Dr. Robert Chen, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 52

Dr. Robert Chen, MD is a Dermatologist in Lawrenceburg, TN and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chen has more experience with Skin Cancer & Excision 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.

Dr. Chen

Acacia Dermatology

2131 N Locust Ave Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Accepting new patients

Healthgrades Provider Compare™

Quickly compare more Dermatologists in your area

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Frequently Treated by Dr. Chen

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Chen treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Chen treats other conditions, please contact the office at (931) 762-6545.

Skin Cancer & Excision

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Skin Cancer & Excision specialists.

Dr. Chen is experienced in the area of Skin Cancer & Excision. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Chen
Similar Providers
Actinic Keratosis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Skin Cancer
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Chen's experience treating your condition or procedure

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
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Botox® Injection
  • Burn Injuries
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • 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
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • 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
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Steroid Injection
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wound Repair

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Chen accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(931) 762-6545

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
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
POMCO Group
Tricare

Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chen

4.8

Based on 60 ratings

5 Stars
95%
(57)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
5%
(3)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Chen?
(Select your rating)
What went well
  • Staff friendliness (55)
  • Appointment scheduling (54)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (54)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
Excellent care. He fixed a skin problem I have had for years in just several visits.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Josh – May 26, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
Dr. Chen is very cordial and passionate about dermatology. The practice is beautiful and clean and the staff is really friendly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
Helpful
Matt Wood – Feb 03, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
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!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
11 people found this helpful
Helpful
Chris Oswald – Dec 31, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
Dr. Chen was amazing... super friendly, informative. Also very kind
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
12 people found this helpful
Helpful
Anna – Dec 30, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
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.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
19 people found this helpful
Helpful
Steven – Sep 16, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
Quick and no nonsense visit. Great office and amazing providers.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
14 people found this helpful
Helpful
Joseph Paso – Sep 13, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
Excellent care
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
18 people found this helpful
Helpful
Courtney – Sep 08, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
I like this doctor. He listens and has great bedside manners. Will recommend!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
18 people found this helpful
Helpful
Emily – Sep 02, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
Dr. Chen was very professional and I would highly recommend his services.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
30 people found this helpful
Helpful
Aug 26, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?
Reply
I was treated very nicely by all the staff. I would recommend Dr. Chen to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
24 people found this helpful
Helpful
John – Aug 24, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Robert Chen, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Chen?

About Me

Care Philosophy

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....Read more

Biography

Dr. Robert Chen is the Medical Director of Acacia Dermatology in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee and Skin/Envy MD in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Board Certified...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology
Less...

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
,

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Robert Chen, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Robert Chen, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Chen's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Robert Chen, MD accept my insurance?

Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Chen accepts your insurance.

What are Dr. Robert Chen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Chen frequently treats Skin Cancer & Excision. See all practice areas where Dr. Chen specializes.

Where is Dr. Robert Chen, MD's office located?

Dr. Chen's office is located at 2131 N Locust Ave, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Robert Chen, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Chen has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Robert Chen, MD?

Find contact information here to make an appointment.

Locations

Acacia Dermatology

Fast Pace Medical Clinic2131 N Locust Ave Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
1
Lawrenceburg Surgical Care Pllc1321 S Locust Ave Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
2

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Chen is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Saint Thomas West Hospital

Nashville, TN

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)