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Specializes in Orthopedic Neck Surgery • Male

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Dr. Chen's Experience

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Dr. Chen's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
4867 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center
9333 Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices Bldg
Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices Bldg
4900 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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    Dr. Chen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Neck Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
    1
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    2
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Broken Nose
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hyperacusis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spondylitis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
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    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    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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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wayne State University
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

    Residency Hospital

    Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Toronto
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chen & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    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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    • Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center

    • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chen

     

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    Dr. Chen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Chen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends*
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    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
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    18 – 24
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Chen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices Bldg
    4900 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
    (323) 783-4011 (Office)
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    Dr. Chen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Chen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.