Dr. Philip Chen, MD

Dr. Philip Chen, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Dr. Philip Chen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from George Washington University in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

28078 Baxter Rd Ste 530

Murrieta, CA 92563

Contact Information

(951) 566-5229

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Philip Chen is a highly trained gastroenterologist who graduated with Distinction (top 15% of his class) from The George Washington School of Medicine. He excelled and completed his internal medicine training at UC Davis and his GI fellowship at UC Irvine. During both training programs he achieved the top in service exam scores among his peers and consistently scored in the top 90th% tile nationwide. Prior to joining United GI, he worked for 7 years at a highly integrated multi specialty group in Riverside providing cost effective care. While practicing there, he served on the clinical faculty for the UC Riverside Internal Medicine Residency program and introduced multiple newer advanced endoscopic techniques to that community including endoscopic mucosal resection of flat, large and giant polyps, single operator cholnagioscopy with electrohydraulic lithotripsy and advanced techniques for bile duct access. He performed one of the first fecal transplants in Riverside County. He recently was elected in 2015 to become an esteemed Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG) after demonstrating significant achievement and superior competence within the of the field of gastroenterology. He has published in multiple highly regarded peer reviewed journals."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Chen's main passion in practicing medicine remains his commitment to providing high quality, uncompromising, compassionate care.  By focussing and understanding his patient's needs, he is dedicated to communicating well with his patients and his referring physicians.  He strives to serve his patients well by being conscientious, hard working and thorough.  He continues to enhance his knowledge with the most recent advances in gastroenterology."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

64  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • George Washington University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of California At Davis / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

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 of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
17 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 1

Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

After dealing with countless doctors that brushed off my symptoms, I was was referred to Dr. Chen. I felt like he was the first doctor to actually take my symptoms seriously. He is extremely knowledgeable, up front, and thoroughly answers questions. What I love about Dr. Chen is that he really...more
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Great experience. Friendly, mannerly, great bed-side manners. Knowledgeable. Give great instructions. Caring.
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Great first appointment, Dr. Chen was very informative, his mannerism are very patient friendly and warm. I am very glad he is my Doctor.
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I found Dr. Chen to be very professional, friendly and competent. He explained what he was going to do, why he was recommending it and what I could expect to and what I had to do to prepare.. After the procedure was over, he gave a short version of the findings (I was a little grogy from the...more
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Dr. Chen and his staff are top notch! He is taking very good care of me, and I can tell he really cares about his patients.
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