Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology

    • Sleep Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Sleep Med

    • Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psych/Neurology-Neurophysiology

    • EEG/Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Epilepsy

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Epilepsy of Neurology, Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Vice Chairman of Neurology, Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Chief resident

    • University of Western Ontario

  • Medical school

    • University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • University of Western Ontario

  • Internships

    • University of Western Ontario

  • Fellowships

    • Columbia University

    • Neurological Institute of New York

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

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Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

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Information the care provider gave you about medications(if any)

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Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

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Most recent comments

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05/26/2018
"Great!"
05/17/2018
"Dr. Chong is excellent. He is empathic and smart & explains his thought process."
05/03/2018
"Excellent dr. very friendly, takes time to explain every thing."
04/05/2018
"Stay away."
02/08/2018
"The best!"
01/12/2018
"Dr. Chong is a good listener and every of my wish is instantly complied with. He returned my call after 8 p.m. and gives good referrals. Also he remember my concern and medical record. He listened to what I have to say. I never felt it was rushed. Highly recommend!!!"
10/06/2017
"Love Dr. Chong!"
09/19/2017
"Dr. Chong is the reason I am alive! I owe my life to him. To anyone looking for the best neurological care, this is the only doctor I will recommend. He will answer your emergency questions and make sure your overall health is taken care of. "
09/18/2017
"Dr. Chong has been amazing! He is not the first neurologist (doctor) I have seen but he has been the most caring and the one who has made me feel more confident in my treatment."
06/27/2017
"the doctor answered a phone call in the middle of my appointment (after waiting over an hour past my appointment time to see him). I understand things come up, so I was totally fine with him taking a quick call, but I was sitting there in silence afterwards while he was texting back and forth for a minute or so ... just felt like my needs weren't important."
06/25/2017
"I recommend Dr. Chong to everyone!"
06/16/2017
"Dr. Chong has one of the best bedside manners I've ever experienced, & is thorough & clearly very competent."
04/29/2017
"I have followed Dr. Chong to 3 different hospitals over the last 10 years because of his exceptional care."
04/18/2017
"Dr. Chong is the best doctor that we have found anywhere on Earth. He was the only doctor to help diagnose and manage my care. He saved my life, and has given me the opportunity to live day to day with less suffering from my disease. Thank you Dr. Chong."
03/31/2017
"Dr. Derek Chong is an excellent care provider. Compassionate as well."
02/11/2017
"Dr. Chong is why I'm coming to your facility. Though I am pleased with the entirety of my experience as well."
01/26/2017
"Dr. Chong provides excellent care & answers all my questions. I couldn't find a better doctor."
01/18/2017
"I've needed a neurologist. I'm glad to have met Dr. Chong. I have confidence in his guidance."
11/21/2016
"Dr. Chong is a great dr."
10/22/2016
"Dr Chong is a very knowledgeable caring doctor. He spends as much time as I need to address my concerns. He is willing to offer new treatments or medications as needed. he orders tests as needed but not in excess. He is calming and supportive and I always feel confident in his judgement."
08/11/2016
"Good experience."
05/04/2016
"Dr. Chong was very clear and informative and gave thorough examination w/blood work."
04/12/2016
"Dr. Chong is one of the few doctors who genuinely cares even if the disease is unknown I only live with the hope Dr. Chong will find a cure before I die. I have suffered tremendously."

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