Dr. Victor Chen, MD

Dr. Victor Chen, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(18)
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Dr. Victor Chen, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Reno, NV. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

10619 Professional Cir

Reno, NV 89521

Contact Information

(775) 852-4848

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Chen feels that listening and empathy are important aspects of medicine. He enjoys helping patients with digestive disorders and liver diseases."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Thrush
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.

Education

  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Al
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Al
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Al
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American College of Gastroenterology Blue Ribbon Poster Award, 2002, 2004
  • American College of Gastroenterology Lawlor Resident Research Award, 2002
  • C.Glenn Cobbs Excellence in Internal Medicine Award, 2000
  • American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award, 2002-2005
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Sivak Endoscopic Research Award, 2006
  • Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship, 1993-1995
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Housestaff Research Award, 2002
  • Eagle Scout and Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America, 1993
  • ACP-ASIM National Associates Research Paper Award, 2002
  • Digestive Disease Week Poster of Distinction, 2005
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
3.9
based on 18 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Chen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Reno, NV |
Condescending, rude and inconsiderate. Everything you don’t want in a doctor!
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Terrible experience with him. He explained to me how important it was for me to receive a MRI to help diagnose my problem. However one week prior to my procedure, his office called to tell me it was canceled because the insurance approved but DR. Chen refused to do a peer to peer with them. He then...more
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Reno, NV |
Dr. Chen seems to believe that the human body is a static biological entity and likes to base his prognoses for serious ailments off of a single datum point from a blood test. For a serious prognosis, he sent a letter basically scaring me to believe I had a serious problem with my liver, when in...more
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Dr. Chen accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chen has admitting privileges

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
235 W 6th St
Reno, NV 89503
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Renown South Meadows Medical Center
10101 Double R Blvd
Reno, NV 89521
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Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St
Reno, NV 89502
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