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About Dr. John H Chi

Dr. John H Chi, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 17 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Chi is affiliated with Brigham And Womens Faulkner Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Chi has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John H Chi is Great. Dr. John H Chi has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John H Chi is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Brigham And Womens Hospital

75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
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Dr. John H Chi has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. John H Chi has the following 24 expertise

  • CNS Tumor (Ependymoma)
  • CNS Tumor (Hemangioblastoma)
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Muscle Pain (Intermittent Claudication)
  • Image Guided Surgery
  • Chordoma
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Brain Cancer
  • Scoliosis
  • Glioblastoma
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Tumor
  • Stroke
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Stenosis

Board Certifications

Dr. John H Chi is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Fine result from a caring physician

I had serious neck damage due to a combination of arthritis and an automobile accident. The search for a surgeon was most difficult as my pending insurance case was not close to settlement and some surgeons did not want to become involved at that point. Other surgeons were too busy or had no experience in repairing the extensive damage. I located Dr. Chi on the Internet because it was difficult to obtain a recommendation from the diagnosing neurologist as well as any other Doctor I knew. Dr. Chi was not able to see me right away but was able to arrange an appointment with me within a fair timeline. Our visit was well planned as I found Dr. Chi had studied my problem before our visit and was prepared to offer options for both surgery and rehab. Dr. Chi felt that rehab may work on a temporary basis but that surgery was definitely the best way to proceed. I chose the surgical option as Dr. Chi's detailed explanation quite clearly showed why is need surgery in the future regardless of the rehab option's result. Dr. Chi's preop staff was well trained. I found them to be compassionate as well as knowledgable in regards to the upcoming surgery. The preop meetings took place in a timely manner and a nicely organized agenda. The scheduled surgery took place in time and was most definitely a success. All Dr. Chi told me he could do happened. His preop plan was carried off without a hitch. I feel great thus far. My expectations are that this will continue. Dr. Chi most definitely took care of my situation because he was a Doctor first who could help me to walk once again as well as regain use of an arm. My condition and repair was all Dr. Chi was interested in. The insurance and legal issues were not of concern to him. His priority was his patient. Thank you Dr. Chi.

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Good luck having any time with him or having him care about you after surgery

My surgery went fine then had a complication. He never returned a call from that time until I left the practice a month later to have surgery elsewhere because he was putting me off for an unreasonable period of time. Never got a call to check on me when pain was severe and I had to call neurosurgeon in the middle of the night. He doesn't do any physical examination at all...spends minutes with patients. I've heard this from others as well.

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Four Stars

prior to surgery with dr.chi everything was op was a nightmare ...many complications(very serious) a surgery that I was surpose to be in for 1 day ended up being 8 days,he only saw me once..follow up visit was horrible he blamed his co-workers for this life threatning expiernce..He was referred to me by a well known md @bwh so I thought I was in great hands apparently not...If you need surgery I would look elsewhere would not recommend..Having surgery at bwh(one of the best hospitals) was the worst expiernce of my life .

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Highly skilled, cares about the patient, knows what he's doing, gets to the point.

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best neuro physician ever
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Chi is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    17 Years Experience

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 2001

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John H Chi accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Brigham And Womens Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA


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