Dr. James Chandler, MD

Dr. James Chandler, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(35)

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Dr. James Chandler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-250

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chandler performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
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 Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chandler performs Brain Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Chandler performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

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
  • 1996
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1990
    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990

Awards

Dr. Chandler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chandler

4.3

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(25)
4 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
3 Stars
8.571428571428571%
(3)
2 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
1 Star
8.571428571428571%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Chandler's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. James Chandler, MD
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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care PPO
HealthLink
HFN
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UniCare
UniCare PPO
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