Dr. Edwin Chen, MD

Dr. Edwin Chen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edwin Chen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.

12395 El Camino Real Ste 300

San Diego, CA 92130

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Blepharitis
high
more than 86% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
high
more than 85% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
41

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
4.0
based on 12 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Chen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Oceanside |
Dr Chen was very thorough and patient with me. He performed a very thorough examination, discussed my options and what future symptoms I should be aware of. I will see him again in six months.
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in Oceanside, CA |
I am a recipient of two corneal tissue transplants, referred to Dr Chen about 18 months ago for an eye infection caused by my hard contact lens. He and his awesome professional staff worked tirelessly to successfully treat and save tissue transplant . I would recommend Dr Chen and his staff to...more
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San Diego, CA |
I have been Dr. Chen's patient for more than four years. He is very professional and takes time to explain everything thoroughly. He is clearly highly knowledgeable and keeps up with current developments in his field. I am very confident in his skills as an ophthalmologist. Both he and his...more
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in San Diego |
Best ophthalmologist I've ever been to, and there were several from my age 12 to now 67. Incredibly efficient office - staff, procedures, etc. - I've *never* had to wait past my appointment time. Dr. Chen is incredibly well-informed about his specialty, latest medical info/news, best approaches to...more
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San Diego, CA |
Dr. Chen is a consummate professional. He is incredibly detailed, and absolutely takes all the time necessary to do a thorough history and physical examination of your eye, and any recent concerns, whether they seem to be eye related or not, as some times things that don't appear to be related...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chen accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chen has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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