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Dr. Thomas Chin-Lien Chen MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
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Dr. Thomas Chen has 3 office locations.
East LA
USC Care Medical Group Inc.
1520 San Pablo St
Ste 3800
Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Chen is Good. Dr. Chen has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Laminectomy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Chen graduated from University of California at San Francisco. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
America's Top Oncologists (Neuro-oncology), 2007
2011 list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2008
Associate Editor: Spine Journal, Journal of Neuro-Oncology
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Chinatown
Orthopedic Surgery

Affiliations

Dr. Chen has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center 
  • Huntington Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Chen accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 4 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 77 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • CaIOPTIMA - 2 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Taiwanese


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Where does Dr. Thomas C. Chen practice?
Dr. Thomas Chen practices Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Los Angeles, CA.
See Los Angeles Surgeons and Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeons.