Dr. E Thomas Chappell, MD

Dr. E Thomas Chappell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. E Thomas Chappell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Colton, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.

290 N 10th St Ste 100

Colton, CA 92324

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chappell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chappell treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Chappell treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chappell performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Chappell performs this procedure more than 12% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Herniated Disc
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chappell treats Herniated Disc more than 7% of his peers

Dr. Chappell treats this condition more than 7% of his peers

Dr. Chappell's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Arteriovenous Malformation
Ataxia
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Decompression Surgery
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Brain Tumor
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. E Thomas Chappell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Colton, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Qualified Medical Examiner
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    Geo Washington University
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1988
    Geo Washington University
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chappell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chappell

4.2

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
78.04878048780488%
(32)
4 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
1 Star
17.073170731707318%
(7)

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Don't know how Chappell rates so high. Surgery on wife's neck made condition worse. He wouldn't check his work or proceed with back surgery, basically pouted because wife's condition didn't get better, then kicked her to the curb saying she was fine. He or his surgical "team" left used needles,...Read More
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Dr. Chappell should not be in practice. My experience with him caused me to have another surgery, for the same thing that he was suppose to have done, a year later. He is a self serving, careless individual. After he walks out of the surgery room, he never wants to see you again!! There is no...Read More
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He doesn't care for patients anymore. I mention symptoms,he pretends to be listening while typing on PC before I say anything. Won't check my neck unless I insist, how can he treat without looking?. Like a phone consult! I thought he would be good since he's also a professor. He took right after...Read More
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The worst experience of my life. Would NEVER reccomend this guy to ANYONE!!
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Cigna
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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