Dr. Jay Chun, MD

Dr. Jay Chun, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Jay Chun, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Summit, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

11 Overlook Rd Ste 180

Summit, NJ 07901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 84% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 79% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Chun'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.

Dr. Chun's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chun "Dr. Chun specializes in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery as well as artificial discs. Minimally invasive spine surgery involves the performance of surgery through small incisions. This innovative type of surgery allows patients to recover quickly while minimizing post-operative pain.Dr. Chun also performs general neurosurgery including brain and pituitary tumors as well as skull base surgery.While a member of the Columbia University faculty, Dr. Chun worked in the field of biotechnology. He has received many honors including Medical Research Fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) working with the late Nobel Laureate Marshall Nirenberg. He received his PhD with Richard Axel, a recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize. In honor of his stem cell research he received the NIH Individual National Research Service Award.Dr. Chun's clinical and research interests encompass the treatment of brain and spinal disorders using innovative and cutting edge technology. He combines the latest science to the clinical treatment of neurosurgical issues.Dr. Chun is the Chief of Neurosurgery at Overlook Medical Center at Atlantic Health System. He sees patients at locations throughout New Jersey and New York."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chun's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chun to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Chun'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

In 2012, I had a 2 level and preformed by Dr. Chun. My mistake was letting him use cadaver bone. I was complaining of pain after and he didn't want to hear about it. Based on his work, I believe he is a great Dr. He acted like your best friend till you say it doesn't feel right. Then the last time...more
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Felt very confident with Dr. Chun.
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Dr. Chun performed the wrong surgery on my husband. He inserted an implant that we had declined. When we queried him about it he was defensive, arrogant and nasty. My husband did not want a foreign body in his spine, and our insurance would not cover the procedure. Dr. Chun's office is paying,...more
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Dr Chun made me wait for over an hour after i reached ahead of time for an appointment. The office staff at Summit Medical Group were very curt and took my copay of $45 as soon as i walked in. Then when the doctor finally came he was unprepared and didnt even have my notes from the previous visit...more
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Dr. Chun took his time, listened thoroughly & didn't make hasty decisions to operate until necessary. I had 2 prior low back surgeries & 1 perineal nerve decompression when I met Dr. Chun, so my case wasn't easy. I was in constant pain and desperat. After speaking with his nurse, she asked for my...more
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