Dr. H. Sims, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)MaleAge 54

Dr. H. Sims, MD is a Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Chicago, IL and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Yale University medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with University Of Illinois Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sims to book an appointment.

Dr. Sims

University-IL Medical Center OTO/HNS

1855 W Taylor St Chicago, IL 60612
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sims' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laryngitis
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sims treats Laryngitis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Sims treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sims treats Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Sims treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dysphagia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sims treats Dysphagia more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Sims treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Sims' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dysphagia
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Wheezing

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(312) 996-6553

Dr. Sims accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
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HealthLink
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Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

Dr. Sims' Reviews

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5.0

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    Dr. Sims is extremely competent. He listens. He gives me confidence that I too know what I am doing and that he trusts me in my health maintenence. His advice is spot on, given with humility and a whole lot of humanity. I have been seeing him for years - lifetime trach patient hoping to keep her voice.
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Dr. Sims is the director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the UIC Health Center in Chicago. He is a board certified Otolaryngologist who...Read more

    Biography

    Dr. Sims is the director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the UIC Medical Center in Chicago. He is a board certified laryngologist who chose...Read more

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Laryngology
    • Speech-Language Pathology
    • Voice Therapy

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2001
    Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
    Yale New Haven Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1996
    Waterbury-St Mary's Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1995
    National Institute On Deafness and Communication Disorders
    1994
    Yale University
    Medical School
    1988
    Yale University
    Undergraduate School
    ,

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. H. Sims, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Sims has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. H. Sims, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. H. Sims, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. H. Sims, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Sims frequently treats Laryngitis, Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia), and Dysphagia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sims treats.

    Where is Dr. H. Sims, MD's office located?

    Dr. Sims' office is located at 1855 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    University-IL Medical Center OTO/HNS

    University Optical1855 W Taylor St Chicago, IL 60612
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    Practice

    University of Illinois Medical Center At Chicago1740 W Taylor St Chicago, IL 60612
    2

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Sims is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    University Of Illinois Hospital

    Chicago, IL

    64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average