Dr. Howard Chen, MD

Dr. Howard Chen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Howard Chen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Goodyear, AZ. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.

13657 W McDowell Rd Ste 209

Goodyear, AZ 85395

Contact Information

(623) 533-4666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 83% of peers
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

32  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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2  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Pa Hospital Uphs
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
36 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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  • 1

Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Dr. Chen is very thorough & kind. It’s rare to find great doctors these days. Thank you Dr. Chen.
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First visit long wait. He is very socially awkward and somewhat controlling. His receptionist was no longer there when I went for the next appt. He was handling check ins and patients himself. During the wait 2 police officers came in and talked to him in the back for 15 min.- no idea why. My...more
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Have been going to dr. Chen for 3 years. He is great and very concerned about your eyes. He is very formal at first until he gets to know you. When you ask him any questions he takes the time to answer all of them. I would recommend Dr. Chen to all my family and all my friends.
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Dr Chen was recommended to my husband for treatment of cataracts and we found him to be professional, knowledgeable, courteous, caring and compasionate.. Would highly recommend.
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George Burke was into see Dr. Howard Chen M.D. for a check up. Mr. Chen a recommended George to surgery on both of his eyes. George went back for his checkup with Dr. Howard Chen. Dr. Chen was very nice and told George exactly what he was doing for the check up Dr. Chen was very pleased with...more
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