Dr. Brent Richardson, MD

Dr. Brent Richardson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brent Richardson, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Downers Grove, IL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

3010 Highland Pkwy Ste 550

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Contact Information

(630) 724-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Richardson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richardson "Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical, surgical, and behavioral care and consideration for persons with voice, swallowing, and airway disorders."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Cough
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Idiopathic Subglottic Tracheal Stenosis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
  • Laryngeal Spasm
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Neck Cancer
  • Paradoxical Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Professional Voice Disorders
  • Respiratory Papillomatosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Spindle Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Strictures
  • Tracheal Tumors
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Thickening
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Vocal Granuloma
  • Vocal Papilloma
  • Voice Disorders

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Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cricopharyngeal Myotomy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery, Open
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
  • Larynx Repair
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Vocal Fold Medialization Surgery
  • Voice Assessment
  • Voice Disorders Diagnosis
  • Voice Disorders Treatment
  • Voice Restoration Surgery
  • Voice Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richardson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
4.9
based on 27 total reviews (13 with comments)
Dr. Richardson Says:

Thank you for your response.  It would be most helpful to us if you would call (630) 724-1100 for any concerns.

Dr. Richardson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (13)
in Highland Park, IL |
Excellent! Understood the problem, I felt confident he identified what was causing it and how to treat it. Very nice, very smart. Very satisfied.
in Downers Grove, IL |
Absolutely
in Downers Grove, IL |
Very helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you for walking me through this and reassuring that I can get this fixed and have a safe recovery.
Downers Grove, IL |
Love Dr. Richardson! He is a miracle worker!
in Downers Grove, IL |
Dr Richardson spent a lot of time with me explaining my condition and what I could do to help it. I appreciate his professionalism and help,
in Downers Grove, IL |
Very pleased with Dr. Richardson...he's patient and thorough and I'm glad I finally found after a great doctor..was very comfortable in the environment and with the staff...staff went beyond what they needed to do...thanks so much!
in Cary il |
He was very good in talking with my daughter. She is 12 and was nervous to come today.
Downers Grove, IL |
I've always found Dr. Richardson to be nurturing and patient. He's very thorough with his exams and explanations. I've already recommended this facility to friends in Minnesota.
Downers Grove, IL |
I would totally recommend him to a friend. Not only did he figure out the problem in my voice but he educated me about it and told me my options moving forward.
Downers Grove, IL |
Great experience.
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Richardson was very calm and thorough with explaining the process of what he will be doing during the exam and then what to expect with my future procedure.
Downers Grove, IL |
The front office staff was MOST helpful, the doctor was very thorough. Overall an excellent experience.
Downers Grove, IL |
Dr. Richardson was thorough and patient and made me feel very comfortable. He answered all of my questions fully.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richardson accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Pipefitters
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Richardson has admitting privileges

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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