Dr. Bruce Tan, MD

Dr. Bruce Tan, MD

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Dr. Bruce Tan, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He has been practicing for 8 years.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 15-200

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Tan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tan ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyps
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smell and Taste Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tumor
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Revision Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

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

  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tan to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tan'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

Patient Comments (7)

in Glendale Heights, IL |
Dr. Tan was able to perform the surgery without damaging the cochlear implant. Dr. Tan and his team did a excellent job and I couldn't have asked for more. Sense of smell is starting to come back within a week after surgery. I wish I found Dr. Tan before using a community hospital which didn't...more
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Chicago, IL |
Dr. Tan was very efficient and explains what is happening so the patient understands. Very pleasant and has a great "bedside" manner. His staff is just as helpful and all are prompt to answer questions. I highly recommend Dr. Tan.
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Chicago |
Care was excellent. Receiving answers via Healthloop was slow and responses didn't truly answer the question I was asking. Call the office and talk to someone if you have questions.
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in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Tan is skilled, informative, and compassionate. I highly recommend him!!!
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Buda, TX |
Dr. Tan is very talented physician. He following proper procedures, he diagnosed my chronic sinus issues in a personal manner.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tan accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
    Choice Plus
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Hospitals where Dr. Tan has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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