Dr. Shirley Chai, MD

Dr. Shirley Chai, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Shirley Chai, MD is a family medicine specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.

1024 First Colonial Rd

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Contact Information

(757) 395-2530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. Chai's Experience

Dr. Chai's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

233  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Riverside Regl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Riverside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chai to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Chai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Chai simply doesn't listen. She rushes through the appointment and always takes the easiest way out instead of really caring about you and your needs. It's always just the simplest script and every time I have to go back for further treatment and she behaves as if it's your fault not hers....more
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Dr. Chai is overly-concerned with covering herself with 'rules & regulations' and spends 3/4 of her time explainining why she can't treat you instead of truly listening to what you have to say. She tends to believe she's an expert in all areas and speaks down to you as a patient and person. Unless...more
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Horrible doctor, horrible staff. Horrible uncaring office manager. I go to this office and see a NP. I scheduled an appointment specifically with Chai to remove some age spots etc. I made the appointment specifically for this purpose ONLY. She was late, rushed through, checked my lesions and said...more
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I would not recommend her to others. When asked questions, she said she doesn't have time to talk to you and demand for you to make another appointment to discuss about your issues. The staff there are not friendly at all and often the wait time is very long. One of my appointment was cancelled...more
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