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Dr. Richard Bass, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
3.0 (14)
Map Pin Small Springfield, IL
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56 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Bass, MD

Dr. Richard Bass, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Springfield, IL. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 56 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with HSHS St. John's Hospital, HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Mason District Hospital and Springfield Memorial Hospital. Dr. Bass, completed a residency at Northwestern. Patients rated Dr. Bass an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Bass works at Practice in Springfield, IL. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bass' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Gaines & Banday LLC
    301 N 8TH ST, Springfield, IL 62701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 545-6099
  2. 2
    Memorial Medical Center
    701 N 1ST ST, Springfield, IL 62702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 788-0220

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  • HSHS St. John's Hospital
  • HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital
  • Mason District Hospital
  • Springfield Memorial Hospital

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Ear Tube Placement
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
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Thyroid Scan
Tonsillectomy
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 56 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1609862200
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Northwestern
    Residency
    Internship
    • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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