Dr. Richard Prinz, MD

Dr. Richard Prinz, MD

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Age 72
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Dr. Richard Prinz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mount Prospect, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in general surgery.

1329 N Wolf Rd

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Contact Information

(847) 803-3040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Background Check

1 Board Action Found
No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Prinz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperparathyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prinz treats Hyperparathyroidism more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Prinz treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Neonatal, Severe Primary
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroidectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prinz performs Parathyroidectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Prinz performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Minimally-Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prinz performs Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Prinz performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Thyroidectomy

Dr. Prinz's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenalectomy
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Benign Tumor
Breast Cancer
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endocrine Cancer
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Adrenal Surgery
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Prinz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mount Prospect, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1980
Royal Postgraduate Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1974
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1972
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
1977
1974
1973
1972

Dr. Prinz's Reviews

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5.0

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I absolutely love having Dr Prinz as my Doctor he inspires confidence and trust him with my life!
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Love Dr Prinz. Went to another surgeon first who was going to cut my neck open in an exploratory surgery because he could not punpoint the issue. Went to Dr Prinz and Dr Prinz said THERE it is. Tiny incision not noticeable (thanks Dr Prinz) love you ?????????
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I appreciate the small scar and have had very few side affects from full thyroidectomy performed by Dr. Prinz in 2011. I do have hypocalcemia, but I don't think it could have been avoided. Parathyroids were too small. I have been happy and healthy for years after the surgery. I also have not...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO