Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Bacon
Accepting new patients

Marshall Browning Hospital

900 N Washington St Du Quoin, IL 62832

Make an Appointment

(618) 542-1045

Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Du Quoin, IL and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bacon has more experience with Liver Disease and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Case Western Reserve U, School of Medicine medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities Marshall Browning Hospital and Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bacon to book an appointment.


Compare Providers

Quickly compare more Gastroenterology Specialists in your area

See similar Gastroenterology Specialists in Du Quoin

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Good Patient Care
    Patients said they had exceptional care at this hospital. See hospitals
  • Trustworthy
    Patients said this doctor is trustworthy. See reviews

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Bacon accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(618) 542-1045

Dr. Bacon accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Practice Areas

Liver Disease

Liver disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis, through medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.Compare with other Liver Disease specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bacon treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bacon treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hemochromatosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bacon treats Hemochromatosis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bacon treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bacon treats Liver Damage from Alcohol more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bacon treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bacon treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bacon treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bacon treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bacon treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Viral Hepatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bacon treats Viral Hepatitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bacon treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Check Dr. Bacon's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Bacon's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • 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
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease

Dr. Bacon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bacon

5.0

Based on 20 ratings

5 Stars
100%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Bacon?
(Select your rating)
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply Flag
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
St. Louis, MO – Apr 03, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr. Bacon is kind, caring and compassionate. he is a good listener and cares very much for his patients. I would recommend him anytime
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
Guy in St Louis, MO – Feb 27, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD?
Reply Flag
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option8
thumbs down icon option
Bonnie Harris in Creal Springs, IL – May 10, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Bacon?

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Du Quoin, IL and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bacon has more experience with Liver Disease and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He gr...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1982
Metro Genl Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Metro Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1976
Metro Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1975
Case Western Reserve U, School of Medicine
Medical School
1971
College of Wooster
Undergraduate School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD accepting new patients?

Does Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD accept my insurance?

What are Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD's top areas of care?

Locations

Practice

Marshall Browning Hospital900 N Washington St Du Quoin, IL 62832
1

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Bacon treats patients.

Learn more

Marshall Browning Hospital

Du Quoin, IL

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Ssm Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average