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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Prinz, General Surgeon is Good. Dr. Prinz has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Prinz, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 40 areas:
  • Adenoma (Warthin's tumor)
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Surgery (Adrenalectomy)
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Choristoma
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedures (Endocrine Surgery)
  • Extrahepatic Cholestasis
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Intestinal Obstruction (Duodenal Obstruction)
  • Jejunostomy
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Liver Diseases
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Education & Awards

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adenoma (Warthin's tumor)
Adrenal Gland Cancer (Adrenal Gland Neoplasm)
Cushing Syndrome
Extrahepatic Cholestasis
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Neoplasm)
Pancreatic Cyst
Pancreatic Tumor (Glucagonoma)
Pancreatic Tumor (Islet Cell Adenoma)
Parathyroid Gland Cancer (Parathyroid Neoplasm)
Thyroid Cancer (Papillary Carcinoma)
Thyroid Gland Cancer (Thyroid Neoplasm)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Prinz has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Evanston Hospital 
  • Loyola University Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • German
  • English
  • Polish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard A Prinz FACS and MD is a male Surgeon and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Prinz practice?
Dr. Richard Prinz has 5 office locations.
Dr. Richard Prinz practices Surgery near Highland Park, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Evanston, IL and Chicago, IL.
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