Dr. Carol Bier-Laning, MD

Dr. Carol Bier-Laning, MD

Head & Neck Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Carol Bier-Laning, MD is a head & neck surgical oncology specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1989 and specializes in head & neck surgical oncology and ear, nose, and throat.

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
more than 87% of peers
Oral Cancer
more than 79% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bier-Laning "As a fellowship trained head and neck surgeon with expertise that includes minimally invasive procedures such as transoral robotic surgery and salivary endoscopy, I will use a team approach to ensure that each patient understands available options. I will work to ensure each patient is supported throughout their treatment plan with specialists that include all needed physician level specialists as well as head and neck specialized nursing, nutrition, physical therapy and social work caregivers."

2  Specialties

  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

114  Conditions Treated


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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • The Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bier-Laning has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bier-Laning's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bier-Laning to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 1

Dr. Bier-Laning's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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