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Otolaryngology (ENT)Otolaryngology (Pediatric)
MD, University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor, MI
University of Virginia Medical School Charlottesville, VA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Total Comments: 111
Dr. Chi is wonderful, can't say enough good things about him.
Dr. Chi, every time I had to bring my son in...He was so nice and understanding and showed all intrests in doing what was the right thing to do for my son. He is a great doctor and I appreciate everything he does.
I am glad Dr. Chi is caring for my son. It makes me feel at ease after he has received an all clear until the next appt 6-9 months later for his ongoing and lifelong ear condition.
my child's provider is a excellent provider and I will definitely recommend my child's provider to family and friends
I felt involved in my child's care and felt heard regarding his health concerns.
this was our first visit. dr Chi and his pa was amazing. took time to listen to us about our child's ear and her pain etc.
Dr. Chi has been an amazing resource for our family. I cannot say enough good things about him. He listens to our concerns and address them during the course of his assessment. He has seen us through tough times and ultimately improved my child's condition when other providers would not listen to our concerns.
Dr. Chi is great. He explained things in a way that even my 4 year old could understand. He is so kind and made our overall experience fantastic.
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Chi and I am very happy he's going to remove my tonsils!
Dr.Chi is a fantastic ENT. He takes time to explain things in an easy to understand way and makes the parents and patient feel at ease. He listens to our questions and does not make us feel rushed through the appointment.
Dr. Chi is top notch. He treated my son so nicely and eased any fears he had which made the appointment go very smoothly. Dr. chi embodies the true essence of what a pediatrician is - someone who cares deeply for children and is dedicated to bettering or maintaining their health. we are so pleased.
very good guy very concerning and informative
My daughter has been seeing Dr. Chi for her ear issues for many years. He is always kind, gentle, and considerate of my daughter and spends time listening to me. I couldn't ask for anything else!
Dr. Chi is amazing. I have great confidence when he is treating my children that they will get the best care possible. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needed a doctor for their children.
Everyone was very caring and professional.
Dr. Chi is an amazing doctor and I value his opinions and advice. He always makes you as the parent feel like you have a say in the treatment plan of your child. I have never met a more thorough and kind physician.
Dr Chi is te best. he us very thorough, and able to answer all of my questions.
Dr.Chi is an amazing kind hearted doctor who made our experience a nice one because he knew it was a hard situation on us. I wish more doctors could have his attitude. he truly is an amazing doc.
Dr. Chi is a terrific care giver and person. He is very thorough and knowledgeable in his field.
I wish we didn't have to wait 45 minutes in the waiting room past our appointment time.
Dr. Chi was excellent! We brought our daughter in for a possible lip and tongue tie that was affecting her eating a little bit. He examined her and found she had 2 small ties and offered to clip them right there. We were amazed that it was that easy and quickly done. I would recommend any mother to see him for this issue.
The surgery performed by Dr. Chi went great for my daughter with no complications, excessive pain or problems of any kind. Dr Chi was attentive and and personable and put us at ease at all times. The entire procedure and overnight stay at Children's Hospital went flawlessly and all the staff we interacted with was exceptional.
Dr. Chi is the best doctor of any type that you my son has seen in regards to helping a child feel comfortable. My son has high anxiety in medical settings due to the need for frequent medical care. Dr. Chi's tone, explanations, gentle mannerisms and validating statements put my son at ease. As a trauma therapist for children, I can say with confidence that Dr. Chi could train physicians in creating emotional safety with patients and ensuring positive, effective treatment. Dr. Chi also took time to answer my questions and explain anything we needed to understand- both me and my son. Very respectful and caring. Thank you!!
Dr. Chi was wonderful! He took his time examining my son and made sure to answer any questions that I had. I am very pleased with our visit and I am happy to have him as our provider.
we love dr chi
Dr Chi is a wonderful Doctor. My daughter loves him.
Dr. Chi is an amazing doctor .
Dr Chi listened, asked questions and took his time to explain in detail my child's medical ailment and all possible treatments.
We're really thankful for Dr Chi, his expertise in his field and care for our child and our concerns for him. God has blessed him!
my 8-year-old son was very nervous about the appointment. Dr. Chi was very sweet to him asking about hobbies and sports to make him more comfortable. It was greatly appreciated!
Dr. Chi is amazing! We are so happy that we found such a caring doctor. His concern with our son and level of care/suggestions/treatment goes above and beyond!
love dr. chi!
Dr. Chi did a wonderful job with my child's surgery as well as pre and post operative care.
Didn't have to wait long, staff very courteous and friendly
Dr. Chi was very caring and worked with the parent every step of the way.
Dr Chi sets the standard for how all providers should treat their patients. he is the most respectable, kind, caring, empathetic physician I've ever encountered. I worked in health care for over 10 years so I've met a lot of physicians and health care providers. He stands out even compared to the very best!
Always pleased and satisfied with our visits with Dr. David Chi.
Dr Chi was not only provide exceptional medical care but he also showed compassion and had wonderful bedside manner. I thank you for taking care of my baby!
Dr Chi and staff were fantastic! he was very knowledgeable and friendly. he made us feel at ease and gave us practical guidance. I was very pleased with our experience.
Very friendly and detailed about my child. They answered all of my questions and were very sweet and patient with her even when she was very scared as they were looking in her ear and taking out her tube.
we have an excellent provider and we are very pleased.
Dr. Chi and the physicians assistant were fantastic from start to finish.
Dr. Chi is an outstanding doctor. He has cared for our son for nearly 13 years now and has always been exceptionally good with both us and our son. I have and would continue to recommend him to friends and parents of children in need of ENT care.
Dr. Chi (ENT) is excellent! He is the most understanding and patient doctor.
Dr. Chi was awesome. He let me also look into the babies ears to see his tubes. I thought that was awesome. I really appreciated the extra step to include me.
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Dr Chi is a fabulous doctor and I would most definitely recommend him to anybody. He is a wonerful doctor, takes his time with the child and parent and explains everything.
everyone sanitized before interacting. loved it!
would like to have more description of surgery va just answering the questions that I ask
Dr. Chi is a wonderful doctor and I recommend him to anyone who has a child with ENT issues.
Excellent visit, no bad experiences at all.
entire process was smooth. wait time was minimal. all personnel were wonderful.
Our experience with Dr. Chi was beyond our expectations. He instantly commands a peaceful energy from all, his smile is sincere, and he is calming to children and adults alike. What a great doctor, kind and gentle! I would recommend him to anyone. For a first time parents who had to have a child sedated and undergo a procedure, Dr. Chi's experience was perfect.
Dr. Chi is to me, honestly, the ultimate combination of knowledgeable talented surgeon/physician with kindness and relatability to both kids and parents. I am so happy and thankful he was the one we chose (and who came recommended) to care for our daughter.
Dr. Chi is one of the best doctors my child has seen. he is very friendly and has an excellent bedside manner which seems rare nowadays. He answered all my questions and takes the time to spend with you. Highly recommended.
attentive and fast
love Dr chi and wexford staff
Dr. Chi was honest and did not sugar coat his thoughts, however he was tactful and respectful with their delivery. He treated my child as an intelligent individual and listened to what was said. Both my child and I left the appointment feeling good about the visit. Excellent provider. We would not hesitate to see him again.
Dr. Chi and his team are attentive individuals who ask important questions. They talk to us in a way that explains what is happening using medical terms when necessary and using everyday vocabulary when appropriate. Overall, this has been a comfortable experience.
Dr. Chi is one of the most caring, kind, compassionate physicians I've ever interacted with.
waited for 2 hrs to see the doctor.
Dr. Chi is an excellent clinician. He was thorough, kind, and answered all of my questions. I would recommend him to others.
Dr Chi is wonderful with our daughter..he showed her the MRI and all the parts of the ear and explained them fully in a manner she could easily grasp.
when we left our exam room, my 6 year old son (who has seen many doctors this year due to lots of ear infections!) said "He is THE NICEST doctor ever":)
Dr Chi is a excellent physician.
Dr. Chi is a great doctor and, the front desk staff (alligator) was also very pleasant.... Keep up the good work!!!
wonderful experience as always.
Dr.Chi is the veryyyyy best. he knows how disabled my son is,,,, Dr. Chi treats us with the most respect ever. Dr. Chi, and Dr. Martin, dentist are our two favorite Doctors at Children's Hospital.
I saw Dr Chi as a recommendation from a speech therapist. After our initial visit with Dr Chi I thanked the therapist that recommended him & anytime anyone asks about ENT I highly suggest Dr Chi. I truly felt that he listened. He spoke to not only me but also to my daughter. He asked me questions. Instead of saying we are going to do this or that he suggested & asked if I agree & if it was alright with me. I have & will continue to recommend Dr Chi.
we were very pleased with our appointment and the attentiveness of the provider. he was very kind and took his time with us. we did not feel rushed at all.
Dr. Chi and the staff were extremely easy to talk with and did not rush you through the appointment
Dr. Chi is a fantastic physician. I would recommend him to any other parents whose children need an ENT. He treats my 9-year-old with as much respect as he does me, asks her questions & listens to her, as he does for me! He's very gentle, kind & I trust him wholeheartedly with my daughter's care.
Dr. Chi & all of the nurses who assisted in my sons surgery and recover were amazing! I am so thankful for all that they did!
still waiting for them to get back to me about a sleep test for my daughter they said they'd schedule "in the few days."
I am 100% satisfied with Dr. Chi's medical expertise and bedside manner. I don't think it is appropriate to indulge parents in customer satisfaction surveys, Dr.s shouldn't be forced to pander to us to provide a warm welcoming environment, my primary concern is their skillful and accurate handling of my child's diagnosis and treatment, both of which I feel Dr. Chi provides.
We waited in the waiting room for 50 minutes. I had to ask the receptionist why all the other patients came and go and we were still waiting. Once we got in we had to wait additional 20 minutes before we saw the doctor. And the doctor told us what we already know. My daughter lost hearing on one of her ear. The hearing test showed that and the doctor has all the information. Why can't the doctor order the MRI before we were scheduled? We wasted time and a visit for $35 copay for the doctor to order an MRI and now we have to waste any day to come out for an MRI and to visit the doctor again.
I absolutely love this office and love Dr. Chi! while I'm happy my daughter no longer needs ENT follow ups, I'm so happy we chose to go with Dr. Chi as we have always had such an incredibly positive experience!
Dr Chi is awesome! He is so kind and patient. He was so good with my child too and put him at ease during the appointment. All of the staff was so professional, nice and helpful as well. We would highly recommend this office and Dr Chi.
EXCELLENT! We were there for the first time on 3-3-17 for an ENT eval and hearing test.
Since my son has had this problem ongoing for a while now...Dr.Chi was the only one that took action the most and hopefully fixed my son's problem. Making my son an appointment was very easy, called, got an appointment for the next day, then the following day after my son's appointment Dr. Chi fit my son in for surgery. I was VERY pleased with everyone :)
Dr. Chi was very pleasant and took his time
I was very pleased with Dr Chi. We traveled 2.5 hours to see him. He took the time to listen to my concerns and answer all of our questions.
dr chi made me feel like we have a good plan in place to care for my daughters issues .
We were extremely happy with Dr. Chi. However the wait time was awful. Our apt was at 3:15. We were not seen until 4:15
Dr. Chi is absolutely wonderful. He is kind, competent, and takes the time to really help us understand our daughter's situation. I couldn't be happier with his care!
Dr. Chi was wonderful. he explained everything thoroughly. he explained everything during the scope that he was seeing.
Dr. Chi was very friendly and knowledgeable. We liked him very much.
Dr. Chi, his PA, and nurse in his clinic were excellent. They all approached my son in a positive, playful manner, and put him at ease. All of my questions were answered. It could not have been a more positive experience. I highly recommend Dr. Chi, he is just simply great with children, which you don't always get with pediatric specialty surgeons.
we really like Dr. Chi normally, but during a two hour plus visit we didn't really get our questions answered.
Dr. chi is wonderful and great at explaining what's going on to the patient who is a child
we trust Dr. Chi and his staff
All of the staff, PA and Doctor were absolutely wonderful. I feel very comfortable with the decisions and plan of action that was taken for my child's issues. I would recommend Dr. Chi and staff to anyone needingredients services from anow ENT.
Excellent service from Kim checking us in at the front desk to D. Chi (who I repeatedly recommend).
we have never had a bad experience with Dr. Chi. He has earned his good reputation and I trust him and his judgement.
Dr. Chi and his staff were highly recommended. My husband and I were very pleased with the conversation with the doctor and staff. We have complete trust in this department and its staff to take great care of our child during surgery.
Dr. Chi is the best! Couldn't ask for anything more in a doctor.
Dr. Chi is a fantastic physician & I would recommend him to any parent whose child needs an ENT. He is kind, patient, & talks directly to my child as well as to me. My daughter even likes going to see him!
they set my child at ease and were very good to him. he was calm and content
Always feel welcome to express concerns. Wish the hearing center saw patients in the summer more than 1 day a month. it can be difficult getting an appointment while child is on summer break.
We love Dr. Chi. He is so kind and gentle with my baby, and he really listens to our concerns. My son cried a lot during his exam, and before Dr. Chi left the room, he took the time to talk to him about what a good job he did. That really sets him apart from other providers.
Dr. Chi is amazing. He is so kind and calm with the children
Dr Chi is a fantastic surgeon with amazing bedside manner. He is so caring, kind and knowledgeable. We are so thankful for him!
Dr Chi is very kind & compassionate. would recommend him to all children.
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