Michael Chen, MD

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Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Spine and Back Care; Neurosurgery Services
Languages:
Chinese, English
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Rush Employed Provider

About Me

My practice is focused on taking care of patients with blood vessel diseases of the brain and spine. When dealing with the brain and spine -- every decision -- there's so much at stake. There's no room for error.

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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush Neurosurgery
Rush Neurosurgery
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 855
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-6644
(312) 942-2176
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Neurology

Education and Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital - Neurology
Harvard Medical School - Stroke
Columbia University - Interventional Radiology
University of Hawaii School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Angiogram, cerebral
Angioplasty and stenting, cervical carotid
Angioplasty and stenting, intracranial
Aphasia
Arteriovenous malformations
Brain aneurysm
Carotid artery disease
Cerebrovascular disease
Endovascular procedures
Endovascular/vascular neurosurgery
Stroke
Stroke prevention
Transient ischemic attack
Ultrasound, transcranial Doppler
Vascular dementia
Vascular malformations

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
University of Chicago Health Plans
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Ratings and Reviews

Overall
5
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
5
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
5
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
5
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
5
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
5
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
providers - CNA, doctor, PA - we're all fantastic. efficient but caring and communicative
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
Dr Chen is the greatest. Very patient, caring and thorough. Everyone in the office is helpful and pleasant.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
Dr. Chen was very attentive and focused on my issue.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
I felt I was in very capable hands. Dr Chen explained nuances of my condition in a way I could understand.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
good
3.8
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
I love his bedside manner he really listen to what I had to say about my condition and he did show interest which is what I hadn't gotten from other Neurologist
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
Very Good
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
Dr. Chen went above and beyond to explain my condition and spent time showing me my mri pictures and explaining everything. Excellent!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
Dr. Chen is very polite and thorough.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2020
always a good experience
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2020
Dr. Chen is the best. I can't say enough about him. I have spoken about him to friends and they have taken his contact information. He is one of the best, kindest Dr's I have ever seen.

Call (888) 352-7874 for help arranging an appointment

Primary location
Rush Neurosurgery
Rush Neurosurgery
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 855
Chicago, IL, 60612

Directions