Dr. Richard Gilliland, MD

Dr. Richard Gilliland, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Gilliland, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Bessemer, AL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

985 9th Ave SW Ste 308

Bessemer, AL 35022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gilliland'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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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Carraway Methodist Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilliland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilliland's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilliland to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gilliland'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had my tonsils and adenoids removed on March 22, 2016. I've always had problems with breathing and sleeping since my childhood. My visit with Dr. Gilliand was very comforting. All of my questions were answered and my fears went away. After surgery, I was in pain; but that was expected. After a...more
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