Dr. Mike Chen, MD

Dr. Mike Chen, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(25)
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Dr. Mike Chen, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Duarte, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

1500 Duarte Rd

Duarte, CA 91010

Contact Information

(626) 359-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Virginia / Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Ms Biomedical Engineering, (Johns Hopkins University), PHD Neurobiology (Virginia Commonwealth University)
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
5.0
based on 25 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 4
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Dr. Chen's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in la Verne, CA |
I would put my trust in Dr. Chen at City of Hope! 5 years ago my husband & I met him. I was feeling apprehensive about surgery. Dr. Chen was personable, yet confident that everything was going to be OK. He was willing to take my case when others weren’t. He is easy to talk to, and to contact. He...more
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Woodland Hills, CA |
After many years and appointments with 5 different neurosurgeons, we had the good fortune of meeting Dr. Mike Chen. He was the first doctor that instilled such a sense of confidence in us, that we agreed to go through with my husband's spine tumor removal surgery. Now that the successful surgery...more
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in Lake Havasu, Az |
He is the most caring doctor I have ever encountered. His skill and dedication to his patients are above all. Dr. Chen can walk on water as far as I am concerned. I will always have a very deep respect and thankfulness for him.
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Los Angeles, CA |
I'm writing for my friend who had a melanoma metastasis removed from his spine by Dr. Mike Chen. The five-hour surgery, including vertebral fusion, went without incident; the surgical site healed quickly and perfectly. My friend still has cancer and is getting radiation and immune therapy, but Dr....more
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West Covina, CA |
Dr. Michael Chen is a phenomenal neurosurgeon. We were in a grave situation with gas in my husbands brain following a craniotomy that was performed weeks prior. Dr. Chen attempted to release it but the procedure wasn't effective. Dr. Chen discussed the need for a craniotomy and we agreed. The...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chen accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Arcadia, CA 91007
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