Dr. Thomas Chai, MD

Dr. Thomas Chai, MD

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Age 39
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Dr. Thomas Chai, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med in 2005 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

1515 Holcombe Blvd Ste 409

Houston, TX 77030

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of South Alabama College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Univ Of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chai's Reviews

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I have been going to Dr. Chai since 2013. He is the kindest Dr. I have ever been to. For example on 1 appt. He was running behind and when he came in he apologized for keeping me waiting. How many Dr's do you know who does that? He has always explained exactly what I need and has worked with me...Read More
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Diane Lee in Cleveland, TX – Aug 03, 2018
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Eder. Chai was always considerate and listened when I explained my problem. I would certainly recommend him to anyone.
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Elsie Tarbell in Katy, TX – Jun 17, 2018
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