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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Prinz, General Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Prinz has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars

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

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

Affiliations

Dr. Prinz has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Evanston Hospital 
  • Loyola University Medical Center 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • German
  • English

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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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