Dr. Leon Chen, MD

Dr. Leon Chen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Leon Chen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana in 2009 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1200 Waters Pl Ste 110

Bronx, NY 10461

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Leon Chen graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and received his Doctor of Medicine from the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He then served as a General Surgery Intern at Beth Israel Medical Center and completed his residency of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in New York.  He will be seeking privileges at nearby Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Chen does not have any board certifications listed.

34  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Beth Isreal Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye And Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Chen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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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 (5)

Dr. Chen could not have been more condescending or dismissive of my concerns. I went because I have been having constant throat infections (like 8 this year). He told me it was not infected and that what he saw was just tonsil stones, although It was streaked with white. He actually laughed at...more
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I've been seeing Dr Chen for my ENT issues for the last several years and have never had a problem with him. He is plain spoken and knowledgable about whatever ENT issues I have had. I also did not have to wait a long time for him once I was in his office.
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Maybe he was having a bad day, but he was extremely rude and dismissive. When inserting that tube + camera up my nose caused uncontrollable sneezing, he was mad at me!! Only later (and after developing a sinus infection after Dr Chen told me to 'tough it out') I went to another ENT who sprayed some...more
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Dr. Chen was distracted and inattentive. He also wrote me the wrong prescription (!!), so I had to go back to the pharmacy I'd just been to and pick up something else.
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I don't know what some people are talking about this doctor is very unprofessional he did not introduce himself when he entered the room he did not explain anything he was doing and then he prescribes me medication I am allergic to and as far as the front staff they are very unprofessional they are...more
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