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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

4.8
Based on 155 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Robotic Surgery Program
    • Years in Practice: 25


    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
    4.8
    Based on 155 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

    4.7
    152 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    152 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    154 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    151 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    153 ratings


    Comments (19)

    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.


    5.0
    Dec 23, 2019
    would have liked to have after care info in writing. not just verbal  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2019
    I travel a long distance because I believe that *Dr. Eric Bass is one of the finest, intelligent and knowledgeable doctors that I have ever been a patient of.  
    5.0
    Dec 04, 2019
    Excellent service  
    4.8
    Dec 04, 2019
    Dr Bass came highly recommended by a friend. I found him to be an excellent physician that's why I went to see him. He's about the medicine, not the MONEY.  
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2019
    I have a great deal of respect for Dr. Bass. He is an awesome doctor!  
    4.8
    Nov 01, 2019
    doctors spend more time in the computer than with the patient  
    5.0
    Oct 22, 2019
    Very very very good experience always.  
    4.5
    Oct 22, 2019
    Great service.  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    Let me know that my comfort was important to them. Get dressed when I felt comfortable enough to do so.  
    5.0
    Oct 04, 2019
    Excellent. Doctor spent a great amount of time explaining the options for a care plan. He provided much information on how to improve patient's diet with protein drinks, etc.  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    Dr. Bass is wonderful! He goes above and beyond with his care and concerns! He is a Godsend to the medical profession and his patients!  
    5.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    *Dr. Bass is excellent. This was a consultation & my 1st visit, & he made a good impression.  
    5.0
    Jul 19, 2019
    *Dr. Bass is the best!  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    Great office staff  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    super nice. took his time. didn't talk down to me. made me feel very comfortable.  
    4.0
    Jun 23, 2019
    Dr. Bass was recommended to me and I'm glad I went. He put me at ease as well as he could.  
    5.0
    Jun 14, 2019
    Good.  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    Dr. Bass was very complete with his instructions and directions  
    5.0
    May 21, 2019
    i have no problem trusting Dr. Bass with my life.  
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