Dr. E Thomas Chappell, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 55

213 E City Place Dr
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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Dr. Chappell's Experience

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Dr. Chappell's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Chappell Performs

  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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Conditions Dr. Chappell Treats

  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Scott and White Memorial Hospital
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Temple, TX 76508
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
One Hoag Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Appointments & Offices

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Thomas Chappell, MD
Thomas Chappell, MD
213 E City Place Dr
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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    Dr. Chappell's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Decompression Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Arteriovenous Malformation
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Primary Brain Tumor
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Geo Washington University
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Geo Washington University
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chappell & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chappell's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Coast Plaza Hospital

    • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

    • Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center

    • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

    • Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

    • Pacific Hospital of Long Beach

    • Scott and White Memorial Hospital

    • West Anaheim Medical Center

    • Whittier Hospital Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chappell

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chappell to family and friends

    36 responses
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    36 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Chappell
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    36 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    36 responses
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    36 responses
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    36 responses
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    Thomas Chappell, MD
    213 E City Place Dr
    Santa Ana, CA 92705
    (714) 569-1316 (Office)
    (714) 242-1543 (Fax)
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