Dr. Thomas J. Chippendale MD Neurologist

Dr. Thomas Chippendale is a neurologist in Oceanside, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. He received his medical degree from University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Chippendale accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas and one of 23 at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas

Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Tri-City Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Class of 1980

University of California
Other Training, Biological Sciences, 1971–1971

University of California
Other Training, Medical Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1972–1972

Princeton University
Other Training, Psychology, 1974–1974

Princeton University
Other Training, Neurosciences and Behavior, 1977–1977

University of California
Internship, Medical, 1980–1981

University of California
Residency, Neurology, 1981–1984

University of California
Chief Residency, Neurology, 1983–1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 25 years in Neurology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Sequential Changes in the P3 Component of the Auditory Evoked Potential of Confusional States and Dementing Illnesses.
Goodin, D.S., Starr, A., Chippendale, T.J., and Squires, K. C

A randomized, blinded, trial of clopidogrel versus aspirin in patients at risk of ischemic events (CAPRIE).
Collaborating Clinical Centre, North County Neurology Associates, Oceanside: T. Chippendale, M. Lobatz, E. Diamond, J. Schim, M. Sadoff

Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke.
T. Chippendale, E. Diamond, M. Lobatz, D. Murphy, D. Rosenberg, T. Ruel, M. Sadoff, J. Schim, J. Schleimer

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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