Dr. John Chen, MD

Dr. John Chen, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. John Chen, MD is a neurology specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1993 and specializes in neurology, electrodiagnostic medicine, and more.Read his story

2617 E Chapman Ave Ste 307

Orange, CA 92869

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Chen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "eNOC's founding member is John W. Chen, M.D. He is a board certified Adult Neurologist who has been a stalwart in the Orange County community since 1998. He completed the accelerated INTEFLEX Medical School program at the University of Michigan in 1993. He completed his Neurology residency and Neuromuscular/ Electrophysiology Fellowship at UCLA-Westwood in 1998. Since completion of training, he began his private Neurology practice in Tustin. He continues to be dedicated to his community, and has been honored with numerous awards, including Physician of the Year at Western Medical Center, Santa Ana. He is currently the Vice Chair of Internal Medicine at that facility as well as shares acute STROKE and Orange County EMS NSE (Neurosurgical Emergency) call coverage. Dr. Chen is a graduate of The University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency and subspeciality training at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. His medical interests include neuromuscular and neuropathic disorders with electrodiagnostic testing, epilepsy with VNS programing, Parkinson's Disease including DBS programming, headache with chemodenervation (BOTOX), blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, and spasticity with chemodenervation (BOTOX). His personal interests include running, mountain biking and spending time with his wife and two children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "I personally believe in providing the most compassionate care possible."

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

70  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

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.


  • University Of Michigan Inteflex
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Oakland University William Beaumont School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCLA Medical Center-Westwood, Ronald Reagan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • UCLA Electromyography and Neuromuscular Diseases
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

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

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
47 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

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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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I would never recommend Dr. Chen to any of my family and friends he is not a very friendly doctor did not even discuss my MRI report with me which later I found some issues from another doctor once I questioned him about the MRI he turned on me and dismissed me That's not a real doctor I have...more
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I've been experiencing chronic daily headaches for the past 8 years. After an MRI showed nothing and a few prescription options didn't work, he gave up on me. He told me that nothing was wrong and to be thankful that I'm not autistic like his son. I stopped looking for treatment for a few years...more
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Dr. Chen is an amazing doctor. Attentive, helpful, and incredibly caring. His office staff is literally the worst. They're reasonably nice in person, but the way they handle themselves with scheduling, billing, filing paperwork, anything reflects an impressive level of incompetence. Dr. Chen is...more
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I owe my life to Dr. Chen. I can't thank him enough for staying the course and supporting my family in assisting them in making the most difficult decisions that resulted in my new lease on life. This all occurred in the E-R at Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana. Appreciatively...more
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Went for a scheduled appointment I received great service and courteous assistance.Dr Chen has great staff very knowledgeable when it came to my medical information.Very highly recommended.Thank You
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