Dr. Bruce Tan, MD

Dr. Bruce Tan, MD

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Dr. Bruce Tan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 15-200

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Dr. Tan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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." "

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

57  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT 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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tan to family and friends
14 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 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 (8)

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...more
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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...more
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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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