Dr. Carol Bauer, MD

Dr. Carol Bauer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Carol Bauer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1989 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and neurotology.

301 N 8th St Fl 5

Springfield, IL 62701

Contact Information

(217) 545-6099

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Cochlear Implant Insertion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Bauer'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

43  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Grinnell College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Butterworth Hospital/Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bauer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bauer's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bauer to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Bauer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Bauer has been wonderful with my daughter. She's been a patient there for the past 3 years. We travel over an hour to see her in Springfield and it is well worth it. After being told that there was nothing left to be done for our daughter's hearing loss (due to a retracted ear drum which was...more
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