Dr. Augusto R. Chavez, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 77

19110 Darvin Dr Suite C
Mokena, IL 60448
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Dr. Chavez's Experience

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Dr. Chavez's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Chavez Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Chavez Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 South Kedzie Avenue
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Franciscan St. James Health - Chicago Heights
1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chavez

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
19110 Darvin Dr Suite C
Mokena, IL 60448
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    Dr. Chavez's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 1988
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
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    Background Check for Dr. Chavez

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1965

    Residency Hospital

    Cook Co Hospital Northwestern Meml Hospital
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chavez & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Chavez's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Advocate South Suburban Hospital

    • Franciscan St. James Health - Chicago Heights

    • Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Dyer

    • Saint Margarets Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chavez

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chavez to family and friends

    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Chavez's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chavez
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    19110 Darvin Dr Suite C
    Mokena, IL 60448
    (708) 390-2290 (Office)
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