Dr. Willie Chen, MD

Dr. Willie Chen, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Willie Chen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Norcross, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tokai University, School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5825 Buford Hwy Ste 100

Norcross, GA 30071

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 87% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Chen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Meibomitis
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Tokai University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 25 Most influential Asian Americans in Georgia by Asian Times, 07/14/2011
  • 2008 Best Poster Award by American Academy of Ophthalmogly, 2008
Media & Publications
  • The pocket guide to ophthalmology review. Slack. Inc., 5/2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

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 (5)

I was very pleased when I visited Dr. Chen’s office and was given generous amounts of attention from the doctor. Overall the office was clean, and the staff was pleasant and helpful.
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poor front desk courtesy...not up to par. The rest was fine, but who wants to be bothered with unfriendly. ...Cast a dull pallor on the whole office. This is not a morgue and we are just looking for glasses people!
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Dr. Chen and entire staff very nice, friendly and professional. Dr. Chen will take as much as time you need during the visit. He listens concerns and will explains every thing in plain simple English which any layman can understands. He is very friendly good surgeon. Did an excellent job on...more
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Dr. Chen and his staff was very nice and professional. The office staff speaks many different languages not just English and Spanish but also Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese. Very impressive! I noticed the staff tend to take the time to help non-English speaking and elderly patients. That is...more
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I am very please with the visit. The office is very clean. Staffs are very friendly and professional. They explain very detail how much is my responsibility vs. insurance for my procedure.
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