Dr. Tamerla Chavis, MD

Dr. Tamerla Chavis, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(25)
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Dr. Tamerla Chavis, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Beaumont, TX. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

755 N 11th St Ste P5500

Beaumont, TX 77702

Contact Information

(409) 924-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Hospital S Tx Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chavis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chavis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chavis to family and friends
3.0
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Chavis' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Beaumont, TX |
Bad mistake!Dr. entered exam. room, sat down & asked,"What can I do for you?".I was there to see what she knew she could for me; not, what I thought she could do for me. Dr. Chavis did not want to take my case because it was too difficult.She told me she had a small office with not much "noise" in...more
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in Vidor, TX |
Went in for my 1st visit to get evaluated for an issue with my neck. She asked questions and immediately started getting me set up for surgery. A Dr. That actually cares about their patients is not easy to find these days. I WOULD highly recomed Dr chavis to anyone looking for a neurosurgeon.
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in Beaumont, TX |
I went to Dr. Chavis in 2015 for back pain. She looked at my MRI and explained what the test indicated. She gave me several options - medication being only one, the others were injection, physical therapy and surgery. I opted for the physical therapy and was able to wait a little over a year before...more
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in Jasper,TX |
If you're overweight, don't go to her, it doesn't matter what your MRI shows, genetics is the reason we're overweight, she assumes you don't exercise and your diet is the reason you are having problems and you don't need surgery. Just lose 30 lbs, take glucosamine supplements and vitamins. No other...more
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in Beaumont, TX |
Dr. Chavis was very nice to me and has a calming manner. She did a wonderful job on my surgery and I am already doing much better than I expected!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chavis accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Chavis has admitting privileges

Baptist Beaumont Hospital
3080 College St
Beaumont, TX 77701
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CHRISTUS Hospital
2830 Calder St
Beaumont, TX 77702
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