Dr. Brent Richardson, MD

Dr. Brent Richardson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(33)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brent Richardson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Downers Grove, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Washington Medical Center in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and laryngology.

3010 Highland Pkwy Ste 550

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Contact Information

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
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • ENT 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 33 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Richardson Says:

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Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Richardson is thorough and knowledgeable. He has a great friendly manner. His explanation of what was going on with me was easy to understand. My experience with this office has been outstanding. From the paperwork sent prior to my visit up to and including the video and checkout process, I’m...more
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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.
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in Downers Grove, IL
Absolutely
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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.
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in Downers Grove, IL
Love Dr. Richardson! He is a miracle worker!
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