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Dr. David Chen, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Chen

Dr. David Chen, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1987 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.


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(312) 238-6080

Dr. Chen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
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Priority Health
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Cord Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Spinal Cord Injury more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spine Dislocation
Gait Abnormality
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Gait Abnormality more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Chen's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Chen, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1987 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

1991
Northwestern Med School
Residency Hospital
1988
Northwestern Med School
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1991
1988
1987

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chen

3.0

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Dr. Chen is a remarkable doctor. I am from Peoria. I had problems they couldn’t address, so I went to the Cleveland Clinic-the hospital that is supposed to be the great future. My appointment was changed to a different doctor, who dismissed me. A Second Look with Dr. Chen, saved my life. He looked...Read More
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