every one.

June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

waited over one hour to see the dr..I felt rushed during the appt.never felt that way before.

May 24, 2018 7:00 PM

It was very easy to talk with Dr. Trombly. I didn't hesitate to ask him anything because he truly listened & understood. He addressed all of my questions & concerns. He arranged to have X come on after our visit to discuss my financial/insurance concerns. She was very nice, helpful & informative. Dr. Trombly's optimistic attitude made me feel helpful & positive. It was a substantive visit.

April 16, 2018 7:00 PM

My providers visit was super.

April 2, 2018 7:00 PM

I rate him good. I would not want no one other provider.

February 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Trombly has been the best! He understands and hears my concerns as well as that of my family. My mother and son has attended my office visits with him and he has shown them respect as well. He answers all of our concerns. I have texted him and he responds ASAP. I even have called upon his assistant, XX, to assist with questions or paperwork and it was completed efficiently. I trust him and his staff to provide me with the Best care and advice possible!

February 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Ryan Trombly was very knowledgeable and put me at ease by explaining everything he would do in treating me. Because of this I wasn't as anxious about having surgery.

February 22, 2018 6:00 PM

He is a gentle man very polite and does explain what he feels is wrong with the pain in my back for ten years, and getting worse.

January 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Trombly is an excellent provider - I have had previous surgery and sought many opinions. I am very pleased with my results and am grateful I chose Dr. Trombly as my surgeon.

January 5, 2018 6:00 PM

I already have provided his name to people who need help - got the right doctor this time.

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