Dr. Carl Chen, MD

Dr. Carl Chen, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 73 years old

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Dr. Chen's Care Philosophy

Dr. Chen always puts his patients' best interests first. He believes a physician should have high ethical standards, up-to-date skills and knowledge, and provide services in the most cost-efficient ways.

Dr. Chen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Kaohsiung Medical College
  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Union Memorial Hospital Mercy General Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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