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Michael Chiorean, MD
4.5 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests

Dr. Chiorean’s medical interests include inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, C Difficile, gastrointestinal bleeding and small bowel endoscopy.

Curriculum Vitae
Michael Chiorean, MD

Clinical Experience
Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology
Fellow, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Education and Professional Achievements
University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 1992
Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., 2000
Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., 2003
Professional Activities and Awards
Dr. Chiorean is the director of the IBD Center of Excellence at Virginia Mason, director of Digestive Disease Institute Research, is a fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and a board member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, where he serves on the Patient Education Committee.
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.6 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.5 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.4 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.4 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.4 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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June 2018
Loved the doctor. I wish all my doctors were that nice and helpful.
March 2018
I am pleased and thankful by my provider Dr. Michael Chiorean.
August 2017
Dr. Chiorean is a very personable, & treats his patients extremely well without standing courtesy & professionalism. A very caring doctor.
August 2017
Dr Chiorean is one of the best physicians I have ever encountered. He is professional friendly and obviously cares about my condition. He´s open to suggestions and willing to try different procedures and techniques, consistent with a very knowledgeable understanding of GI issues. I feel very blessed to have him as my physician.
June 2017
Dr. Chiorean & his staff are excellent. I have felt very confident for the first time in the management of my Crohn´s Disease under his care. Highly recommendable.
March 2017
He was very thorough(?) explaining the meds that are good for me and the changes that need to be made.
March 2017
Excellent care by Dr. Chiorean... professional and very knowledgeable... sympathetic to my medical condition... could improve his sense of humor... just kidding... he is great!! #9. Off the chart.
March 2017
Really great doctor. After feeling really s_____ for 5+ months Dr. Chiorean knew EXACTLY what I had and how to treat it after only 10 minutes.
February 2017
Provider came highly recommended from patients and providers from other local hospitals.
January 2017
Dr Chiorian is very good in what he does
January 2017
Very caring and professional.
January 2017
Dr. Chiorean gives as much time as needed, as though you (the patient) are the only one who is taking his time that day. I have recommended - given his name - to several friends.