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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Insurance Accepted

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

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

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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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chen

3.0

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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Santa Cruz Mom – Aug 27, 2018
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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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Watsonville, CA – Nov 16, 2017
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