Dr. William Chen, MD

Dr. William Chen, MD

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61 y/o
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Dr. William Chen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

Mercy Medical Group

6555 Coyle Ave Ste 341

Carmichael, CA 95608
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Chen received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York, New York and completed his Internship, Residency, and Fellowship at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Chen has been in practice since 1986 and, as a founding member, has been with Capitol G.I. since its inception in 1997. Dr. Chen sees patients in both our Carmichael and Roseville offices."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "I believe strongly that one's life work should make a contribution to society.  I love science and greatly enjoy working with and interacting with people.  The practice of medicine is a wonderful combination of these factors."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Chen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Chen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Chen is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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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
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Citrus Heights, CA
Dr. Chen gives you about 3 minutes of his time when you have a Dr. Visit.
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in Antelope, CA
We did have a complication with my case and Dr. Chen stayed on top of my case, personally, until resolved.
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in Rancho Cordova, CA
Dr. Chen is very thorough and takes the time to explain things. He's very warm and friendly.
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