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Pete S. Batra, MD

4.8
RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
Specialty: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Languages:
English, Hindi, Punjabi

About Me

Pete Batra, MD, FACS, is a fellowship-trained rhinologist and anterior skull base surgeon who serves as the Stanton A. Friedberg, MD Endowed Chair in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at RUSH University Medical Center in Chicago. He is a professor in RUSH Medical College and serves as the co-director of RUSH Center for Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery and medical director of the RUSH Sinus, Allergy, and Asthma Center. He is the co-chair of the RUSH University Medical Group Operations Committee.

His previous academic positions include co-director of the Comprehensive Skull Base Program at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and Section Head of Nasal and Sinus Disorders in the Head and Neck Institute at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Batra has co-authored more than 190 peer-reviewed articles, invited reviews and book chapters. He has delivered more than 300 lectures nationally and internationally on sinus disease and minimally invasive skull base surgery. In 2015, he co-edited a comprehensive textbook on sinus disease titled Practical Medical and Surgical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis.

His distinctions include Best Doctors of America, Top Doctors of Illinois, American Academy of Otolaryngology Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology Honor Award, Cleveland Clinic Innovator Award, and Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute Teacher of the Year Award. He is a reviewer of multiple scientific journals including the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, Laryngoscope and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr Batra is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is a fellow of the Triological Society, American College of Surgeons, and American Rhinologic Society.

Dr. Batra believes patients change the way he practices medicine. That human aspect of patient care ultimately drives him to do what he does. He believes close partnership and shared decision-making are key to optimizing patient outcomes.

He has performed close to 3,000 endoscopic sinus and skull base procedures since 2003. His special clinical interests include management of refractory sinusitis and nasal polyps, revision sinus surgery, management of CSF rhinorrhea, endoscopic orbital surgery, and minimally invasive skull base surgery for benign and malignant tumors.

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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery - Chicago
RUSH Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery - Chicago
1611 W Harrison St
Orthopedic Building
Suite 550
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-6100
(312) 942-6225
Directions
RUSH Sinus, Allergy and Asthma Center
RUSH Sinus, Allergy and Asthma Center
1611 W Harrison St
5th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 563-2799
Directions
RUSH Oak Brook
RUSH Oak Brook
2011 York Rd
Oak Brook, IL, 60523

(630) 724-1300
(312) 942-3012
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Education and Training

Northwestern University - Otolaryngology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
University of Missouri

Clinical Expertise

Allergic rhinitis
Anosmia
Cerebrospinal fluid leak
Cranial base tumors
Graves' disease
Inverted papilloma
Melanoma
Nasal and sinus disorders, pediatric
Nasal and sinus surgery
Nasal and sinus surgery, pediatric
Nasal polyps
Pituitary tumor
Polypectomy
Septoplasty
Sinus and skull base tumors
Sinusitis
Skull base surgery
Tear duct repair

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Insurance

Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Aetna PPO Exchange
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
Molina Healthcare of Illinois
Molina Healthcare of Illinois, Inc Marketplace
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Chicago Health Plans (Inactive)
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.8
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.9
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.8
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.9
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.9
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Love the whole staff.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Dr.Batra is an excellent doctor. He is skillful, knowledgeable, and demonstrates care for his patients. He guided us through my cancer journey with empathy and concern.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
I loved this doctor!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
I love having Dr Batra! I recommend him and Rush to everyone. He listens , sets up a plan and lets me know how we are doing.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
Outstanding service
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jan 2024
Very professional! Dr. Batra is absolutely amazing, kind and very knowledgeable. We tell everyone to go see him!!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
I appreciate that Dr. Batra listened/paid attention to the concern I brought up at the meeting & helped to answer all my questions.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Just a great doctor. Would recommend him highly
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Dr Batra is very friendly and well informed of my past health with ENT.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Dr. Batra is a very caring and helpful doctor.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Dr. Batra had a genuine concerns about my condition stated he would work thru process of emilination to determin the proper diagnosis and treatment plan .
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Dr. Batra is the absolute best !!! Period.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
I've already recommended them and I feel that I cam really trust the doctor and PA. They were really,really great.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Dr Batra is a great doctor
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Dr Batra was very caring and detailed about my condition as well as the changes he made about my medication, Great Job!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Oct 2023
All very professional
4.8
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
My issue/ condition not so straight forward, Doctor was informative.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Excellent Dr Batra
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Dr Batra knows my health history very well and takes great care of me!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
He is my favorite doctor. I have so much respect for him.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Dr Batra is a great doctor. He listens well and is very good at explaining things.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr Batra has been very consistent in the explanation and follow through of my treatment plan.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
The best
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
I Will tell everyone the excellent care I got.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - May 2023
Cannot say enough about the wonderful care from Dr. Batra and staff. Thank goodness for his expertise , knowledge and care.