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Feodor Ung, MD

Otolaryngology - ENT

4.7
286 Ratings
Years in Practice: 18 years
Practices In: Lombard, Naperville
Patients Seen: Adults and Children

I believe in a col­lab­o­ra­tive approach to patient care with shared deci­sion mak­ing. This starts with lis­ten­ing care­ful­ly to my patient’s symp­toms and con­cerns to bet­ter under­stand their med­ical con­di­tion. I strive to edu­cate my patients regard­ing their diag­no­sis and pro­vide them with a thor­ough under­stand­ing of the avail­able treat­ment options. I hope to select a treat­ment plan with patient input that will deliv­er the best pos­si­ble clin­i­cal out­comes by tak­ing into con­sid­er­a­tion their health care goals and lifestyle. It is my priv­i­lege to be part of your health care team.

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Board Certifications
Otolaryngology
Languages
English
Awards & Accolades
Instructor, Department of Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School 2003
Medical Interests

Dr. Ung spe­cial­izes in the treat­ment of nasal and sinus dis­or­ders with par­tic­u­lar inter­est in chron­ic sinusi­tis, nasal poly­po­sis and nasal obstruc­tion. As the only fel­low­ship trained sinus sur­geon prac­tic­ing exclu­sive­ly in DuPage Coun­ty, he has excep­tion­al exper­tise in endo­scop­ic and min­i­mal­ly inva­sive sur­gi­cal tech­niques to treat chron­ic sinonasal con­di­tions. Dr. Ung crit­i­cal­ly eval­u­ates new tech­nol­o­gy and endeav­ors to bring the lat­est tools and tech­niques to the com­mu­ni­ties he serves. He was the first in DuPage Coun­ty to per­form bal­loon sin­u­plas­ty, place Pro­pel steroid elut­ing stents dur­ing sinus surgery and implant Sin­u­va for patients with nasal poly­po­sis. He has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in com­put­er assist­ed, image guid­ed surgery and pow­ered instru­men­ta­tion. Dr. Ung con­tin­u­ous­ly seeks to expand his knowl­edge base through addi­tion­al cours­es and train­ing pro­grams. Dr. Ung under­stands the suf­fer­ing that peo­ple with nasal and sinus dis­ease expe­ri­ence and knows relief of these symp­toms can bring dra­mat­ic improve­ment to their qual­i­ty of life. He strives to edu­cate patients regard­ing their dis­ease process and poten­tial treat­ment options so they may under­stand the goals of ther­a­py and have real­is­tic expec­ta­tions of out­comes. Through this dia­logue, Dr. Ung hopes his patients play an inte­gral role in the deci­sion mak­ing process regard­ing their treat­ment, whether med­ical or sur­gi­cal. Dr. Ung grad­u­at­ed magna cum laude with high­est hon­ors from Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty. He went on to earn a med­ical degree from the Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty School of Med­i­cine in St. Louis while also gar­ner­ing a research fel­low­ship from Har­vard Med­ical School. After an intern­ship in Gen­er­al Surgery at Brigham and Wom­en’s Hos­pi­tal, Dr. Ung com­plet­ed his res­i­den­cy in Oto­laryn­gol­o­gy – Head & Neck Surgery at Har­vard Med­ical School. He then fin­ished an inten­sive, spe­cial­ized fel­low­ship in Rhi­nol­o­gy and Sinus Dis­ease at the Mass­a­chu­setts Eye and Ear Infir­mary. Fol­low­ing his fel­low­ship, he prac­ticed for sev­er­al years as an attend­ing physi­cian at the Mass­a­chu­setts Eye and Ear Infir­mary. As part of his duties there, he lec­tured at Har­vard Med­ical School and was involved with med­ical stu­dent and res­i­dent edu­ca­tion. Includ­ed in his hon­ors is a teach­ing award from Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty. The results of his research have been pre­sent­ed at nation­al and region­al meet­ings and pub­lished in peer-reviewed journals.

Personal Interests

Trav­el­ing, Run­ning, Golf­ing, Ski­ing with my fam­i­ly, A cup of cof­fee and a good book, Boston sports teams, Con­ver­sa­tions with friends

Memberships
American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery American Rhinologic Society
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road Winfield, Illinois 60190 630-933-1600 Get Directions
School
Harvard University Graduation Date: 1992 Degree: AB
Washington University School of Medicine Graduation Date: 1997 Degree: MD
Residency
Harvard Medical School Resident in Otolaryngology
Fellowships
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School Rhinology and Advanced Sinus Disease

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

4.7
286 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.6
284 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
285 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
284 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
282 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
282 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.
"He's the best Dr around!"
4.75
Jul. 9, 2020
"Dr. Ung is worth waiting for."
5
Jun. 30, 2020
"excellent Dr! caring, friendly, easy to talk to!!great ENT"
5
Jun. 2, 2020
"very well satified"
5
May. 21, 2020
"We discuss future treatments, but due to virus, elective surgery is on hold, follow up appt. I will inquire about risks etc."
5
May. 13, 2020
"DR U was very knowledgeable"
4.25
Apr. 16, 2020
"Very good at explaining things."
5
Mar. 30, 2020
"doctor was personable and answered my questions, where other doctor did not clearly describe situation. although my first meeting I felt comfortable enough to place my trust in him to operate on me. that and a high recommendation from my primary physician"
4.5
Mar. 28, 2020
"Absolutely!!!!!"
5
Mar. 27, 2020
"special time with early pandemic issues. it Changed the tone of the appointment"
4.25
Mar. 23, 2020
"Dr Ung is so kind & has an excellent bedside manner. He's very smart & very good."
5
Mar. 18, 2020
"No treatment needed; no problem detected just following up on old problem."
5
Mar. 13, 2020
"I love Dr Ung. he is always upfront and clear about what is going on with me and I appreciate that."
5
Mar. 13, 2020
"always welcoming and professional"
5
Mar. 2, 2020
"Great Doctor!"
4.5
Feb. 27, 2020
"Dr Ung is an excellent Doctor, surgeon and communicator. He listens and advises and I trust his decisions concerning my care."
5
Feb. 26, 2020
"Already have recommended Dr Ung to my family"
5
Feb. 18, 2020
"I have recommended Dr. Ung to a few people"
5
Feb. 5, 2020
"*Dr. Ung appears to be clinically knowledgeable and that is complimented by a superb personality and sense of humor."
5
Jan. 31, 2020
"Dr. Ung is very nice and professional. He not only answered my questions regarding the issues I am concerned but also check my other issue I have not noticed. thanks"
5
Jan. 30, 2020
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