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Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Chittum

Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.


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Dr. Chittum accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Chittum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chittum treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Chittum treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chittum treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chittum treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chittum treats Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chittum treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chittum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Of Ohio
Residency Hospital
Med University Sc College Of Med
Residency Hospital
Medical College Of Ohio
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Chittum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chittum

3.9

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
65.71428571428571%
(23)
4 Stars
5.714285714285714%
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3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
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2 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
1 Star
20%
(7)

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Dr. Chittum has been a great doctor. He answered every question I had and did outstanding on my neck surgery. He is very professional and to the point. I felt very comfortable with him operating on me. I would definitely recommend him.
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excellent Dr Chittum just did a second surgery (different part of my spine) and I would recommend him and go back to him.
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Great work !!
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Nothing but a money racket. Doctor (Chittum) came in and saw me for 2 mins, and then was off again to the next patient, shoo in/ shoo out. had the gall to ask me if ive tried any motrin for the pain ive had 12 years.. "yeah doc, walmart was out so i figured I'd set up an appointment with a...Read More
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This doctor saved my life. Being a Mr. nice guy doctor is not relevant to me. Being a superior brain surgeon who took care of my issue is all that matters to me.
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