Dr. Robert Bastian, MD

Dr. Robert Bastian, MD

Laryngology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(60)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Bastian, MD is a laryngology specialist in Downers Grove, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in laryngology.

3010 Highland Pkwy Ste 550

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Contact Information

(630) 724-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Laryngology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achalasia
  • Aspiration (Breathing in Foreign Object)
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Chondroma
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Nerve Palsy
  • Laryngeal Papillomatosis
  • Laryngeal Spasm
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngocele
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nodule
  • Paradoxical Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Polyps
  • Presbylarynx
  • Reflux Laryngitis
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Stridor
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Vocal Granuloma
  • Vocal Papilloma
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cricopharyngeal Myotomy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Vocal Fold Medialization 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

  • Greenville College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wash University Barnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bastian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bastian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bastian to family and friends
4.7
based on 60 total reviews (29 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

  • 5
    (55)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bastian'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 (29)

in Lincolnwood IL
Dr. Bastian is the most wonderful physician. I’ve been seeing him for over 15 years and he always fits me in the schedule when I am sick and solves the sever cough every single time. He is an expert on intermittent and chronic problems to the larynx. I wholeheartedly recommend him.
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in Downers Grove, IL
Very glad to have found Dr. Bastian, helped by throat clearing issue that was quite annoying for the last 10 years.
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in Downers Grove, IL
Dr. Bastian and Melissa Smithson, PA were outstanding in evaluating and explaining their assessment of my vocal challenges. Their prescription for improvement of my circumstances will take motivation and commitment to practice; however, I long to be able to use my voice differently. I now have...more
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in Downers Grove, IL
Incredible voice doctor, surgeon and all-around beatiful person. I feel so privileged to have been in his care. Wonderful staff and support. Thank you from the depths of my heart for helping bring back my instrument and my vocation!!!
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in Downers Grove, IL
I would recommend Dr. Bastian to everyone. His diagnosis and treatment through the years has helped me tremendously.
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