Dr. Bruce Tan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Tan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Sinusitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Sinusitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Sinusitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan performs Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Tan performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Tan's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyps
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Revision Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smell and Taste Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tumor
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Tan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tan

4.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Tan and his staff were very professional and took the time to educate me on the diagnosis and what he would do during the operation. Now, 3 months later I am feeling great! I have referred my friend with a similar diagnosis and he underwent the same surgery. He also has no regrets with the operation, care, or cost, given the value received.
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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 do as good of a job. Go the extra mile and pay the extra buck to get it done right the first time. State of the art CT scan to see your nasal polyps
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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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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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Dr. Tan is skilled, informative, and compassionate. I highly recommend him!!!
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Dr. Tan is very talented physician. He following proper procedures, he diagnosed my chronic sinus issues in a personal manner.
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De. Tan was helpful throughout the process of diagnosis, surgery, and follow up. He took time to explain things and I was very pleased with my experience.
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Met him for repeated sinus infections. Have had previous surgery. After trying medical treatments he operated. I don't ever remember breathing this well before. Have not had any major infections since. Very nice man and good bedside manner. He makes sure you are comfortable and well educated about your situation and options. I highly recommend him.
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