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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: 144
Each experience we have had with a UPMC doctor has been superior, this visit was no exception.
Dr.Chi is a wonderful doctor. He really goes above and beyond for his patients and families. We are very thankful for him in our son's care. He is very patient with is and all our questions. He went the extra mile in showing us our son's results and explained in a way we could see and understand.
Dr. Chi was excellent. My daughter has a deviated septum and needs to have surgery. He pointed out that her recent TBI needs to be cleared first before her surgery because the risk of anesthesia. Excellent suggestion. Outstanding care!
Dr. Chi was terrific. We did not receive and "after visit summary" explaining what he found and next steps though. That would have been helpful since she has a chronic stuffiness of ears and nose and surgery is an option. I don't feel like we understand what the surgery options and pros/cons/risks might be if we go that route.
Dr. Chi is wonderful. He takes time and makes sure all of my concerns are addressed. He is amazing with children.
Dr Chi is always kind patient and takes the time to talk and listen.
excellent provider - very patient, calm and informative during the visit. excellent experience for our son and family.
Dr. Chi was absolutely wonderful, reapectful, professional and accommodating; I have already recommended him to my family and friends with children. we are grateful for a pleasant and warm-mannered experience.
Dr. Chi was very kind, patient and thorough.
Dr. Chi is an excellent doctor. It reassures me when I know he is performing the surgery on my daughters ears. He was recommended to me when other CHP doctors couldn't get ear tubes in her ears. I trust him and is gentle with my daughter.
surgery is set for september for a tube to be put in. i am waiting for a call back from the cancellation line. i hope to get in sooner.
we ever been seeing Dr chi for years. he's always attentive and takes the time to answer questions. he's an excellent provider. office staff is very friendly and helpful as well
Dr. Chi was just the sweetest. He seems brilliant and talented.
Dr. Chi was so thoughtful and engaging during our visit.
We love Dr. Chi and Shelly Myers. They are always kind and helpful and put our minds at ease during our daughter's annual hearing appointments.
Dr Chi has been great explaining our child's hearing condition. He is alway very friendly with my child and us and explains thing for us to understand.
Dr. Chi is fantastic. He listens and takes time to explain. It is difficult to get timely follow up appointments with him.
DR. CHI IS ALWAYS GREAT. VERY PATIENT. ANSWERS ALL MY QUESTIONS.
Dr Chi is a wonderful doctor and gives my son the best care for his ears.
I loved Dr. Chi! I specifically requested him to do my son's surgery.
Dr. Chi was very helpful & very sympathetic to our issues. He also is very good with dealing with a 10-month old patient with patience & kindness.
always a great experience
Dr Chi, is a very knowledgeable, caring physician., to me and my child.
Dr. Chi came in to see us and immediately got a phone call that he had to take. After over 30 minutes of waiting for him to return I finally went out to the desk to see him come out of another room with another chart so I think he totally forgot about us. The nurses didn't seem to realize we were still there either. Once Dr. Chi finally made it in with us we really liked him though.
Dr. Chi is one of the best doctors we have seen.
Dr. Chi is excellent.
Dr. Chi was very pleasant and easy to talk to. He answered all the questions we had, and he made us feel very comfortable with our child's future surgical procedure.
Dr. Chi is wonderful. He is respectful, kind, patient and of course knowledgeable. I trust my child will get the best care with him performing her surgery.
excellent provider I have been coming here for 17 years to Dr Chi
Dr Chi is very patient and concerned . he doesn't rush and takes the time to finish our conversation and make sure that we feel like our questions have been answered .
The Dr. was very knowledgeable and reassuring.
Dr. Chi was very helpful and caring.
It was a pleasure meeting Dr. Chi for our office visit. He is very knowledgeable, kind, and professional. We are grateful for his medical expertise.
We think very highly of Dr Chi and feel he does a great job.
Dr. Chi are great, he take time to listen to his patients problems and concerns. Provides excellent care.
We appreciate that they did not treat my 5 year old like an infant and did not treat my husband and I like crazy parents, and were very thorough during the entire process.
My son had to switch doctors because our Aetna insurance would only cover Dr. Chi. I was so happy with how Dr. Chi took the time to read over my son's previous medical history. I felt confident with his advice and recommendations. Dr. Chi was so friendly and I felt that he communicated everything to me in mom-friendly terms, versus some doctors who use medical terminology or don't explain everything. My son will be returning as needed.
Very friendly interaction and very professional.
Dr. chi is an excellent physician and care provider. I trust his opinion implicitly. I know he is the most skilled and excellent physician my son has access to.
Other than having the "first" appointment at 7:45 a.m., and still waited about 45-55 minutes until we were taken back to exam room. There is ABSOLUTELY little respect for a family's time.
Everyone is wonderful within UPMC Children's Hospital Wexford location. I always feel comfort in bringing my child to see the healthcare providers at your location.
Dr. Chi is an excellent physician. He took time to listen and answered all our questions. He took our son's questions and concerns seriously.
My experience was I waited to long before the doctor came to assist us in the waiting room
Dr. Chi was awesome, really nice and funny. he made me feel at ease with the upcoming surgery my daughter is to have.
appointment was 0915 wasn't even takien to exam room to 1030. no one even came out to say doctor running behind etc. we were close to first appointment of day, doctor should not have been over an hour and fifteen minutes behind just to get in room. it was approximately 11 when we left.
Dr Chi is an excellent doctor and we all like him very much. He is attentive and caring and did a fantastic job with my daughters surgery last year as well.
Dr. Chi is a very kind man. Spoke with knowledge and confidence. when referencing surgery he made sure that when explaining the pain part of it he whisper/mouthed the word pain so as to make sure my 4 yr old did not hear. He made me feel very comfortable and that my child's condition, simple and as routine as tubes as t&A removal are, it was important. Dr. Chi was gentle with her and tried to make her S comfortable as possible before beginning his exam. I recommend this man to anyone.
As always Dr. Chi does a wonderful job!! He is so compassionate and interested in my daughter and her well being!!!!!
Dr. Chi is my son's ENT doctor as well. He did an amazing job with my son's adenoidectomy/tubes and I feel he will do an amazing job with my daughter's tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, and tubes as well.
Dr. Chi is a true asset to the UMPC network and a blessing to our family.
Dr. Chi was excellent. He listened to our concerns & he addressed them. He was very thorough in his exam & explanation to us.
Dr Chi is excellent!
Dr. Chi and his staff were very helpful, nice, and knowledgeable. Overall it was a great experience for us.
Keep Up the good work Dr. Chi! Thank you for providing the best care always for my two boys!
Best Provider ever!
Dr. Chi is so kind. His demeanor is so calming for the child and parent. He doesn'tmake you feel rushed when in the appointment. He listens and recommends what's best for your child.
Dr. Chi is fantastic
Dr. Chi is exceptional. He addressed the medical needs of my child, he is familiar with her history and care. He is kind. After discussing options with me, he turned his attention to my child and spoke to her in a clear and respectful way, so that she would understand what the next steps in her care would be.
a wonderful experience definitely worth the almost 2 hour drive.
Dr. Chi is very kind, calm, and caring. He is excellent with special needs patients.
Dr Chi is always very professional, and thorough. We recommend him to everyone. He speaks patiently to both my daughter and myself.
Dr. Chi is one of the best physicians we have come across.
Dr. Chi is fantastic. I am a physician and we travel from Maryland to see him. Worth the trip.
Dr. Chi is very nice, respectful, knowledgeable and thorough. we are lucky to have him for our child's needs.
Dr. Chi is one of the most patient and kind physicians we have encountered.
Dr. Chi and the entire staff was fabulous. We contacted ENT as I suspected my sons tongue tie that was already "fixed" was still an issue. Dr. Chi and his staff listened to my concerns and they assured me that I was right and they wanted to get it resolved as quickly as possible. He was outstanding, we drove 2.5 hours for the visit and Dr.Chi even called us on our way home to check in!
Dr. Chi and the medical student working with him were fabulous working with my two year old - relating to her by talking about Sesame Street, which they knew she liked. they put her at ease, which make the experience so much better!
everything was great. the appointment was very quick and he explained everything and was extremely nice. they even let us stay in the room to feed and change the baby
Dr Chi has been with our family for over 10 years and he continues to excel in his service and level of expertise.
Dr. chi is an exceptional ENT and I would not take my children anywhere else.
fantastic care, efficient office.
Dr Chi and his staff were great with my daughter. they tried to make her feel comfortable
Dr. Chi has an amazing bedside manner and his calm confident demeanor allows my daughter with anxiety to feel safe and get through her appointments with minimal anxiety.
I thought Dr. Chi was kind and caring. He immediately put my husband and myself, and most importantly, our son at ease. This was a 2nd opinion/ pre-op appt and I felt that he spent a very generous amount of time with us. We feel quite comfortable having him operate on our son.
Dr. Chi is one of the most impressive physicians I've encountered in my life. My husband and I feel so thankful we were referred to him for our son's ENT care. Which, in reality, who wants to have to experience an ENT surgery for a toddler!?! Dr. Chi turned a potentially negative and stressful life event into a positive experience with a successful medical outcome. Each time we see him, he goes above and beyond whether it be with medical advice, examination, explanation, or even a simple parting "trinket" for my son at the end of the visit.
dr. Chi is always very compassionate and always listens to our needs for our child. he helps us make the right decisions for her
Dr Chi and his physician assistant, Jen, were amazing. They were timely, listened carefully to my concerns and addressed them appropriately. I would recommend them to anyone.
the only issue I had was with the wait time. his appointment was at 3:15 and he was not seen until 4:15
Dr. Chi is always so kind and welcoming when we come to visit him. He is genuinly concerned about our daughter's health and takes time to explain things so that they are easy to understand. He does not rush to perform surgical procedures. We think Dr. Chi is wonderful and we enjoy coming to see him!! We would highly, highly recommend him to friends and family!!
dr chi is friendly, great with kids and has such wonderful demeanor overall.
We travelled to Pittsburgh to visit family, before we left New Jersey my son ran into the dining room table on his scooter injuring his ear...We had no wait in the ER and were seen promptly once we were in a room...All the drs, nurses and ENT group were excellent...they went above and beyond to help my son and made him feel brave...I will always refer anyone to this hospital, the experience was par none of any other hospital I have been to.
We were just a bit disappointed Dr.Chi already had a plan for our son before taking a personal look at him, he went by what the physician assistant told him, told us we would hold off on surgery and then looked at his throat and ears. We waited months to see him.
my daughter normally responds better to female physicians, but she loves dr chi. he's kind and so good with her!
excellent. would not ever go to anyone else
extremely long wait time to get an appointment otherwise excellent doctor, listens and explains very well
Dr Chi was very helpful. If I was unable to ask questions it was because my husband walked out upset due to the possibility of my child having to have surgery. However, Dr. Chi handles that extremely well too. He must see that often. The only complaint I have is that which isn't related to the doctor is that I haven't received my call from the office to set up sleep study for my son.
we always enjoy our Cochlear Check Up with Dr Chi he is one in a million! If there were more people like him in the world it would be a much better place.
Dr. Chi was well prepared, kind and answered all questions we had. We had an excellent visit.
Dr. Chi and Jennifer were very kind and helped Reagan feel comfortable.
dr. chi was extremely nice and so understanding. he was also very pleasant and gentle with my toddler. he made my son feel completely at ease.
Dr. Chi is an incredible caring doctor.
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.
Dr. Chi is wonderful, can't say enough good things about him.
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.
I wish we didn't have to wait 45 minutes in the waiting room past our appointment time.
Dr. Chi is a terrific care giver and person. He is very thorough and knowledgeable in his field.
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 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.
we love dr chi
Dr Chi is a wonderful Doctor. My daughter loves him.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
we have an excellent provider and we are very pleased.
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.
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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everyone sanitized before interacting. loved it!
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.
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