Dr. John W. Chen, MD

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Dr. John W. Chen, MD

Neurology | Male

Elite Neurology of Orange County 13420 Newport Ave Ste E, Tustin, CA 92780 Get Directions
(714) 202-0218

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Dr. Chen accepts 7 insurance carriers

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

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2.9 based on 43 responses
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Experience with Dr. Chen
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chen's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (39)
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in Irvine, CA |
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 yours, Gary Shapiro
in Santa. Ana |
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
in Orange, CA |
The office staff is incompetent and rude. Dr.Chen has changed his accepted insurance. I spoke to his office the morning of my appointment to verify insurance. They said all was fine. When I got there I was told that they no longer accepted my insurance and I would have to pay the full amount. Dr. Chen says he will be right back and never returns to the exam room - this has happened 2 times. I leave feeling that my questions have not been addressed
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Botox® Injection
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neurological Testing
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Stroke Prevention

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 School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Oakland University William Beaumont School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center-Westwood, Ronald Reagan

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UCLA Electromyography and Neuromuscular Diseases

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Michigan Inteflex

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Chen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Chen's Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Chen

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chen's Care Philosophy

I personally believe in providing the most compassionate care possible.