Dr. Dean Chou, MD

Dr. Dean Chou, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Dean Chou, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

400 Parnassus Ave

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chou performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Deformities
high
more than 86% of peers
Scoliosis
high
more than 85% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Chou's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chou's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chou to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

extremely competent and caring.
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