Thomas Discher, MD

Specialty: Cardiology

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Primary location

3825 South Highland Avenue

Tower 2 - Suite 400

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Office: 630-719-4799

Fax: 630-963-7420

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801 South Washing ton Street

4th Floor

Naperville, IL 60540

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Office: 630-527-2730

Fax: 620-527-2754

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Meet Thomas Discher, MD

About me

Credentials

Education

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

Board certifications

  • Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Medical Group

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 Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • CHAMPVA
  • 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
  • PHCS PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • SIHO 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 591 patient ratings.

Comments

March 28, 2020 12:35 PM

Good: phone call was on scheduled visit time, phone was less time than an office visit as I took my own temp & blood pressure before the call.

March 23, 2020 11:49 AM

Dr. Discher has always done an outstanding job, and was especially kind and supportive after my wife had passed.

March 23, 2020 11:49 AM

Dr. Discher has always been very thorough in assessing my health problems as well as the best way to treat them.

March 21, 2020 11:14 AM

good

March 13, 2020 11:57 AM

Dr. Discher is an excellent doctor

March 4, 2020 11:09 AM

Dr. discharge is excellent! On top of things & thorough!

March 3, 2020 10:40 AM

Feel very confident with provider & staff.

March 2, 2020 8:58 AM

I was given a lot of info.

March 2, 2020 8:58 AM

Good experience.

February 26, 2020 8:22 AM

Excellent service from everyone.

February 23, 2020 12:58 PM

Dr Discher was very personable and sincere. he interacted with me in a one to one basis with care for my well being and life pursuits

February 22, 2020 5:53 AM

I am very pleased with Doctor Discher as my cardiologist

February 20, 2020 11:00 PM

Dr. Discher is a fabulous doc. He has walked me through my issues for many years with professionalism and compassion.

February 20, 2020 11:00 PM

It is great comfort to know Dr. Discher and their practice is always available for routine or urgent matter.

February 14, 2020 7:36 AM

Dr. Discher is always good with us - he listens & explains thing with us (my husband & I) we like him very much -

February 1, 2020 1:20 PM

always have a good experience with the provider. He is very much concern about my health.

February 1, 2020 1:20 PM

concerned with my overall health which is good

January 29, 2020 8:34 AM

Good.

January 18, 2020 5:44 PM

very likeable, professional and assuring.

January 16, 2020 2:01 PM

Visit with my doctor is always great.

January 16, 2020 2:01 PM

Always a good visit.

January 13, 2020 1:51 PM

I am very comfortable with Dr Discher. He has a dry sense of humor and we get along well. I have total confidence in his care and monitoring of my health.

January 11, 2020 4:13 AM

Dr Discher is a first class doctor in every regard. I am lucky to have him as part of my team.

January 11, 2020 4:13 AM

The nurses are also good, but I felt that the new one this time was extra caring. I appreciated her thoughtfulness.

January 8, 2020 7:26 AM

I think Dr. Discher does a really great job in understanding patient's concerns & answering all question's. I always feel better when I leave that my concerns have been answered.

December 29, 2019 3:41 PM

Dr. Discher has a calming bedside manner.

December 28, 2019 3:57 PM

Dr. Discher is one of the very first physicians I have had that truly takes the time to listen, looks you in the eyes when talking, truly cares and NEVER types on his laptop when discussing health routines. I am very fortunate to have him as my cardiologist.

December 28, 2019 3:57 PM

As always, I leave Dr. Discher's office having had a positive experience.

December 27, 2019 11:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Discher. He was very professional, spent a lot of time answering my questions and discussing my past health issues. I felt very comfortable with him. Great visit!

December 23, 2019 6:15 PM

went like clock work right on time like always

December 23, 2019 6:15 PM

the best provider I have

December 23, 2019 5:39 PM

We drive 25 miles each way to see Dr. Discher. He is a very compassionate person, listens to our concerns, and we have total trust in his recommendations and actions for our heart health. So happy to have him on our team.

December 21, 2019 1:02 PM

Dr. Discher makes the visit comfortable, explains things in a way it is easy to understand. He does an excellent job reinforcing the positive results.

December 16, 2019 5:06 PM

Dr Discher is an excellent and understanding cardiologist

December 4, 2019 6:50 AM

Dr. Disher is always very prompt, positive and upbeat. He answers questions thoroughly and does not hurry.

December 4, 2019 6:50 AM

I have always had a good experience with Dr. Disher. This is why, even though I live near CDH, I travel to Good Sam to see him.

December 3, 2019 7:36 PM

Dr. Discher is an AMAZING physician. He was very kind & patient while we talked about the recent loss of my husband and gave me some coping strategies. He always takes his time and explains everything so it is understandable. I cannot say enough good things about him.

December 3, 2019 7:36 PM

Excellent in every way!!!A+++

November 29, 2019 6:32 AM

overall a very good office

November 29, 2019 6:32 AM

excellent experience

November 26, 2019 6:14 AM

Very good and informative - thanks.

November 19, 2019 6:32 AM

Office is very well run.

November 18, 2019 10:52 PM

The care and concern for my health was very good. Every visit I have had with Dr. Discher has been informative concerning my health and goals. I am working on losing weight and am doing very well. I have discussed this with Dr. Discher and the advice and concern he has is the best.

November 18, 2019 10:52 PM

Going to this provider has always been a positive experience now and in the past.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

I like the fact that I always am called back to see the doctor right at my appointment time. I have been going to this doctor for quite sometime and have developed a nice rapport with him.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

The experience was very good. The doctor had all my health information and was very knowledgeable about my health. It was a very good experience.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Discher was very pleasant. The results of my visit were in the system before I got to the parking lot to drive home. Very efficient support staff in office.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Upon arrival, the nurse called my name before I even had a chance to sit down in the waiting room.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Discher takes the time to really explain things. I feel listened to. I don't feel rushed or that he is in a rush. For these reasons I rate him exceptionally high.

November 16, 2019 10:48 AM

excellent.

November 16, 2019 10:48 AM

all of my questions were answered to were I understood every thing I asked.

November 14, 2019 8:37 AM

Dr. Discher and staff are always courteous, professional and concerned.

November 14, 2019 8:15 AM

Dr. Discher is my only dr. - he explained to me & my family the urgent need to address my recent problems - thank you so much Dr. D!

November 12, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr.Disher is my cardiologist and is very wonderful and caring physician. He goes over all my tests and concerns, plus gives me advice on ways to improve my health.He is always upbeat and pleasant to deal with.

November 12, 2019 11:00 PM

Alway a good experience with Dr. Discher and staff. Very professional and friendly.

November 11, 2019 4:43 PM

The doctor has always been professional, friendly and very informative. He has always been straight forward and explained what I need to do to maintain good health.

November 11, 2019 4:43 PM

My experience with the doctor has always been good, even if the information he provided wasn't always good news.

November 11, 2019 2:34 PM

Great

November 11, 2019 2:34 PM

He cares about me and my health

November 6, 2019 11:00 PM

1st visit. Dr. Discher came into the exam room knowing my problem. He said he read my chart all tests and results and had answers. I was so relieved. He's an exceptional listener and answered my questions. I see him again in 3 mos. I am very happy I got to see him and would highly recommend him.

November 3, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Discher heart specialist does an outstanding job! I am pleased with the service I received on my last visit October 18, 2019.

November 3, 2019 6:00 PM

Excellent as always. He is always well prepared to discuss my questions and I have his full attention.

November 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Being a caregiver for my parents and having limited time to schedule my own appointments, I really appreciate the promptness of the staff and doctor for my last visit. Even though I had my blood work done weeks prior to my appointment at a facility that my doctor requested, he did not have the results on hand. He explained that it was a computer/network issue and should be cleared up before my next visit in June. However, before my appointment was done, the staff was able to get the results and informed me that everything was good or better from my last appointment. With limited time, I really appreciate the prompt and thorough service I received.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

He was wonderful. I was there for a second opinion. I'd like to switch to him. But this practice doesn't take my BCBS Obamacare so I had to pay out of pocket so I'll not be back.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher knows me very well, and some things don't need discussion, so we can cut to the chase. He knows my exercise regimen and in fact my trainer joined me at the recent visit so they could discuss my workouts.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Great

October 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I felt refreshed after speaking with Dr. Discher.

October 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Everything went very smoothly. Dr. Discher has very good communication skills with her patients.

October 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Very nice, friendly, concerned, interested in my health

September 21, 2019 7:00 PM

very pleased

September 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher has awesome professional bedside manner. I feel comfortable with him and look forward to our time together as I await for him in the waiting room after his nurse has seen me.

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is always concise but thorough, and is attentive to any changes in my lab results.

September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Strong encouragement for my diet and exercise program.

September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

The doctor was friendly, easy to understand, explained everything to me. He was happy with my health and weight loss in the last 3 months.

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is easy to talk to and our conversations about my health are very helpful.

August 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Didn't think anybody cared.

August 27, 2019 7:00 PM

As usual, very competent, pleasant provider.

August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

very satisfied.

August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

All good

August 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Top notch, very professional always listens.

August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Thank you Dr. Discher for all your kindness & your wonderful staff too!

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Great doctor, very caring.

August 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Discher is an excellent physician! He always takes the time to explain my lab results and is always so positive. He also takes time to hear about my personal life etc.

July 29, 2019 7:00 PM

changing over to EPIC so more chaotic and slower than usual

July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Good visit and I feel very confident with Dr Discher

July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

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

July 20, 2019 7:00 PM

good visit as follow up to emergency room visit

July 14, 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.

July 11, 2019 7:00 PM

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

July 5, 2019 7:00 PM

It was an excellent experience.

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

June 30, 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.

June 26, 2019 7:00 PM

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

June 25, 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.

June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

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

June 16, 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

June 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent check-up with a very professional doctor.

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