Dr. James Chen, MD

Hospital Medicine ·  Male

Dr. Chen

Scripps Mercy Clinic

4020 5th Ave Fl 3 San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. James Chen, MD is a hospital medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 2002 and specializes in hospital medicine and internal medicine.


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Dr. Chen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioedema
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autism
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervicitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cold Sore
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Deafness
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hammer Toe
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immunization
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intertrigo
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lice
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lupus
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sperm Abnormalities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Yeast Infections

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Biography

Dr. James Chen, MD is a hospital medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 2002 and specializes in hospital medicine and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2002
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
2002

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

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67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)