Dr. Peter Chen, MD

Dr. Peter Chen, MD

Cardiology •  Male

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Peter Chen, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Chen has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Multicare Auburn Medical Center and MultiCare Allenmore Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chen to book an appointment.


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Pulse Heart Institute Cardiology and Electrophysiology Services

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Dr. Chen did not explain how my medications worked. He was not proactive in treating my arrhythmia nor did he tell me what options existed. He spoke so softly that it was difficult to understand him. I finally decided to change to a different doctor.
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Doesn't speak very good English or communicate issues in clear sentences.
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Dr. Chen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Medicare Advantage
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Open Access Plus
Community First Health Plans
Medicare
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
Medicare
Part B Primary
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Medicaid
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Premera Blue Cross
Medicare Advantage HMO
Private HealthCare Systems
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Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

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Practice Areas

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 62% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Arrhythmias more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Atrial Flutter more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 64% of their peers

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Dr. Chen's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

I am dedicated to partnering with patients to help them achieve optimal cardiac health.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Multicare Auburn Medical Center

Auburn, WA

57% Patient experience rating, 12% lower than the national average

MultiCare Allenmore Hospital

Tacoma, WA

MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital

Puyallup, WA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

Tacoma, WA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

St. Clare Hospital

Lakewood, WA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

St. Joseph Medical Center

Tacoma, WA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average