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Eric Bass, MD

Philosophy of Care

I believe in educating patients so that they can make the best informed decisions and I strive to deliver caring, state of the art surgical care.



Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 140 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Robotic Surgery Program
    • Years in Practice: 24


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Colorectal cancer, Pelvic Floor Disorders (i.e. rectal prolapse, rectocele, enterocele), Anorectal Disease (i.e. hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula), Abdominal General Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Endoscopy and Colonoscopy


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Woodworking and Skiing


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Southern California
    Graduation Date 05/1989
    Degree MD
    Honors Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Title Resident in General Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Cook County Hospital
    Specialty Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Memberships

    • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
    • Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • Illinois Surgical Society
    • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
    • Warren H. Cole Society
    • Will-Grundy Medical Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Presence St. Joseph Medical Center Founder's Award

  • Media/Published Articles

    • Blood Flow in Colon Anastomotic Stricture Formation. Dis Colon Rectum 1995;38(2):202-206 (Jan 1, 2000)
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 140 reviews

    Rating Categories

    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.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    138 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    138 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    139 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    138 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    140 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    140 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    135 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    139 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    140 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.1
    136 ratings


    Comments (12)

    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.


    4.8
    May 21, 2019
    i have no problem trusting Dr. Bass with my life.  
    4.4
    Apr 10, 2019
    *Dr. Bass is the most compassionate doctor. He really takes the time to listen to your concerns and find a solution. One of the best doctors around!  
    4.8
    Apr 07, 2019
    I have been with Dr. Bass since 2001. He is the best!  
    5.0
    Apr 06, 2019
    Dr. Bass and the staff at the office are all very nice and always explains things is a very nice and easy to understand way  
    4.8
    Mar 27, 2019
    The care provider had actually instructed his receptionist to call me and reschedule the original to a longer time slot so he would have more time to talk to me. This was the first time See more  
    4.8
    Mar 18, 2019
    Very impressive doctors and staff.  
    5.0
    Dec 28, 2018
    Dr. Bass is a very compassionate Doctor. I really like him.  
    3.6
    Sep 12, 2018
    Professional, knowledgeable & put words with pictures.  
    5.0
    Aug 23, 2018
    He explained very clearly about medication I needed to discontinue. and also about the medication he was prescribing and why he was prescribing them  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    *Dr. Bass is caring, compassionate, kind, considerate and above all else - he listens.  
    5.0
    Jul 10, 2018
    Dr Bass is one of the finest doctors that I have ever dealt with- He is very well versed in the practice and his bedside manner is outstanding- I travel a long distance to see See more  
    4.6
    Jun 28, 2018
    *Dr. Bass has always provided excellent care and answered all my questions.  
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