Richard S. Song, MD

Gastroenterology

4.8
193 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
Ascension Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village
800 Biesterfield Road Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 847-437-5500 Get Directions
Ascension 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, 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
193 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
192 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
189 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
193 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
191 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.8
189 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.
"I got very great support"
5
Feb. 1, 2024
"Always a pleasure to see Dr. Song"
5
Jan. 6, 2024
"I've been going to Dr Song for about five years and he's an exceptional doctor. The nurses and the anesthesiologist were absolutely wonderful! Very caring and attentive"
5
Dec. 22, 2023
"I received more answers during this visit than I have seeing 13 previous doctors over the last 2 decades. I was astonished and relieved that I was misdiagnosed for years and NOW on the right path. Dr. Song is an amazing human that LISTENS and gives you 100% of his attention and knowledge."
5
Dec. 17, 2023
"I was very impressed by Dr. Song!"
5
Dec. 15, 2023
"I am glad I met good doctor."
5
Dec. 4, 2023
"Great!"
5
Nov. 25, 2023
"This is my 3rd time with Dr. Song..always great listener & provides easy to understand counsel. The female assistant who proceeded him was also excellent."
5
Nov. 19, 2023
"Dr. Song is a good listener and always involves me in decisions about my care. His staff is very personable and attentive."
5
Nov. 8, 2023
"Dr Song is the best there is!"
5
Oct. 21, 2023
"First time at this location and service was excellent"
5
Oct. 20, 2023
"I was impressed with Dr Song, by his thorough study of my medical history, competent knowledge of his specialty, and grasp command of the latest technology."
4.8
Oct. 7, 2023
"*Dr. Song was very easy to talk to. Overall, I like him."
4.75
Oct. 6, 2023
"Dr. Song listens. We then discussed my problems and he offered a simple solution that I am following to this day and it is working."
5
Sep. 25, 2023
"Dr Song is amazing! He definitely understands the patient perspective and takes the time to make individualized care important."
5
Sep. 24, 2023
"Dr VERY helpful and concerned"
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Very good"
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Dr Richard Song and his entire team were FANTASTIC"
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Dr. Song is best of the best! I'm patient for life."
5
Sep. 19, 2023
"I've had a lot of doctors in the past who ignored me but he really listened to all I had to say and asked a lot of questions. He also didn't make me feel uncomfortable."
5
Aug. 19, 2023
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