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About Dr. Brian T Chin

Dr. Brian T Chin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Walnut Creek, CA. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Chin is affiliated with Sutter Delta Medical Center and San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Dr. Chin has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian T Chin is Excellent. Dr. Brian T Chin has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brian T Chin is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Bass Medical Group

2637 Shadelands Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Specialties

Dr. Brian T Chin has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

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Awesome guy, office staff needs a lot of work

I am really impressed with Dr. Chin. He seems bright, enthusiastic, and well-educated. Some of his staff, however, are lacking in basic social etiquette and manners. One girl left me a message and when I called back, it took her a really long time for her to figure out who I was. Jeez. Way to make a patient feel like a number, plus, don't you write that stuff down?

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I had surgery and was advised to Marie a follow up appointment which was made . Twice now my appointment has been canceled. First time message was left on my phone after I had left for the appointment. Second time there was no message. Both times I showed up at the office to find my appointment changed. I see no need in returning to visit this doctor.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2012, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Chin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 2000

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brian T Chin accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Bass Medical Group, 2637 Shadelands Dr, Walnut Creek, CA

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