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Dr. James Chandler, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.5 (65)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Chandler, MD

Dr. James Chandler, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Chandler, completed a residency at Northwestern University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Chandler an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Chandler works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Hypothalamus Cancer, Pituitary Gland Cancer and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chandler's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Dr. Joshua Rosenow - Neurosurgery
    675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-250, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-8143
  2. 2
    Regenstein Center for Neurological Care
    259 E Erie St Ste 2450, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-7950

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Hypothalamus Cancer
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Cancer
Chiari's Deformity
Meningiomas
Pituitary Tumor
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Spinal Stenosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
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Extradural Hemorrhage
Fracture
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Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medulloblastoma
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurofibromatosis Type Two
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Radiculopathy
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Schwannoma
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Tumor
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Vascular Disease
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Epidural Block
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoplasty
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
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    4.5
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    Based on 65 ratings
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. James Chandler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Dutch
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1881656411
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • George Washington University Hospital|Sao Paulo Neurological Institute (Brazil)
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University|Northwestern University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Chandler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chandler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Chandler has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Chandler works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Chandler’s profile.

    Dr. Chandler has seen patients for Hypothalamus Cancer, Pituitary Gland Cancer and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chandler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    65 patients have reviewed Dr. Chandler. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chandler.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Chandler, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Chandler appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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