Dr. Gary Chen, MD

Dr. Gary Chen, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o
(54)

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Dr. Gary Chen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

Gary Y Chen MD

1513 S Grand Ave Ste 208

Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 94% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 87% of peers
Elbow Injuries
high
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Chen and his professional team realize that every patient has specific needs. Dr. Chen takes his time to evaluate the needs of every patient and provide the best quality care."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery

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

  • Anhui Medical University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • National Chung Shan University (Sun Yat Sen) Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Brown U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Anhui Medical University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Los Angeles Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • National Chung Shan University (Sun Yat Sen) Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Curtis Natl Hand Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Kleinert Inst Hand & Microvasc Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
2.4
based on 54 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (35)

Dr. Chen's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Los Angeles, CA |
0 Stars. Office staff does NOT answer their phones, Front desk does NOT have a voicemail, any voicemails for idv. departments have FULL inboxes and you CANNOT leave a message. Office staff did NOT fill out any forms they were from the doctor. Direct quote "You mean I gotta write his name on this...more
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Los Angeles, CA |
Worst medical experience in my thirty plus years of living at Dr. Chen's downtown LA office. I have a fracture wrist & severely displaced thumb fracture which Dr. Chen did not fix. I'm switching doctors and need my X-rays, but his receptionist never answers the phone or answers and hangs up...more
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in Los Angeles CA |
Went to see Dr Chen but nor his staff, or the person working on his behalf provided any information about why my mom was not able to see dr. Chen. The person whor checked my mom showed no medical credentials of any type and didn't sound confident in his consultation. Left feeling worried, concerned...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Today I arrived for a follow up appointment scheduled for 4pm to be told that the Xray tech DID NOT show up to work. The sole reason for my appointment was X-rays.... i questioned why the office would not call and reschedule the X-ray patients if they were aware that the tech was out. The...more
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in H. Ca. 90250 |
Excellent service i recomend.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chen accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Elect Choice
    Elect Choice EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
    Community Blue PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Advantage Platinum PPO
    Health Net PPO
    Medicare PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint
    WellPoint PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chen has admitting privileges

California Hospital Medical Center
1401 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Saint Francis Medical Center
3630 E Imperial Hwy
Lynwood, CA 90262
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Los Alamitos Medical Center
3751 Katella Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
1300 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Anaheim Global Medical Center
1025 S Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805
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