Dr. John Chiu, MD

Dr. John Chiu, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
Dr. John Chiu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newbury Park, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1963 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1001 Newbury Rd

Newbury Park, CA 91320

Contact Information

(805) 375-7975

Insurance Accepted

  • Commercial Insurance Company

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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Chiu'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chiu "Holistic Spine Care, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, Less is better and less is more for spinal surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/3/2010)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. John Chiu; License # 95-205

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state. The physician’s license is on inactive status and he does not currently reside or actively practice medicine in the State of New Mexico.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has agreed to voluntarily surrender his inactive license to practice medicine in the State of New Mexico.

    State: New Mexico
1 Board Action
  • Failure to keep adequate patient records (6/26/2015)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Brooklyn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • State University Of New York At Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Mayo Clinic Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • State U Ny Downstate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chiu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chiu to family and friends
29 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Chiu'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 (3)

Thank you so much for fixing my neck!! 4 years later im still doing great!
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Although this is my first surgery in my life, but I felt so comfortable before and after in addition I expect some pain after the medic is over, but amazingly I can do anything by myself. Thanks to Dr chiu and his team looking after me so well. I really appreciate so much which I cannot express in...more
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I am a retired respiratory therapist. Dr. John Chiu operated on me in 2005. Before the operation I thought my days of playing golf was over because I could hardly walk without suffering severe back pain. After doing a thorough search for a good neurosurgeon I found Dr. Chiu. The first thing that...more
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