Dr. Alok Chaudhari, MD

Dr. Alok Chaudhari, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Alok Chaudhari, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

5131 Beacon Hill Rd Ste 210A

Columbus, OH 43228

Contact Information

(614) 533-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Chaudhari's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chaudhari "Dr. Alok Chaudhari was born on the 24th of April, 1976 and speaks both English and German. After earning a B.S. in Biology and German Studies from Emory University, Dr. Chaudhari went on to receive his Medical Degree from The Ohio State University. He then pursued and fulfilled his residency requirements from the Department of Neurosurgery at The Ohio State University in 2008."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chaudhari "We'll take excellent care of you. Just because we do surgery doesn't mean that everyone needs surgery."

7  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Neurovascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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30  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Ohio State University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ohio State University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Faans
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Facs
    Other Education | Completed 2013
  • The Ohio State University
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaudhari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaudhari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaudhari to family and friends
28 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chaudhari's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Chaudhari Says:

I appreciate your response and please contact me if you have any questions or concerns. I will do my best to take care of you. 


Patient Comments (9)

Dr Chaudhari has performed a partial laminectomy on me and then a full lumbar fusion. Not only is he a master of his craft, but his bedside manner and his welcome sense of humor have each time inspired my total confidence and led to totally satisfactory outcomes. My pain has been banished and my...more
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When my mother broke her neck at 97 everyone but Dr. Chaudhari wanted to put a collar on her and send her to the nursing home. He took a chance on her and she fully recovered in 4 months! She turned 102 yrs of age this past September 2016. Her neck has never bothered her. I don't think you can find...more
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Dr. Chaudhari's skill/knowledge played a major role in my recovering so well and so quickly. I feel that I was blessed to find myself placed in his capable hands. I appreciate your staff for arranging tests and handling insurance procedures with seamless effort. Saying “Thank You” seems so...more
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Short waits in the office, quick response from his staff and he is surely not one to say " That couldn't happen". While he might want to get rid if me, I am a patient forever.
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Dr. Chaudhari is an excellent doctor with a very welcoming, intelligent 'bedside manner'. He is tremendously knowledgeable and takes time answering questions and providing concrete feedback and current practices. I would highly recommend him and his wonderful PA, Stephanie, to anyone needing a...more
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