Dr. Steven Sobol, MD

Dr. Steven Sobol, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Steven Sobol, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Decatur, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1976 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

101 W McKinley Ave

Decatur, IL 62526

Contact Information

(217) 876-3682

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Laryngeal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

95  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sobol has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sobol's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sobol to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Sobol's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was referred to Dr. Sobol by the radiation oncologist (who my ENT referred patients to) for post thyroid cancer treatment. He was rude, cocky and made several remarks about my weight-especially my "thick neck." He proceeded to write a letter to my Radiation Oncologist (that I went to for breast...more
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Dr. Sobels bedside manners could have been better. I will never go back to him. I'm having Chronic pain & he wouldn't even give me something for pain. How can a Dr leave a patient in so much pain. This is why suicides happen & makes people look like drug seekers, but the ones in chronic pain get...more
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Im not impressed with him at all! My dad had an appointment with him this week per the radiation doctor to have his ears flushed out because they were full of wax he didn’t even touch his ears he was only concerned with a needle biopsy with the lump on his neck. Well Dr Sobol my dad has already...more
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Dr Sobol is an excellent Dr who is very professional and I am so lucky to have him for my daughters thyroid dr. He is in our opinion the best and I would absolutely recommend him. Thank you Dr Sobol for taking the time to answer all of our questions and concerns before the surgery. Decatur is...more
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I was seeing Dr. Sobel for my thyroid cancer, which he treated well, but when I was having other issues, no one cared! Telling me it was in my head, or I'm crazy, not acceptable! Not listening to me, not acceptable!
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