Dr. Richard Wiet, MD

Dr. Richard Wiet, MD

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Neurotology  ·  
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43 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Richard Wiet, MD is a neurotology specialist in Hinsdale, IL. He specializes in neurotology.

Ear Institue Of Chicago

11 Salt Creek Ln Ste 101

Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Wiet'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wiet "I practice the field of otology and neurotology. We help patients with problems with hearing, balance and facial nerve function - and help them with tumors of the skull base. I have a particular interest in the area of acoustic neuroma - which is a benign tumor of the eighth cranial nerve - and work in a collaborative fashion with the departments of neurosurgery and radiation oncology to offer those patients a full array of treatment options. It's a privilege to be able to help people with hearing restoration and restoration of their balance function. A few areas where we can help people are fixation of the little bones of hearing, in particular the third bone of hearing can be removed and replaced with a small prosthesis and restore their hearing. When patients have inner-ear hearing loss to the point where hearing aids don't help them anymore, we have something available called a cochlear implant that really can dramatically improve their lives. When you can restore someone's hearing, it gives me chills - that's the special part about what we do, when you can really help somebody in that way."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurotology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

55  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Christ Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Cincinnati Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Zurich Ed Rsch Hosp&London Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wiet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wiet's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wiet to family and friends
23 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wiet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (1)

I had a very chronic , complex ear situation.I found Dr. Weit, and I would highly recommend him to anyone!! He's so patient, smart, has so much experience, and he really listens. He explained the urgency and seriousness Of my situation and really took his time With me and my husband. My surgery...more
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