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Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

Hepatology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Bacon
900 N Washington St Du Quoin, IL 62832

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(618) 542-1045


Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a hepatology specialist in Du Quoin, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in hepatology.


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Dr. Bacon accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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
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Dr. Bacon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Liver Damage from Alcohol
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Hemochromatosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease

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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.
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Dr. Bacon is kind, caring and compassionate. he is a good listener and cares very much for his patients. I would recommend him anytime
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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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About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a hepatology specialist in Du Quoin, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in hepatology.

Specialties

  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

1981
Metro Health Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Metro Health Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Metro Health Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1975
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1971
College Of Wooster
Undergraduate School
1981
1979
1978
1975
1971

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64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

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