Dr. Richard Biggerstaff, MD

Dr. Richard Biggerstaff, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Richard Biggerstaff, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

8040 Clearvista Pkwy Ste 340

Indianapolis, IN 46256

Contact Information

(317) 621-2444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
very high
more than 44% of peers

Dr. Biggerstaff'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*

59  Conditions Treated

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32  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
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ind University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Precpt C Johnson
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biggerstaff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Biggerstaff's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biggerstaff to family and friends
22 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Biggerstaff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Deviated septum and turbonectomy reduction
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