Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

Hepatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(20)
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Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD
Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD is a hepatology doctor who practices in Du Quoin, IL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Bacon is affiliated with Marshall Browning Hospital and SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.

900 N Washington St

Du Quoin, IL 62832

Contact Information

(618) 542-1045

Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

Dr. Bruce Bacon, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hemochromatosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
71

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
  • 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 Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • 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
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • 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

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Procedures

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

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bacon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bacon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bacon to family and friends
5.0
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bacon accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Bacon has admitting privileges

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Marshall Browning Hospital
900 N Washington St
Du Quoin, IL 62832
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