Dr. Nancy Chen, MD

Dr. Nancy Chen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nancy Chen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kapolei, HI. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Kapolei Eye Care & Pua Manu Medspa

511 Manawai St Apt 401

Kapolei, HI 96707
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 84% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 85% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
more than 37% of peers

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Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Nancy Chen is an Ophthalmologist serving for more than 15 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "After graduating from medical school, Dr. Nancy Chen pursued a research fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California. She then completed a one-year internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. After the internship, Dr. Chen continued her research fellowship at the Center for Sight at Georgetown School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Her post-graduate training continued with a three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.Dr. Chen has multiple publications in the Ophthalmic Society and has received several awards, including Resident of the Year from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2000) and the Gordon Award from the Alamo City Ophthalmology Clinical Conference (1999). She has also been active in community service in Hawaii since she started to practice here. The activity she considers most honorable is the Senior Program that helps elderly citizens who dont have insurance.Dr. Chen is fluent in English, Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish, speaks some Japanese, and is learning Illocano.She is currently an Adjunct Faculty of the A.T. Still University in Arizona, she is helping train new Physicians."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

7  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Acne Treatment
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Tx Med School San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 1

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 (4)

The Kapolei Eye Care staff are really friendly and informative. I was greeted by the front desk and checked in. There are seats in and outside of the office. Lori, the tech, took me to the back to do a few tests and then soon after put me into the room. Dr. Chen was able to answer all of my...more
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Dr. Chen is so great. I'm so glad to have her as my doctor.
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Please do not take your kids to Dr. Chen! She is unethical in her practice. She refused to put a stronger lens in my daughter’s glasses after I saw 2 other doctors including a pediatric specialist. They normally change lenses for customers for free but instead she held our glasses for a week and...more
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My daughter was referred to Chen by her pediatrician.We saw Dr. Chen over a period of 9 months. Each time we went she would back track on her medical advice for my child's eyes. 1st appt no need to patch 2nd appointment why aren't you patching? 3rd patching not working, must have contacts 4th time...more
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