Dr. Pete Batra, MD

Dr. Pete Batra, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Pete Batra, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MO COLUMBIA SCH OF MED in 1997 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Rush Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

1611 W Harrison St Ste 550

Chicago, IL 60612
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Batra I take care of patients with sinus problems, and I take care of patients with skull base problems. So whether somebody has chronic sinus disease, fungal sinusitis or has a skull base tumor, the types of surgical techniques that we employ are using the endoscope and then a variety of other instrumentation that's available to us. One of the key areas of my focus is taking care of patients that have sinus and skull base tumors. With the advances in technology - especially with endoscopy - now we can tackle these tumors, working through the nose, there's no incisions on the face, and often these patients can go home in a matter of days. We as surgeons may look at our surgical outcomes based on complications, but patients will measure the success of what you do based on their quality of life after you've done something to them. There's no question in my mind that our patients do better, in regards to their quality of life, after these procedures.

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

Dr. Batra does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • UNIV OF MO COLUMBIA SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Batra has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Batra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Batra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Batra to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Batra'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 (4)

Dr. Batra is truly a wonderful physician and a world leader in his field. He restored my sinuses to health after a catalogue of previous failures at other facilities and prolonged suffering. He is a tremendous, gifted surgeon and cares deeply for all of his patients. I would thoroughly recommend...more
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Dr. Batra is a godsend. He is a great surgeon and a kind man. Cannot recommend him enough.
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Dr. Batra was my doctor while he practiced at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX. He was key in performing my skull biopsy for a very invasive tumor in my left skull and sinus cavity. It was a rare case of fibrosis dysplasya and not many people had even seen this before. I was so scared and he made...more
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dr. batra saved my life and i mean, literally. I was misdiagnosed with nasal polyps and went to the cleveland clinic, where he was practicing at the time, for a second opinion. it was not polyps, it was a rare cancer, esthesioneuroblastoma. eleven years later, i am here to tell the story. dr....more
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