Richard S. Song, MD

Gastroenterology

4.8
244 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
244 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
243 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
240 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
244 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
242 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.8
240 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.
"Best doctor I ever had"
5
May. 16, 2024
"Dr.Song is very caring and intelligent and care for patients."
5
May. 15, 2024
"Excellent practice"
4.2
May. 10, 2024
"I liked him. He made me feel comfortable"
5
May. 5, 2024
"Doc and staff were outstanding"
5
Apr. 30, 2024
"All was great except scheduling"
5
Apr. 29, 2024
"Dr. Song told me what the causes of my problem might be and all of the options to treat it. He said the option was my decision to make, and that he had patients follow each option."
5
Apr. 12, 2024
"Outstanding care for nurses and dr."
4.6
Apr. 2, 2024
"Dr. Song is wonderful. He listens to my concerns and answers any questions. I feel that he really cares about helping me with my issues."
5
Apr. 2, 2024
"Love Dr. Song. He and his staff are amazing."
5
Mar. 6, 2024
"I really like going to my GI I feel very comfortable going to him knowing that is willing to help me with any problems I might have"
5
Mar. 1, 2024
"Overall I was very pleased with my visit to Dr. Song. He provided a couple resolutions for my issues and listened. He prescribed a medication and I'm hoping for the best. His bed side manner was great and he had a great personality."
5
Feb. 26, 2024
"Awesome experience, Doctor was friendly, listened, explained everything & option. Very informative."
5
Feb. 13, 2024
"Dr. Song was very informative and thorough. Answered all of my questions and concerns.Very personable easy to talk to."
5
Feb. 4, 2024
"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
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