Dr. Russell Chin, MD

Dr. Russell Chin, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. Russell Chin, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Tx Health Scis Center in 1997 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

The Neuromuscular Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

1305 York Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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

Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Chin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chin "Russell L. Chin, MD received his medical degree from the Medical School of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. He then completed Neurology residency and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. This was followed by a clinical fellowship in Peripheral Neuropathy with Dr. Norman Latov at the Peripheral Neuropathy Center of Weill Cornell Medical College. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of various autoimmune neuropathies, including chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and multifocal motor neuropathy, and neuropathies associated with other medical illnesses such as connective tissue disease, celiac disease and infectious diseases. He also sees patients with other neuromuscular conditions, such as compressive mononeuropathies and motor neuron disease. He is the director of the EMG Laboratory at the Peripheral Neuropathy Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chin "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Tx Health Scis Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chin to family and friends
4.6
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Passionate, caring ,understanding and most of all full of wisdom.Doctor Chin cares about his patients and his staff is amazing.
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Dr. Chin is a gre at listener and excellent doctor to diagnose tough neurological conditions. Dr. Chin examines thoroughly and puts the patient at ease which to me is a treatment by itself.
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He is a great listener and appreciates a well informed patient. Our appointments are consultations. Because I live out of state, he makes tremendous efforts to stay in contact with me when I'm experience a flare up of my chronic condition.
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