Dr. Richard A. Prinz, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 70

1000 Central St Ste 800
Evanston, IL 60201
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Dr. Prinz's Experience


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Adrenal Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ventral Hernia

Background Check for Dr. Prinz

2 Malpractice Claims

  • Settlement  (6/6/2012)
  • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
  • State: Illinois
  • Settlement  (11/16/2011)
  • Amount or Range: $3,000,000.00
  • State: Illinois
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action

  • Wrong-site surgery  (7/21/2014)
  • Action Taken: Fine
  • Summary: Prinz, Richard A MD: License # 036050132: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in wrong –site surgery. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $5,000.00.
  • State: Illinois

Education & Training

Medical School

Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1972

Internship Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Complete in 1973

Residency Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Complete in 1974
Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine
Complete in 1977

Fellowship Hospital

Royal Postgraduate Medical School
Complete in 1980

Languages Spoken by Dr. Prinz & Staff

  • English

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