Dr. Herbert S. Sims, MD

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Dr. Herbert S. Sims, MD

Laryngology | Male

Chicago Institute for Voice Care 60 E Delaware Pl Ste 1422, Chicago, IL 60611 Get Directions

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Dr. Sims is the director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the UIC Medical Center in Chicago. He...   Read More

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      Dr. Sims accepts 7 insurance carriers

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      • Aetna
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      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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      5 based on 3 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Sims' Office & Staff
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Laryngology
      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
      • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
      • Voice Therapy

      Board Certifications

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Laryngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Laryngitis
      • Cough
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Disorders
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
      • Laryngitis
      • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Professional Voice Disorders
      • Reflux Laryngitis
      • Respiratory Papillomatosis
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spasmodic Dysphonia
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
      • Vocal Granuloma
      • Voice Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Adenoidectomy
      • ENT Surgery
      • Esophagoscopy
      • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Microlaryngeal Surgery
      • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
      • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery

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        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

      • Medical School
        Yale University

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        Waterbury-St Mary's Hosp

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        Yale New Haven Hosp

        Completed in 2000

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Vanderbilt University Med Ctr

        Completed in 2001

      • Undergraduate School
        Yale University

        Graduated in 1988

      • Other Education
        National Institute On Deafness and Communication Disorders

        Completed in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Laryngology
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Sims' Care Philosophy

      Dr. Sims is the director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the UIC Medical Center in Chicago. He is a board certified Otolaryngologist who chose a career in professional voice care as an extension of his two passions. We believe in helping patients achieve the best voice/communcation skills possible.