Dr. John Chi, MD

Dr. John Chi, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. John Chi, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

60 Fenwood Rd Ste BB230

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Chi'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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 Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • 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
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of California San
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chi to family and friends
24 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am so thankful to have had my Cervical surgery with Dr. Chi. He explained the entire process and answered every question I had. He noticed things on my MRI no other Dr. noticed and did further CT scan to confirm. Brigham and Woman's Hospital and patients like myself are very lucky to have such a ...more
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Dr. Chi was amazing!!! He was the first neurosurgeon out of 4 others who read my MRI and told me it was very obvious why I was in constant pain and could barely walk. He suggested L3-L5 Fusion. After living with pain for almost 2 years I scheduled the surgery. Just before I went under he told...more
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