Dr. Vidyadhar Chitale, MD

Dr. Vidyadhar Chitale, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Vidyadhar Chitale, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

211 Chicopee Dr NE

Marietta, GA 30060

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chitale's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chitale treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Chitale treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chitale treats Spondylosis more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Chitale treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chitale treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Chitale treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Chitale's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Adult Brain Tumor
Aneurysm
Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
Arthritis
Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Sprain
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Discogenic Pain
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Facet Joint Pain
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Tumor
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Sprain
Meningiomas
Metastatic Cancer
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pain Disorder
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Saccular Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stroke
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Take each case separately and provide individual attention, no matter how simple or complex! Honest and compassionate care is the basis of success.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1986
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital (Neurosurgry)
    Fellowship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Hospital For Joint Diseases North General
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1978
    Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1978

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Sanskrit

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • patient's choice award, Physician's choice award, 2008,2009,

Media & Publications

  • Premierneurosurgicalinstitute.com, may 2010

Dr. Chitale's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chitale

4.5

Based on 116 reviews

5 Stars
83.62068965517241%
(97)
4 Stars
4.310344827586207%
(5)
3 Stars
0.8620689655172413%
(1)
2 Stars
0.8620689655172413%
(1)
1 Star
10.344827586206897%
(12)

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Beware. The front office staff seems to be unable to figure out how to issue a refund. I can’t recommend this doctor to anyone despite a good surgery result so far. Don’t pay in advance and be sure to use a credit card so you have an option to dispute the charges. Still waiting on my money to be...Read More
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Very rude and PUSHY receptionist or whomever is in charge. I cancelled appointment knowing I would have to deal with this ongoing type of behavior. The two doctors should be aware, if they are not, of this horrible service. During my P/T my phone rang three times within the hour. I assumed the...Read More
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Absolutely horrible! The receptionist was very rude.
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He did injections on my back & neck.
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Dr. Chitale treated my late father, my nearly 90 year old mother, and several friends I've referred and myself. I have complete confidence in him. I find his approach to surgery conservative, not a common finding in most surgeons. He is compassionate, never rushed and skilled surgeon.
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Locations

Practice

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Direct Access w/HSA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Tricare
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare

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