Dr. Ryan C. Chen, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 38

2230 Towne Lake Pkwy Bldg 100
Woodstock, GA 30189
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Dr. Chen's Experience

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Dr. Chen's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Chen Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
677 Church St NE
Marietta, GA 30060

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WELLSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM, INC
Towne Lake Office
2230 Towne Lake Pkwy Bldg 100
Woodstock, GA 30189
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    Dr. Chen's Experience

    Dr. Chen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
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    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
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    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Meniscus Tear
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Ruptured Tendon
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Strains
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendonitis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Chen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Cum Laude, Emory University School of Medicine, 2003
    • Top Doc in Sports Medicine, Lifestyles Magazine, 2011
    • Class President, Emory University School of Medicine, 1999-2000
    • National Institutes of Health Research Internship, 1997
    • Echols Scholar, University of Virginia, 1995-1999
    • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Traveling Fellowship, 2007
    • Joseph B Whitehead Surgery Scholarship, 2002

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Emory University
    Graduated in 2003

    Internship Hospital

    Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 2008

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center
    Complete in 2009

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Virginia
    Graduated in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Chen's Hospital Quality

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    16 responses

    Dr. Chen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    16 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    16 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Chen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    16 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    16 responses

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    WELLSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM, INC
    Towne Lake Office
    2230 Towne Lake Pkwy Bldg 100
    Woodstock, GA 30189
    (770) 592-4424 (Office)
    (770) 592-4895 (Fax)
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