Dr. Eaton Chen, MD

Dr. Eaton Chen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Eaton Chen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Kaohsiung Medical College in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1 Long Wharf Dr Ste 302

New Haven, CT 06511

Contact Information

(203) 777-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Kaohsiung Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Miriam Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

If there was less than one star... Absolutely horrible experience. Imcompetent staff. Antiquated system. Dr. Chen has horrible communication. Worst doctors experience of my life. I spent 10 months and 10's of thousands of dollars for absolutely no improvement. Dr Chan's response? He wouldn't mind...more
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I am very pleased with Doctor, Chen. He always friendly and explains his process. I highly recommend him without reservation.
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This practice is awful. The administrative and support staff all look like they just rolled out of bed, are hung over, and would rather be anywhere else in the world but there. Rude, monotone, no personalities- they are like zombie robots. I saw Dr. Chen who was somewhat less than helpful. It...more
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Dr. is well-versed in his field; HOWEVER, he does not have nurses, so when you have a question or a problem, you cannot get help. Additionally, the office staff both in Milford and New Haven are TERRIBLE: they cut you off when you speak on the phone; they are curt and rude with you at the...more
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Waited an hour in office packed full of sick people. Dr. Chen was the only doctor in so all of these people were there for him. Not one staff member apologized for him being so behind or anything. Once I was in his office he began to examine me without gloves he used his thumb on both nostrils and...more
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