Richard W Mason, DO

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63 Ratings5 Comments
General Surgery
Edward-Elmhurst Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Laparoscopic colon surgery; Breast Surgery; Laparoscopy; General Surgery

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This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

As a surgeon, I recognize that my patients place great trust in my knowledge and skills to get them through a critical time in their lives. I am privileged and honored to receive this trust and will work diligently on behalf of my patient.

Education & Credentials

Education: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Illinois), 1989; Midwestern Univ/CCOM-Olympia Flds, 1989; Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Illinois), 1989

Internship: St James Hospital & Health Centers (Illinois), 1990

Residency: St James Hospital & Health Centers (Illinois), 1994

Society: Am Coll of Osteopathic Surgeon; American Osteopathic Assoc.


General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
All Kids
Aetna Medicare Open Basic
Aetna NAP
Aetna Medicare Open Standard
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) PPO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Advantage POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Precision HMO
Coventry PPO
Corvel POS
Great West HMO
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Humana Gold Choice PFFS
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO of Illinois
Humana Choice PPO
Humana EPO
Illinois Health Partners
Interplan Hlth Grp(Preferred)
Principal Healthcare HMO
Principal Healthcare PPO
PPO Next
Principal Healthcare POS
United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Choice HMO
Beech Street PPO
Coventry Advantra Freedom PFFS
Coventry Health Care
Cigna Medicare Access
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Great West
HealthLink PPO
Health Financial Network
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Humana POS
Multi Plan
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare Secure Horiz


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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(63 Ratings, 5 Comments)
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Once the doctor came in, I was very satisfied with the care that was provided. Both him and the intake nurse were great.
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Dr. Mason is amazing! I feel very comfortable with him. He is patient and kind. He is very knowledgeable. He explains things very well to me. I will not go to another doctor. He always has a plan and he makes sure the treatment happens right away.
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Dr. Mason was very friendly and answered all my questions very candidly and gave the details explanation for my concerns. I would definitely recommend Dr. Mason to others.
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Dr. Mason was very informative and I understood his comments and concerns. I agreed with the protocol and felt very at ease talking with him. He answered all my questions and was very friendly and nice.
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I was extremely pleased with the Dr. Mason whom took the time to listen to my concerns and explained the procedures he will be performing.