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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 51

10861 Cherry St Ste 302
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
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Dr. Chen:

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Dr. Chen's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Los Alamitos Medical Center
3751 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Miller Children's Hospital
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chen

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Los Alamitos Gastroenterology A
Los Alamitos Gastroenterology A
10861 Cherry St Ste 302
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
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    Dr. Chen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Liver Biopsy
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Copper Metabolism Disorders
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Food Poisoning
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
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    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Liver Diseases and Disorders (incl. Hepatitis and Cirrhosis)
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Chen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Lac/Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Lac/Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    UCLA Medical Center
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Tennessee
    Graduated in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chen & Staff

    • English
    • Mandarin
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Chen has admitting privileges:

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    • Los Alamitos Medical Center

    • Miller Children's Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends

    16 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Chen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Chen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Optima Health
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wisconsin Physicians Service
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    Office Locations

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    Los Alamitos Gastroenterology A
    10861 Cherry St Ste 302
    Los Alamitos, CA 90720
    (562) 493-1011 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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