Dr. Richard Borrowdale, MD

Dr. Richard Borrowdale, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(19)
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Dr. Richard Borrowdale, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Glossectomy
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more than 99% of peers
Tracheal Surgery
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more than 99% of peers
Tongue Cancer
very high
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Loyola University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Loyola University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Methodist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Borrowdale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Borrowdale's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Borrowdale to family and friends
2.3
based on 19 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Borrowdale's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Chicago, IL |
My dad had squamous cell cancer in his jaw that impacted his jawbone. Dr Borrowdale completed the removal of the cancer and another surgeon completed the reconstruction. My dad has made a great recovery from the surgery and almost complete functionality of his jaw and mouth. I found Dr...more
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Chicago, IL |
I recently had a run with a tumor known as myofibroma. I needed an ENT to do this surgery as it isn't your every day surgeons business to attempt this surgery. He did an amazing job and my recovery was fast and the incision is barely noticeable, even though it was approximately 1 inch. Very polite...more
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Oak Brook, IL |
2012 Dr Borrowdale, performed throat surgery on my dad who at the time was 77 yrs old. After which my dad could not use his right arm, can NOT eat, can NOT produce saliva and said "well we read the film wrong-it happens"!!! Now at 82 yrs old my poor father is extremely thin always dehydrated and...more
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in Aurora, IL |
My mother, who is almost 100 years of age, was referred to Dr. Borrowdale by Edwards Hospital. She had what was diagnosed as a benign tumor on her upper lip. After seeing Dr. Borrowdale and his team several times, and receiving options for treatment, the decision was made to remove the tumor,...more
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in La Grange, IL |
I met Dr Barrowdale when i was referred to him by my cancer doctors.There was no one in my healthcare system that was qualified to do the surgery i needed. I met him and his team on the day of my consultation .He was very professional as well was his team .i knew after seeing him that he was the...more
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