Dr. Ya-Kuan Chen, MD

NephrologyFemaleAge 51

Dr. Chen
Accepting new patients

East Bay Pulmonary Lab Med Grp

3300 Webster St Ste 304 Oakland, CA 94609

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(510) 451-0996

Dr. Ya-Kuan Chen, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Oakland, CA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Yeshiva U, College of Medicine medical school in 1995. She is affiliated with medical facilities Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Eden Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chen to book an appointment.

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Dr. Chen is affiliated with Eden Medical Center Castro Valley, a highly rated hospital.

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Parathyroid (Gland) Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Neonatal, Severe Primary
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism, Familial, Isolated
  • Hypoparathyroidism, X-Linked
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chen treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Chen treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Chen's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Chen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
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Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ya-Kuan Chen, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Oakland, CA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Yeshiva U,...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

University of California-San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Baylor College of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1996
Baylor College of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1995
Yeshiva U, College of Medicine
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

Awards

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What are Dr. Ya-Kuan Chen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Chen frequently treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, Parathyroid (Gland) Disease, and Mineral Metabolism Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Chen treats.

Where is Dr. Ya-Kuan Chen, MD's office located?

Dr. Chen's office is located at 3300 Webster St Ste 304, Oakland, CA 94609. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ya-Kuan Chen, MD speak?

Dr. Chen speaks Chinese, Mandarin, Chinese, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

East Bay Pulmonary Lab Med Grp3300 Webster St Ste 304 Oakland, CA 94609
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Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation388 9th St Ste 218 Oakland, CA 94607
2

Fresenius Medical Peralta

Rai Care Centers of Northern California II LLC2757 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA 94612
3

Revels Cayton Inc

Chabot Nephrology Medical Group Inc3300 Webster St Ste 804 Oakland, CA 94609
4

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Chen is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Oakland, CA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Eden Medical Center

Castro Valley, CA

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)