Dr. Clara Chan, MD

Dr. Clara Chan, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Clara Chan, MD is a hematology specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1976 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

9801 Georgia Ave Ste 337

Silver Spring, MD 20902

Contact Information

(301) 681-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anemia
normal
more than 60% of peers
Blood Disorders
normal
more than 60% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 37% of peers

Dr. Chan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

15  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Miami Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Miami Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • City Hope National Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chan's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chan to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I am really disappointed with the lack of professionalism displayed by Dr. Chan when she discovered I wanted my health records to seek a second opinion. I have every right to see as many doctors as I'd like to in order to get the best possible treatment. She was clearly offended and defensive at my...more
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Knowledgeable and experienced, best diagnostician in the area, keeps up with the most updated treatment and able to explain clearly to me why she chooses certain treatment for me based on latest published data. Glad she is my hematologist.
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Great doctor, knowledgeable and thorough on her history taking and work up. Do not get offended when I showed her literature search I got online to discuss my case with her. Instead she would look through what I gave her and explained to me what is correct and what is wrong of my online information...more
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I saw another hematologist in the area for 3 years and no diagnosis was given for my low blood counts problem. From a friend's recommendation I went to Dr Chan and she did a couple more test and found out what is my problem, a rare blood disorder with a new treatment and I am now no longer require...more
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Have been Dr Chan's patient for years, she spends lots of time with her patients and is very knowledgeable to provide best up to date treatment by tailoring treatment for each patient to achieve the longest survival and best quality of life. When I come to her with any medical problem even...more
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