Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male

900 N Washington St Du Quoin, IL 62832 Get Directions
Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD
Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Du Quoin, IL. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Bacon is affiliated with SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and Marshall Browning Hospital.

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Dr. Bacon'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
St. Louis, MO |
Dr. Bacon is an excellent physician and is highly recommended. He is always on top of new care and treatment for the disease, is very caring and extremely recommended. He is great at explaining procedures, proactive with testing and a wonderful listener.
in St Louis, MO |
Dr. Bacon is kind, caring and compassionate. he is a good listener and cares very much for his patients. I would recommend him anytime
in Creal Springs, IL |
Dr. Bacon is a warm, compassionate, caring man. He takes the time necessary to listen to all of his patients and thoroughly explain their circumstances in terms they can understand. He has used his medical knowledge to save so many, many lives, mine being one of them. He works tirelessly, and travels all around the world spreading his knowledge and his medical skills so that others can benefit like I did. He is truly a gift from heaven.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Metro Health Medical Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Metro Health Medical Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Metro Health Medical Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Undergraduate School
    College of Wooster

    Graduated in 1971

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy