Dr. Chin Swong, MD

Dr. Chin Swong, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Chin Swong, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Ottawa, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1050 E Norris Dr Ste 2A

Ottawa, IL 61350

Contact Information

(815) 431-5518

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

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

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24

Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 10/21/2015
    Amount or Range: $125,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Location: La Salle County, IL.
    State: Illinois
  • Settlement : 4/26/2016
    Amount or Range: $95,000.00
    State: Illinois
1 Sanction
  • Professional Misconduct (4/10/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Swong, Chin Whan MD: License # 036078861: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician performed an uvulectomy on multiple patients without their prior written consent. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a REPRIMAND on the physician's license.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Swong has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Swong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Swong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swong to family and friends
4.9
based on 8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Swong'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
Under 10 minutes

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