Dr. Richard Bass, MD

Dr. Richard Bass, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Richard Bass, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

301 N 8th St Fl 5

Springfield, IL 62701

Contact Information

(217) 545-6099

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Perforated Eardrum
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Bass'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

61  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

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

  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Northwestern Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bass has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bass' Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bass to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Bass' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Bass is a caring, knowledgeable physician. However, it is very frustrating to wait more than an hour past your appointment time for him to see you.
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I said the topical anesthesia didn't even numb my sinus to begin with, but he stil shoved a dry probe down my sinus 35 minutes later, after having 3 teen girls trying to fix the scoping machine without him. I screamed in pain for 10 minutes, begging for more numbing. He told me to quiet down. No...more
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Dr. Bass was very kind, patient and knowledgeable. He was able to diagnose my problems immediately.
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