Dr. Chiwai Chan, DO
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Pain Medicine | Male

Chiwai E. Chan, D.O. 11160 Warner Ave Ste 412 Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Chiwai Chan, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Fountain Valley, CA. He has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Chan is affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center.

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    Dr. Chan's Reviews

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    Patient Reviews (4)
    Mira Loma, CA |
    He was very rude and arrogant I was in tears when I left he didn't seem to know much about Rhuematiod arthritis and got nasty when I questioned him on it.. It was by far the worst experience I have ever had!
    Cypress, CA |
    Very dissapointed. I came from a different pain clinic who gave me subutex and they no longer accepted my insurance, dr chan and Gao gave me very little medicine compared to the subutex I was talking and now I'm in excruciating pain and full blown withdrawal and the dr won't help me . He told me to go to a detox or the e.r. what a horrible pain specialist. I have spinal fractures and need fusions at l4 l5, and he won't control my pain or my withdrawal. If he doesn't call today I'll find new dr
    Dr. Chan doesn't spend a lot of time with you. He doesn't explain things well either and always seems to be in a hurry to help the next patient. I have seen him for three appointments now and I'm not impressed. I'll see what happens at the next appointment and if it's like the previous appointments, I will ask to see another pain specialist. I was in so much pain last week, I called the office during business hours and had to leave a message. They never called back.
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    Thorough diagnostic testing, epidurals have always been been spot on the problem area, works on pain management plan for my degenerative spine issues, fibromyoalgia, severe advanced degenerative bone disease ,R/A, O/A, fractures, disc problems. Dr. Chan is well educated.Trusted Recommended.
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    Dr. Chan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Postoperative Pain
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer Pain
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Fracture
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific

      Graduated in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

      Completed in 2005

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mayo Clinic Hospital

      Completed in 2006

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese

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    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection