Dr. Umesh Chitaley, MD

Dr. Umesh Chitaley, MD

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Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(5)

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Dr. Umesh Chitaley, MD is a hematology specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in hematology and oncology.

MultiCare Regional Cancer Center - Tacoma General Hospital

1003 S 5th St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

Learn about Dr. Chitaley

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Chitaley's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chitaley "MultiCare Regional Cancer Center provides comprehensive care to individuals with cancer in multiple locations in Pierce and South King County. We offer the latest cancer treatments and technologies, coordinated care teams, access to multiple research trials - including trials offered by the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance - and a wide range of support services. At MultiCare Regional Cancer Center our goal is to provide a soothing, healing environment where you can receive quality care, close to home."

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

92  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Medical College, Nagpur, India
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chitaley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chitaley's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chitaley to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very thorough and thoughtful - recommended post cancer testing other oncologist did not which was very helpful for me. Total confidence in him.
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