Dr. Richard Chole, MD

Dr. Richard Chole, MD

Neurotology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(6)
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Dr. Richard Chole, MD is a neurotology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

4921 Parkview Pl # 11A

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-7509

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ear Surgery
high
more than 81% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurotology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Ear Infections
  • Chronic Ear Infections (Pediatric)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deafness Conductive - Stapedial - Ear Malformation - Facial Palsy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glomus Tympanicum Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otorrhea
  • Otosclerosis
  • Otosclerosis, Familial
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniotomy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Stapedectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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 Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Minn Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Fairview University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Award of Merit American Otological Society, 2007
  • Guest of Honor American Otological Society, 2006
  • Distinguished Service Award American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2008
  • President Association for Research In Otolaryngology, 1999
  • President American Otological society, 2001-2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Chole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chole's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chole to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chole's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Belleville, IL |
AMAZING DOCTOR!! After performing a 3 hour ear surgery on my son, my husband and I saw Dr Chole personally 5 times within less than 24 hours! He is so thorough when explaining conditions and procedures. Fantastic bedside manner and great with kids! I wouldn't trust anyone else to do these...more
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Atlanta, GA |
Dr Chole is one of the kindest, and knowledgable physicians I have ever been treated by. I had an uncommon condition that another doctor told me couldn't be fixed. I saw Dr. Chole and he knew right away what needed to be done, and corrected my issue. Such a wonderful Physician and person!
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in Raymore, MO |
The best doctor that I have ever met. Not only is he off the charts smart and know his specialty but he genuinely cares for the patient. I can't say enough about the way that he treated my wife's disease. He is truly one of the great people in this world and I'm glad that I got to know him.
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in St Louis, MO |
A wonderful, caring doctor. Understands and treats my chronic ear condition well and conservatively; he helped to oversee and perform surgeries. I can't recommend him enough. Note: I could not put this anywhere else. lides for age, number of visits, wait time, etc are not accessible with my...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chole accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chole has admitting privileges

Barnes Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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