Dr. Robert Chen, MD

Dermatology •  Male • Age 51
  
Dr. Chen
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Acacia Dermatology

2131 N Locust Ave Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

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(931) 762-6545

Dr. Robert Chen, MD is a Dermatologist in Lawrenceburg, TN and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chen has more experience with Dermatologic Oncology, Mohs Surgery, and Dermatologic Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with Saint Thomas West Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chen to book an appointment.


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Dr. Chen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Cigna-HealthSpring
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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POMCO Group
Tricare

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Practice Areas

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Squamous Cell Carcinoma more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Skin Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Skin Cancer more than 93% of their peers

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

Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Actinic Keratosis more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 85% of their peers

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

Mohs Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Mohs Surgery more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 50% of their peers

Dermatologic Care

Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.Compare with other Dermatologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Itchy Skin
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Itchy Skin more than 100% of their peers

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

Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Dermatitis more than 94% of their peers

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

Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Actinic Keratosis more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Dermatology specialists.

Typically treats 60% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 85% of their peers

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

Excision of Skin Lesion
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen performs Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Chen performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

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Dr. Chen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Removal
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Steroid Injection
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

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4.9

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Excellent care. He fixed a skin problem I have had for years in just several visits.
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Josh – May 26, 2020
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Dr. Chen is very cordial and passionate about dermatology. The practice is beautiful and clean and the staff is really friendly.
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Matt Wood – Feb 03, 2020
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I had Mohs surgery done by Dr. Chen. He is very professional and friendly. He went out of his way to make sure I understood what was going on. I am very satisfied with him and his amazing staff - 5 Stars!
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Chris Oswald – Dec 31, 2019
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Dr. Chen was amazing... super friendly, informative. Also very kind
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Anna – Dec 30, 2019
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So many great things to say. I had a skin condition that literally no one can figure out. Dr. Chen immediately told me what it is and put me on a plan to clear my condition. As of today I am clear and I am absolutely impressed with his knowledge and skills.
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Steven – Sep 16, 2019
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Quick and no nonsense visit. Great office and amazing providers.
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Excellent care
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Courtney – Sep 08, 2019
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I like this doctor. He listens and has great bedside manners. Will recommend!
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Emily – Sep 02, 2019
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Dr. Chen was very professional and I would highly recommend his services.
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I was treated very nicely by all the staff. I would recommend Dr. Chen to anyone.
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About Me

Dr. Robert Chen, MD, PhD, practices in Lawrenceburg, TN and Nashville, TN. Dr. Chen specializes in all aspects of skin care and diseases of the skin. Dr. Chen is Double Board Certified in Dermatology & Dermatopathology and he has trained in the t...

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology

Education

2009
Ucsd Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2008
University of Chicago Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2004
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2003
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
University Of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Acacia Dermatology

Acacia Dermatology2131 N Locust Ave Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Skin/Envy MD

Skin/Envy MD3708 Nolensville Pike Ste D Nashville, TN 37211
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    • Mon: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 10:00am - 6:30pm
    • Thu: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 10:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: 10:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

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Saint Thomas West Hospital

Nashville, TN

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)