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Dr. James Chandler, MD

Dr. James Chandler, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

  

Dr. James Chandler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(312) 574-3157

Dr. Chandler accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
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Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
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Coventry Health Care PPO
HealthLink
HFN
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Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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. Chandler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chandler performs Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chandler performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chandler treats Meningiomas more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chandler treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chandler treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Chandler's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

George Washington University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Internship Hospital
1996
Sao Paulo Neurological Institute (Brazil)
Fellowship Hospital
1996
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency Hospital
1990
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
1996
1990

Awards

Dr. Chandler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chandler

4.2

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
69.44444444444444%
(25)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(3)
2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
1 Star
11.11111111111111%
(4)

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Very experienced team and masterful surgeon. Absolutely the best. You will see!!
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I made the mistake of seeing Dr. Chandler in hopes of receiving a better understanding a tumor that has developed. Rather than receive information I was treated as if slow and was extreamly rude towards me. He kept me wait 1.5hrs, which I wouldn’t have minded had he just treated me with some...Read More
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Dr Chandler was my Neurosugeon. I had absolute trust in his recommendations and his abilities. I feel extremely fortunate to have been treated by him. In retrospect, now nearly 3 years post surgery, I owe my life to Dr Chandler! Jeff Leifer
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Dr. Chandler was recommended by several friends and former patients as the best neurosurgeon for my acoustic neuroma surgery. He performed a 7 hour surgery and was able to preserve my hearing and face function. He is quite serious but easily warms up and has a superb staff of nurses and...Read More
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Hello, My name is Alicja Dybaczewska and I was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor along with Cushing's disease early this summer. After researching with my parents, we decided that Dr. Chandler seemed to be the best option. We called his office and were able to get a visit within 2 weeks. After our...Read More
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