Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD

Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ohio in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

107 S Boiling Springs Rd

Spartanburg, SC 29303

Contact Information

(864) 583-7265

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

101  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Med Coll Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Med College Of Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med University Sc College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chittum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chittum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chittum

3.8

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
62.5%
(20)
4 Stars
6.25%
(2)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
6.25%
(2)
1 Star
21.875%
(7)

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What People Say About Dr. Christopher Chittum, MD
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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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StillnPain in INMAN, SC – Aug 09, 2018
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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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charles hatchette – Feb 21, 2018
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He is rudeand carries himself above others. Only saw him for surgery and one post-op; other visits were designated to his PA
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Chesnee, SC – Jul 02, 2017
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Dr Chittum is a knowledgeable doctor and very professional. The office lacks good front desk and scheduling people. Good luck getting appointment, even if it's a post op appt. And good luck getting a return call. Your office employees make or break your office....being in medical profession...Read More
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Spartanburg, SC – Feb 10, 2017
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