Dr. Michael Chan, MD

Dr. Michael Chan, MD

Save
Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(26)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Chan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Capital Neurological Surgeons

1430 22nd St

Sacramento, CA 95816
Get Directions

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
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Chan's experience treating your condition or procedure

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

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Chan?
(Select your rating)
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
What People Say About Dr. Michael Chan, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
The best there is: hands down.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Michael Chan, MD?
Reply
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Michael Chan, MD?
Reply
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Michael Chan, MD?
Reply
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Michael Chan, MD?
Reply
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option5
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Michael Chan, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Chan?

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Chan treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Neurosurgeons

More Neurosurgeons like Dr. Chan at Capital Neurological Surgeons

Show All Neurosurgeons