Dr. Woosik Chung, MD

Dr. Woosik Chung, MD

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Dr. Woosik Chung, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Denver International Spine Center

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 6250

Denver, CO 80218
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chung's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chung to family and friends
4.4
based on 55 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (47)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Chung's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in West Bountiful, Utah
Dr Chung gave me my life back! I am beyond grateful to him! I’m also indebted to his PA, Kandice Robinson and the staff at DISC!
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in Denver, CO
Dr. Chung explained my issues in a way that I could understand what was going on with my spine. He is very professional, enthusiastic, attentive and you can tell he loves his job and helping people with their pain. I would recommend him to friends and family in a heartbeat.
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in Arvada, CO
I am extremely thankful that I found Dr. Chung. I went to see him for a second opinion on a lumbar spine issue. Dr. Chung spent nearly an hour with me explaining my X-rays and MRI in detail and answering my questions about a lumbar fusion. Dr. Chung clearly is a very caring, kind and knowledgeable...more
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in Evergreen, CO
You can have full faith in Dr. Chung's diagnosis and surgical skills. I had a difficult (9 hour) cervical spine surgery and am doing exceptionally well. Dr. Chung is totally devoted to the patient's welfare. He is broadly knowledgeable not only about his area of expertise, but also about other...more
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in Loveland, CO
Dr. Chung is the best doctor I could imagine, so glad I was able to find him! His knowledge, bedside manner and attitude are very professional. His expertise and surgical skill are the best you can get. I went to Dr. Chung for a 2-level cervical disc replacement that went flawless. My quick...more
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