Dr. Morgan Chen, MD

Dr. Morgan Chen, MD

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Dr. Morgan Chen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

St. Charles Orthopedics

6 Technology Dr Ste 100

East Setauket, NY 11733
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% 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 "Dr. Morgan Chen is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of the spine. He utilizes the newest and most minimally invasive procedures to correct disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology. Dr. Chen is a recognized leader in the field of spine surgery and often serves as faculty on courses to teach the newest surgical techniques. He is consistently honored with the Patient's Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Award and is recognized as a Top 10 Doctor by Vitals. Dr. Chen graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Boston University. He received his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He was trained in orthopedic surgery in New York City at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Chen then completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he learned the latest and most innovative procedures in spine surgery. He is an active member of the North American Spine Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has authored several textbook chapters and articles in the field of spine surgery. Dr. Chen specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders including herniated disc of the cervical and lumbar spine., degenerative disc diseases, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, fractures and tumors. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery, microsurgery, and motion preserving procedures of the cervical and lumbar spine. Dr. Chen and the Spine Team at Saint Charles Hospital have recently been featured in the MD News magazine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Morgan Chen is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of the spine. He utilizes the newest and most minimally invasive procedures"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Fracture
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27  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Pittsburgh - Presbyterian Shadyside
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
45 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (10)

I have had back problems for over 38 years-severe pain and rt and lt sciatica. Had physical therapy many times, many meds and epidurals, and bed rest. I had lost much time from work-as I aged the pain got worse and affected my life terribly i terms of any activity. I became sedintary before my...more
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I put off surgery for years. Went through physical therapy, injections and chiropractic manipulations. I am so happy that I came to see Dr. Chen and got the surgery that needed to be done. The recovery was just as Dr. Chen outlined. No more back pain.
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I very highly recommend Dr. Chen. I am in the medical field and have met many Drs. Dr. Chen takes the time to get to know you. He explains all procedures to you. Dr. Chen shows compassion, which as a nurse I have seen fade from medicine in the last few years. Thank you for the wonderful care. I...more
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I went to see Dr. Chen today with my mom. She was in a mva in which she sustained a fracture to her L1 transverse process . I agree with all of the wonderful reviews others had written. From the moment he walked in the door I knew this was the doctor for my mom. His bedside manner was excellent...more
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I came to Dr. Chen on a referral from a friend. Upon meeting him and his staff I was very happy to have him perform a surgery on me two days after our initial consult. He was extremely easy to talk to and was very confident on how to correct my issue. I came to him with a herniated disc,...more
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