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Dr. Charles Chidsey III, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Chidsey III

Charles W. Chidsey III, M.D., A Professional Corporation

17075 Devonshire St Ste 106 Northridge, CA 91325

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(818) 363-9732

Dr. Charles Chidsey III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1980 and specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Good patient care . Patients said they had exceptional care at this hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Chidsey III accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Chidsey III's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chidsey III performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Chidsey III performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chidsey III treats Abdominal Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Chidsey III treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chidsey III performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Chidsey III performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Chidsey III's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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What People Say About Dr. Charles Chidsey III, MD
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Excellent doctor. Great listener, generous with his time. Able to extract valuable information from his patients to make sure that he is meeting his patients needs while also providing practical and cost effective solutions for his patients. Dr. Chidsey operates a small family practice providing services for his patients not driven by corporate profits. Dr Chidsey has proven to me through my experiences with him to be an excellent surgeon worthy of your most serious consideration.
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Care Philosophy

Our practice strives to deliver prompt and compassionate care to all of our patients. We take time to explain the basis for our opinions and recommendations. Questions are encouraged and are addressed thoroughly.


  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications


Harbor/ucla Med Center
Residency Hospital
Harbor/ucla Med Center
Internship Hospital
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
University of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School


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  • Vietnamese
  • English


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78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average