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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.


  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Robotic Surgery Program
    • Years in Practice: 23


    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

  • Procedures

    Surgery
    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Benign and Malignant Skin Excision / Skin Lesions
    • Cholecystectomy / Gall Bladder
    • Colon Surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • General Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic Surgery)
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic/Robotic)
    • Pilonidal Cysts
    • Port Placements
    • Rectal / Anal Surgery (Not Hemorrhoids)
    • Rectal Surgery
    • Surgical Oncology
  • 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 (Feb 1, 1995)
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