Richard S. Song, MD

Gastroenterology

4.8
208 Ratings
Practices In: Bloomingdale, Hoffman Estates, Itasca
Patients Seen: Adults

I am orig­i­nal­ly from a small farm­ing com­mu­ni­ty in down­state Illi­nois and am the son of a physician.

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Board Certifications
Gastroenterology
Languages
English
Clinical Interests

Irri­ta­ble bow­el syn­drome, Func­tion­al GI dis­or­ders, Liv­er disease.

Personal Interests

Run­ning, Road cycling, Sour­dough bread baking

Memberships
American Gastroenterological Association
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village
800 Biesterfield Road Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 847-437-5500 Get Directions
AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates
1555 Barrington Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169 847-843-2000 Get Directions
School
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Graduation Date: 2003 Degree: MD
Residency
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Resident in Internal Medicine
Fellowships
University of Cincinnati Gastroenterology

Procedures

Anoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Foreign Body Removal, Enteroscopy (Therapeutic & Diagnostic), Esophageal Manomery, Esophagogastro- duodenoscopy - EGD, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, G-Tube Placement and Removal, Ileoscopy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement, Polyp Removal, Prevention of NSAID-Related Ulcer Complications

Conditions

Achalasia, Acute Infectious Diarrhea in Adults, Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Adults), Acute Pancreatitis, Barrett's Esophagus, Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease, Diverticular Disease of the Colon in Adults, Eosinophillic Esophagitis (EoE), Esophageal Eosinophilia, Fecal Incontinence, GERD, Gastroparesis, Helicobacter Pylori Infection, Hepatitis C, Liver Disease in the Pregnant Patient, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), Ulcer Bleeding, Ulcerative Colitis in Adults

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
208 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.4
205 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.9
206 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.9
207 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.9
206 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.9
204 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Dr. Song was very thorough and kept checking if I had any questions. I liked that he took his time and made me feel heard. He never rushed me or the appointment. I know he had a full schedule and appreciated his time."
5
Nov. 7, 2022
"I liked *Dr. Song 15 yrs. ago when he treated my brother. *Dr. Song cares for his patients and it shows. Great doctor!"
5
Oct. 27, 2022
"I appreciate Dr Song's approach to me - I am comfortable with him."
4.25
Oct. 13, 2022
"Dr Song was compassionate, listened with concern, informative, answered my questions, put me at ease. He contacted me promptly with MRI results. I highly recommend Dr Song!"
5
Oct. 2, 2022
"Dr song is brilliant amazing involved engaged awesome. Loved choosing him for my colonoscopy procedure"
4.75
Sep. 22, 2022
"Dr. Song is very good, have been seeing him for years"
4.75
Sep. 17, 2022
"I have actually brought 3 other patients to see *Dr. Song."
4.25
Sep. 1, 2022
"I was so impressed with the care the nurse's, the anesthesiologist and the doctor took to explain what I should expect before, during and after the procedure. They answered my questions and addressed any concerns I had."
4.75
Aug. 26, 2022
"*Dr. Song was excellent. Offered options for problems & explained all procedures."
5
Aug. 15, 2022
"Good, he really listened to my issues"
4.75
Aug. 10, 2022
"Dr. Sung was very helpful on helping me with different types of things too use. He sent a message to MyChart so we can communicate about the outcome and or if we need to try something different. Made me feel comfortable on my first visit. Very honest about my condition. Need more doctors like him."
4.75
Aug. 8, 2022
"*Dr. Song was the absolute best! He checked in with the state of my mental health. He made sure I was calm as well as shared with me reasons for possible false positive testing results."
5
Jul. 20, 2022
"Dr. Song was very informative and helpful."
5
Jul. 7, 2022
"I am now better informed about my condition. I feel like I am in good hands."
5
Jun. 30, 2022
"Dr song very attentive and made me feel like a valued patient ."
4.5
Jun. 30, 2022
"I am a new patient of Dr. Song. He explained all of my health issues to me in detail."
4.38
Jun. 30, 2022
"*Dr. Song is probably the best doctor I have had - very personable, knowledgeable & friendly: 5 stars."
5
Jun. 22, 2022
"Dr Song is awesome. Went over explanation of endoscopy results and colonoscopy. Scheduled blood tests while I was there and I was able to get bloodwork done same day."
5
Jun. 17, 2022
"Dr Song is very thorough and detailed"
4.75
Jun. 16, 2022
"I told all my colleagues and family how absolutely excellent dr song was. His beside manner was Fantastic. He was extremely informative and also had a great personality"
4.5
Jun. 5, 2022
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