James P. Chandler, MD

James P. Chandler, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Neurosurgical Oncology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine - 1990
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

84 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

72 Reviews

November 16, 2020

5.0

Great team, coordination of care, and quality of care.

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November 16, 2020

5.0

Great team, coordination of care, and quality of care.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable and caring personnel.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Very thoughtful, thorough and listened well to his patient's concerns. Very professional.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

His confidence in his decisions and approach to my illness was inspiring and gave me a new level of courage I had yet to discover yet until working with him.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

The kindest, most talented, and positive people i've had the pleasure to meet. For going through one of the hardest moments in my life, the team at Northwestern made it all seem much easier to deal with.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler is the best. He made me feel comfortable and assured me that my case would be handled and if I was not sure of the Dr. he referred me to I should reach out to him. I never felt rushed.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

The expertise of the Doctors on staff is the reason I selected Northwestern. Also, the most up to date medical advances are used. I was also very impressed with the facility. The patient exam rooms are in pristine condition. The medical staff from the staff that answer the phone to the staff that greets you at the appointment is by far the best ever! I would highly recommend my Doctors.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Chandler was thorough, kind, considerate and empathetic during pre-op"post-op discussions an 90 day consult. Felt very assured in his outling my care path for next 18 months

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November 02, 2020

5.0

professional delivery of care...staff showed empathy and understanding for me as a patient undergoing a gamma knife procedure for first time.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Took time to answer questions and concerns. Great doctor

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Very well organized. Answered all my questions.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

He stands in a long line of superb medical care.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andra, Dr. Ben duck and Dr. Smith all performed very challenging surgeries and my son. The results in the whole experience were always excellent, so when I needed care I didn't want to go anywhere else.Plus, I was born at Wesley in 1944. My mother had toxemia of pregnancy and I went down to 3 lbs. 8 oz. she and I both had superb results. Thank you!

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler and his team made sure I knew what was going on at all times. He took time to have a conference with my family as well to inform them as well. I recommend Dr. Chandler because he took excellent care of me, and because of Dr. Chandler, I can live a normal life and continue my career. I am grateful to Dr. Chandler and the Northwestern team.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

I recommend Northwestern, Dr. Chandler, and his team because they saved my life. They took great care of me before, during and after surgery. I am grateful for Dr. Chandler and his team.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler made feel confident and calm about my upcoming surgery. He described everything. When he asked my age and I told him 68, he said you look good. I liked that lol

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October 29, 2020

5.0

It was a long wait. However I like everyone I talked to. Dr. Candler was very good and explained everything well. His resident Dan and both nurses Kundra and Mary were great.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He's just the best. And gave me my own miracle!

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Everything I received by northwestern medical was top notch. Nurse to pharm to surgeon. I loved everyone and they were great. No complaints only compliments

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October 26, 2020

5.0

This is a repetitive question.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler explained my case in depth but clearly. Feel confident with upcoming surgery.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Everyone including Dr. Chandler, gave me the best of overall care. I am comfortable moving forward with surgery.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He's an expert on his field and does amazing work

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Expert advice and guidance from world-class organization and people

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Successful very difficult surgery;)

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Everyone from Staff to Doctor

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Chandler is the most caring, great doctor who takes the time to really listen and provide the most wonderful care. He is very knowledgeable and gives you the best care and treatment. He is incredible.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Chandler is an amazing doctor is who is compassionate and caring and highly intelligent. He works very hard to help you with the best treatment plans and he is patience and understanding. He provide excellence patient centered care. He is very detailed and I felt I was in great hands and very grateful.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Very professional intelligent man.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Great care across the board

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October 12, 2020

5.0

The Neurosurgeon, Dr. Chandler was caring and professional exceeding my high standards.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Chandler was professional, thorough, willing to answer all my questions. I felt I can trust his expertise to care for me.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

I felt extremely cared for and safe in the presence of every person I interacted with.

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Came highly recommendEd. Quick turnaround.

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable .

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Expert in his field. Knowledgeable and truly cares for his patients.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Professional and caring

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. with an excellent reputation among patients and peers.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Super kind responsive crew to help patients.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

As stated. I'm a surgeon though not a neurosurgeon. He spoke to me understanding my existing knowledge and expanded upon it. Made perfect sense.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

To the point. Conservative actions with a time certain decision regarding surgery.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

He listens to what's going on with you, & takes action.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Great Dr's always listen to you.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Straight shooter To the point.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Good team and staff

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler has been very upfront with diagnosis, procedure and execution of his plan for removal of my tumor and thus far, has carried through with everything he has said he would do. My recovery has exceeded expectations.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

The overall care and attentiveness has been outstanding.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Expertise and confidence. Take time to answer questions. His confidence and expertise makes me confident and assured.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Confidence and expertise made me comfortable and helped ease my concern about next steps.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Very confident and sure of himself

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September 04, 2020

5.0

A Great Team Made me feel important

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August 29, 2020

5.0

Thorough and understandable dialogues.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Recommend very highly as one of the best in his field

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Very encouraging.

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August 18, 2020

5.0

I'm more than satisfied. He did an incredible job.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

He is very thorough & takes his time .

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and calming! Answered all of our questions.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

He was honest and worded everything in a clear way for me to understand. I felt safe with Dr. Chandler and I believe that he will do everything in his power to help me and keep me safe. I trust Dr. Chandler.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

He is a great doctor.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

no wait time. Dr. Chandler was very pleasant and informative.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

His Humanitarianism.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler listened carefully, asked appropriate questions, and referred me back to my primary care doctor for next steps.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Chandler, his information and his services have been amazing

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July 09, 2020

5.0

He is kind, calming and very knowledgable. I loved him!!

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July 04, 2020

5.0

He's brilliant and trustworthy

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July 02, 2020

5.0

He is a very brilliant doctor, he cares for his patient and listens to them , giving them the best chance of treatment

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June 25, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable, pleasant and courteous.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

James P. Chandler, MD is an awesome neurosurgeon. His expertise and empathy in dealing with my case is praiseworthy. I'd recommend him in a heartbeat to anyone.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Spectacular in every regard.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Expertise and care. Every step of the way Dr Chandler evaluated the practical options.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

I liked that he is concise and explained my issue in a step by step manor; willing to answer my questions.

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