Mihir Bhayani, MD

4.8
Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT)
Languages:
English
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About Me

Mihir K. Bhayani, MD, FACS, is a head and neck oncologic surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. He serves as Director of the Rush Head and Neck Cancer Research Program and Salivary Gland Program. He completed his training at the University of Chicago and University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Bhayani truly believes in delivering equitable cancer treatment to patients without significantcompromise of their quality of life. His research interests include a focus on cancer care disparities and quality of life after cancer treatment. He has more than 30 publications on these topics in numerous prestigious journals including Cancer and International Journal of Cancer. He has authored eight textbook chapters. He has lectured nationally and internationally on topics such as minimally invasive head and surgery and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Dr. Bhayani has also served on the Writers’ Task Force for the American Board of Otolaryngology written examand currently serves on the Rare Tumors Task Force for the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Bhayani’s clinical expertise spans the field of head and neck surgery, including using state-of-the-art robotic approaches for tumors in the throat and minimally invasive salivary surgery to spare salivary gland excision. In addition, Dr. Bhayani specializes in thyroid and parathyroid disease. He provides in-office biopsy of thyroid nodules and uses molecular diagnostics to personalize a patient’s thyroid surgery.

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 Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery - Aurora
Rush Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery - Aurora
2040 Ogden Ave.
Suite 301
Aurora, IL, 60504

(312) 942-6100
(312) 942-6225
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Education and Training

The University of Chicago Medical Center - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. 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.

Associate Professor

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Beech Street
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 HMO One Health
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
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
Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
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
University of Illinois at Chicago

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
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.7
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.9
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.8
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
I love the Dr. He really spends the time to talk to me and address my needs and concerns. I never feel rushed.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
Dr. Bhayani is great!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
Dr Bhayani took time in examining me and in answering my concerns. He did not look like he was in a rush.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
He is excellent
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2021
I have been a patient for nearly 1 year and have faith and utmost respect for Dr. Bhayani and care he had given me
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2021
Very knowledgeable Dr
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2021
1st time with new doctor. I think he is fabulous. I feel very confident with him
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
Dr. Bhayani is the best. And I recommended him to a friend
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
Dr Bhayani is extremely knowledgeable, and very kind and considerate. I have a difficult and confusing condition, and he is providing the best treatment I've ever had.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
I am very happy Dr. Bhayani accepted me as a patient. He comes highly recommended.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
He listened and answered my questions.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
excellent
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
They broke the mold with Dr. Bhayani! He is the most caring, knowledgeable physician! He took his time and listened to me and never made me feel uncomfortable. I would give him a 10!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
He was very attentive and answered all questions.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
Excellent physician
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
Dr. Bhayani is the best! Excellent bedside manner.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Doctor Bhayani was great!!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Already recommended. Hold onto this Doctor, he's great! It's a doctor's visit that I look forward to knowing no matter what happens, I have a team that will fight even harder then I do.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
I love the care I received and I think my Doctor is wonderful
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
explained everything to me i was very relieved and satisfied with his answers
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Excellent Dr, very knowledgeable
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
Love my Dr. he always takes the time tp discuss my problems and care.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
Dr. Bhayani always takes his time to explain and listen to concerns. Is careful during procedures. Never feel rushed. makes you feel like you are most important.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
all good
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
Dr. Bhayani took the time to listen to my concerns and questions. He made sure that I understood why he was recommending the procedure
4.4
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
I appreciate the time the Dr. took to listen to my concerns
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
bravo!!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
Dr. Bhayani is amazing, it is truly a joy going to visit for an appointment. It's rare to find someone willing to fight as hard as I am for my health and the best part is knowing he truly cares. Dr. Bhayani is at the core of my care team of about 10 specialists and I would not have it any other way. Very lucky to have found him.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
I saw two dozen doctors from 5 hospitals for diagnosis, treatment and consultations. DR. MIHIR KIRAN BHAYANI is the best. I followed him from [another hospital] to Rush. I'm very lucky to be his patient.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
Very pleased with service. Dr. Bhayani was very thorough, professional and knowledgeable.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2020
Dr. Bhayani is friendly, approachable, explains things clearly, and takes extra time to answer all of my questions.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Oct 2020
Dr Bhayani is excellent and I will always highly recommend him to others. Dr Bhayani combines great skill and knowledge with a personal interest and care for me and my condition.

Call (888) 352-7874 for help arranging an appointment

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

Directions