Dr. Norman Chien, MD

Dr. Norman Chien, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Norman Chien, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

2100 E Colorado Blvd Ste 1

Pasadena, CA 91107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Chien'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chien "Huntington Geriatric & Family Medical Group is a health care organization dedicated to providing high-quality, timely and creative health care for all our patients. Our success depends upon all personnel committing to the groups desire to place the patient?s needs first."

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

157  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St Marys Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Marys Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chien's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chien to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Chien'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 (3)

Dr. Chien is thorough, kind and generous with his time and attention. His diagnosis and treatment is researched, deliberate, accurate and effective. HOWEVER, having him regularly treat you in person requires an additional subscription price NOT covered by medical insurance. Otherwise, you are seen...more
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I was disappointed when after two years of seeing Dr Chien, he said that he suspected that I had mini strokes. He had never mentioned this before and when I inquired, he said " we all have to go somehow". The office moved from a professional building to a blue multi-family-type complex with a...more
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Dr Chien is very competent and aggressive in his treatment approach (testing, trying out the latest medication. He is communicative and explains things well. However, Dr Chien does not work with doctors he has hired in his practice. If he is covering for other doctors, he insists the patient...more
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