Dr. Peggy Chen, MD

Dr. Peggy Chen, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Peggy Chen, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1018 Water St

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Bursitis
high
more than 87% of peers
Fibromyalgia
high
more than 87% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
normal
more than 71% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

5  Procedures

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

  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Chen ‘saved’ me from bilateral sciatic pain in 2014. I kept telling the neurologist the meds were not helping. Finally I sought other help and Dr. Chen’s program of acupuncture alternated with massage, broke the pain cycle. Her PT gave me stretching exercises I still do. I am seeing her for...more
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