Dr. Sanford Chen, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 52

23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 309
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Dr. Chen:

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Dr. Chen's Experience

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Dr. Chen's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orange County Retina Med Grp
ORANGE COUNTY RETINA MEDICAL GROUP
23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 309
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Orange County Retina Med Grp
Orange County Retina Med Grp
1200 N Tustin Ave Ste 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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    Dr. Chen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Macugen® Injection
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Scleral Buckling
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
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    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Chen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    Media & Publications

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Yale University School Of Med
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    University Penn Scheie Eye Institute
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard University Mass Eye and Ear Infirm
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chen & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Korean
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian where Dr. Chen has admitting privileges:

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    • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chen

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Chen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Chen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    5 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Chen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Orange County Retina Med Grp
    ORANGE COUNTY RETINA MEDICAL GROUP
    23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 309
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653
    (949) 581-3618 (Office)
    (949) 768-5762 (Fax)
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    Orange County Retina Med Grp
    1200 N Tustin Ave Ste 140
    Santa Ana, CA 92705
    (714) 972-8432 (Office)
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    Orange County Retina Med Grp
    Newport Beach Office
    320 Superior Ave Ste 160
    Newport Beach, CA 92663
    (949) 646-3242 (Office)
    (949) 631-7052 (Fax)
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    At Your Appointment

    What to Ask Your Doctor About Dry Eyes

    A Closer Look at Cataracts

    In most cases, you most likely will not experience any symptoms until the cataract is advanced.
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