Dr. Margaret Chen, MD

Dr. Margaret Chen, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
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Dr. Margaret Chen, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave # 1011

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Cancer
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Margaret Chen, MD, FACS, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Clinical Breast Cancer Program. Dr. Chen is a highly experienced breast surgeon whose primary interest is in minimally invasive breast surgery. Dr. Chen also has a special interest in the genetics of breast cancer in Asian women. She is nationally known for her outreach and education about this topic through a radio series, and her work with the Association of Chinese American Physicians, the Chinese American Medical Society, and American Cancer Society Asian Initiatives."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
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Procedures

  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive 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.

Education

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Chen is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Chen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in NY, NY |
It was very difficult reaching to receptionist to just make an appointment to see the Dr., the staff aren't professional being that this is for cancer patients. The average wait for the Dr. is about 2 hours, when the doctor see you, she only spends 5-10 minutes to go over the reports, there isn't...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chen accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chen has admitting privileges

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
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