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Thomas R. Schumacher, D.O.

Thomas R. Schumacher, D.O.
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Thomas R. Schumacher, D.O.

Swedish Medical Group

Family Medicine

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Offers Evening Appointments: Yes


6450 W. Touhy Ave., Second Floor
Niles, IL 60714

PH: 773-631-2223

FAX: 773-631-5607

Monday: 7:30 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: Noon - 8 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM


Visits may be scheduled as in-office appointments or as remote visits via video. If you schedule a telehealth appointment, you will receive a confirmation call, instructions and a video link prior to your appointment.

"I believe in holistic patient care, and working with my patients to develop the best treatment plan that suits them. I also strongly believe in good patient education and preventative healthcare for lifelong wellness. "  

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6450 W. Touhy Ave., Second Floor
Niles, IL 60714

PH: 773-631-2223

FAX: 773-631-5607

Monday: 7:30 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: Noon - 8 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM

Verified Patient Ratings

All patient satisfaction ratings are submitted by actual patients and are verified by a leading independent patient satisfaction company, National Research Corporation.
  • Provider Listened Carefully
    4.9out of 5
    224 ratings
  • Provider Gave Easy To Understand Instructions
    4.9out of 5
    438 ratings
  • Provider Knew Medical History
    4.8out of 5
    223 ratings
  • Provider Showed Respect
    4.9out of 5
    223 ratings
  • Provider Spent Enough Time
    4.9out of 5
    223 ratings
  • How likely would you be to recommend this facility to your family and friends?
    4.8out of 5
    206 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

Comments are also gathered from the National Research Corporation's survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Aug 24, 2020

great doctor, called with results next day

Aug 13, 2020

He listens carefully and spends a good amount of time with you. You don't feel rushed at all.

Aug 6, 2020

Based on previous experiences, Dr Schumacher is the best , very compassionate, good listener. I'm hoping to continue with him for a long time

Aug 7, 2020

My Dr. (Dr. Schumacher) is very good at his job, his bedside manner is awesome. He listens and does his best to help you throughout your visit (meaning he helps you get the best treatment and referrals and also engages with the insurance companies. He treats me like his only patient and makes. best of all - he calls after to check in on me. Amazing!

Jul 31, 2020

He is an excellent doctor, an excellent provider. I recommend him to everyone I know.

Jul 9, 2020

It was an Awesome experience.

Jul 16, 2020

He has patience and answers all questions.

Jul 16, 2020

very friendy and kind people

Jul 10, 2020

Great provider. Spoke to me as an adult. Had good advice that did not make me feel I was being pressured, babied, or guilt tripped into anything. Looking forward to future appointments with this doctor. Will recommend.

Jul 2, 2020

takes time with me

Jun 26, 2020

Dr Thomas schumacher is Highly recommended knowledgeable Doctor. He is the Best of All

Jun 26, 2020

Yes, I love how the Dr. Schumacher listens to me, and we have a good experience and he answered all my questions, and I recommend to everybody. Thank you.

Mar 9, 2020

Dr. Schumacher was very professional, besides being a good listener and gentle. He made me feel, that there is hope and ways to improve, my medical problems. Nurse Ms. Menuka was kind and caring, also.

Mar 10, 2020

Very easy to speak with.

Mar 12, 2020

He was very welcoming, it was a comfortable visit. He explained things well, and I would recommend to him to anyone. It was a pleasure, wasn't a pleasure being there, but it was a pleasure to have him as the doctor that I seen.

Mar 6, 2020

He listens carefully and takes notes.

Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Schumacher was very personable,very attentive, knowledgeable, and he was able to sensitively to my desires give him give me some a homeopathic remedy for my laryngitis. My homeopathic I need something that I could create from my own kitchen. Because I had already been using home remedies and this was very effective. They gave me the recipe for Golden milk, and I did appreciate that very much.

Mar 9, 2020

I wish every doctor was this kind and attentive. It really helps make the whole process of going to the doctor and discussing sensitive issues so much easier.

Mar 5, 2020

My health provider is always very helpful, I would recommend him to family and friends.

Feb 17, 2020

Dr. Tom is a great listener, compassionate, and provides clear answers as well as sound advice. When the nurse could not find a good vein because I seemed to be dehydrated, Dr. brought me a glass of water! That was a first!

Feb 14, 2020

This was a last minute appointment and I was able to have my child seen, I was squeezed in. I understand you guys get really busy so I highly appreciate even squeezing my baby in, you guys are awesome. I'm a hundred percent satisfied and I would hate to say I want to see you guys soon, but I wouldn't hesitate to go back anytime and because I always feel safe under your care. Thank you.

Dec 16, 2019

The provider is great, I would give him a 10 for that first question, but it was an accident. I actually just clicked zero. And he's great and yeah, go to him. He's great.

Jan 21, 2020

Excellent, excellent communication and attention I got from Dr. Schumacher and definitely everything was explained to me so I could understand and I'm grateful for that and I will totally go back for future situation. Have a patient to Dr. Schumachergreat day. Thank you.

Jan 21, 2020

Dr Schumacher is the best! Highly recommend him if you want a doctor who listens to you and explains everything in detail.

Jan 6, 2020

He seems kind of laid back without seem careless and he seems that he really pays attention. So what you have to say, which is a comment have other doctors and listens to what you say before he responds to you.

Dec 27, 2019

best doctor ever

Dec 23, 2019

I have no complain.He is good.

Dec 16, 2019

Doctor is prompt and knowledgeable, and takes his time to answer all of my questions and concerns.

Dec 9, 2019

Almost always taken right on time & a very friendly & compassionate group.

Oct 24, 2019

This office is wonderful. The front desk and medical assistant are friendly and helpful. Doctor's are great. Thanks for a great visit Dr Schumacher and Menuka.

Nov 5, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Tom Schumacher and it was one of the best experiences I've had with a medical provider. He was prepared and knowledge of medical history. He was genuine and I felt comfortable discussing my medical concerns with him. Also Nurse Menuka (sp?) was very thorough and friendly. Overall an extremely positive experience with the entire office staff.

Nov 25, 2019

excellent doctor , considerate,attentive,respectful,empathetic

Nov 21, 2019

he was a great doctor and we're happy that he is caring for our son. Also his medical assistant was a very friendly.

Nov 21, 2019

His assistant and the provider were absolutely great. I am so glad that my kids have a great provider like him.

Nov 19, 2019

My visit was went well. The doctor and staff did a great job.

Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Thomas Schumacher is excellent. He listens carefully to your health problems and spends an adequate time checking your health. I am very pleased with each visit and be able to put my health in Dr. Schumacher hand. Thank you.

Nov 4, 2019

This provider saw me right away. The nurse was great at her job and the doctor was very helpful. I was very satisfied with my experience.

Oct 29, 2019

I am fortunate to be a patient of Dr. Schumacher! He is very professional and also nice as a person.

Oct 25, 2019

I appreciate the time he spent listening

Oct 10, 2019

Yes, my provider, Thomas Schumacher was exemplary in my examination on April 10th.

Oct 11, 2019

I had a great visit with Dr. Thomas Schumacher and the nurse Manuka (sorry if I'm not spelling that correctly). It was my first time visiting this office and my experience was prompt and professional. I received a physical with blood work done. My results were emailed quickly to me and I have opened a dialogue with my doctor regrading improvements to my lifestyle. Overall a great experience.

Oct 14, 2019

I believe that she did not listen to me. And when I request for a CAT scan for severe abdominal pain was denied for the past year. I had to request a specialist in which I now have an appointment to get a CAT scan done after over a year.

Oct 14, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Schumacher and he was excellent. He took the time to answer all of my questions and provided a thoughtful plan for when I should next see him to keep me up to date with routine exams and preventative care.

Oct 7, 2019

Very good doctors

Sep 30, 2019

Whatever you're doing in your staff meeting the morale of your team mom continues to do it from the doctors, to receptionist everyone truly nice and pleasant to work with

Oct 1, 2019

The weight scale could have been digital for higher accuracy.

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