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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Franklin Chen is Good. Dr. Chen has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Franklin Chen, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Chen graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 2 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Edison, NJ
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Chen has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • John F Kennedy Medical Center 
  • Jfk Hospital, Edison 
  • Jfk Hospital 


  • Russian
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Franklin Chen MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Franklin Chen practice?
Dr. Franklin Chen has 1 office location.
Dr. Franklin Chen practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Edison, NJ.
See Edison Surgeons and Edison Orthopedic Surgeons.