Dr. Peggy Chen, MD

Dr. Peggy Chen, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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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

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Fibromyalgia more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Autoimmune Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Chen's conditions and procedures:

Acupuncture
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
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Spine Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 1996
    Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1996

Awards

Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chen

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Based on 9 reviews

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Dr. Chen is a funny combination. I've been to her many times over the years. I would say, don't go to her for empathy or good bedside manner. She can be abrupt and not warm. Having said that, she seems technically very good to me. She always spends time diagnosing thoroughly. She came up with a...Read More
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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...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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