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Dr. Augusto Chavez, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 81

Dr. Chavez

Dr. Augusto Chavez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Olympia Fields, IL and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Facultad De Medicina in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(708) 283-7100

Dr. Chavez accepts the following insurance:

Cigna
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Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Hospital Privilege Loss or Restriction (12/18/2018)View details
No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chavez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cerebral Hemorrhage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chavez treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Chavez treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chavez treats Low Back Pain more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Chavez treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chavez treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 4% of his peers

Dr. Chavez treats this condition more than 4% of his peers

Dr. Chavez's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Augusto Chavez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Olympia Fields, IL and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Facultad De Medicina in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Cook Co Hospital Northwestern Meml Hospital
Residency Hospital
1965
Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
1965

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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