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Dr. James Chan, MD

Dr. James Chan, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 66


Dr. James Chan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(805) 497-9485

Dr. Chan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO

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. Chan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan treats Hydrocephalus more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Chan treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan performs Brain Surgery more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Chan performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan treats Brain Disorders more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Chan treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Chan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Chan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

L A Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Southern California Medical School
Internship Hospital
Baylor University
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Chan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chan

3.2

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
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(17)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3.125%
(1)
1 Star
43.75%
(14)

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Dr Chan has performed multiple surgeries, each a success. I appreciated his honesty and enjoyed his humor. He is compassionate and wise. He is my "knight-in-shining-armor " and I will always be grateful to this great man. ??
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My husband had 1 back & 2 neck surgeries with Dr. Chan. He was easy to talk to, has a great sense of humor, & an excellent surgeon. He took the time to show us the problem and how to resolve it. All surgeries were a great success. After the first surgery, we requested him again when it was...Read More
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Dr.Chan performed back surgery in 2016 on my 81 year old mom and neck surgery on my Uncle.Both surgeries were successfully done without any complications.Mom walked few hours after surgery without pain and continue to doing very well with her daily routines as well with my uncle Joe. I should...Read More
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Dr Chan performed a third successful surgery on my back over the last 15 years. He is a highly skilled and wise surgeon that I highly recommend.
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Holy crap! People who wrote negative reviews weren't kidding! I have NEVER met a doctor as condescending, uncaring and rude as Dr. Chan. He has the worst bedside manner EVER and made me feel like my concerns were ridiculous and unwarranted. He totally gave off a vibe that I was wasting his...Read More
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