Dr. Michael Chan, MD

Dr. Michael Chan, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Michael Chan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Capital Neurological Surgeons

1430 22nd St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Networks By Design
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • York Risk Services

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Chan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Chan treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Stenosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan treats Spinal Stenosis more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Chan treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Neuroplasty
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan performs Neuroplasty more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Chan performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Chan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Procedure
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe that educating patients and their families on their conditions helps them make the best choices in the management of their health.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2011
University of Illinois
Residency Hospital
2005
University of Illinois Chicago
Internship Hospital
2004
Medical College of Ohio
Medical School
1994
University of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
2011
2005
2004
1994

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chan

4.1

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
76.92307692307692%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
19.23076923076923%
(5)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Chan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I made my appointment and when I showed up, the only wait time I had was to fill out some forms. . Tomorrow marks the day of my surgery (July 5th). Dr. Chan clarified exactly where his concerns were...and, clearly mine. He went through the MRI with me, which we viewed from several angles...Read More
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I highly recommend this physician. his articulate, very concise, knowledgeable to my medical conditions, he wasn't doubting or judging my pain & sufferings. Appeared very nice & friendly. I trust him with my families and friends.
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Dr Chan was so great! His office staff wonderful and Mercy Hospital the best. I had a cyst removed from my lumbar and only was in the hospital for 23 hours
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In late Oct 2017 I had Laminectomy surgery and Dr Chan did an amazing job. Pain in my left leg is gone. Not in a negative way but his "bed side manners" might not be the best BUT you are in great hands when it comes to Dr Chan performing surgery and getting you back to your daily life. Should be...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Plus POS
Prudent Buyer PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) HMO
Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
Beech Street (Multiplan) WC
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Basic EPO
Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
Basic PPO
Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Commercial PPO
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Networks By Design
Networks By Design PPO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Basic PPO
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare Supplement PPO
PacifiCare California POS
Secure Horizons
Secure Horizons PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare POS
Worker's Compensation WC
York Risk Services
York Risk Services PPO

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