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About Dr. James Chen

Dr. James Chen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Diagnostic Radiology and Radiology. Dr. Chen is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center, Aria Health-Bucks County Division and JFK Medical Center Muhlenberg Campus. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

UC San Diego Medical Center

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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James B Shaw

3855 Health Sciences Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Specialties

Dr. James Chen has the following 2 specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James Chen has the following 6 expertise

  • CT Scan
  • Cancer
  • MRI
  • PET Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-Ray

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Aria Health-Bucks County Division
  • JFK Medical Center Muhlenberg Campus
  • Aria Health-Torresdale Division
  • San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
  • Lansdale Hospital
  • Aria Health-Frankford Division
  • Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center
  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1969

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James Chen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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