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About Dr. James L Chen

Dr. James L Chen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Francisco, CA. He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Chen has received 3 awards. He speaks English and Tagalog.

Rating Overview

58 Ratings with 30 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James L Chen is Excellent. Dr. James L Chen has been rated by 58 patients. From those 58 patients 30 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James L Chen is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Advanced Orthopaedic And Sports Medicine

450 Sutter St Ste 450
San Francisco, CA 94108
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Specialties

Dr. James L Chen has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James L Chen has the following 14 expertise

  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture (Radius Fractures)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Femur Head Necrosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture (Ulna Fractures)
  • Arm Fracture (Humeral Fractures)
  • Elbow Injuries

Board Certifications

Dr. James L Chen is Board Certified in 2 specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Five Stars

Super knowledgable. Great bed side. Most responsive and engaged doctor I have ever had.

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Financial Advisor

I am very happy with my decision to go to Doctor James Chen for my rotator cuff surgery. I believe that i received the best possible doctor out there - for my surgery.

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Amazing Experience for a 1st timer

I was scared and did not know what to expect before I went and saw Dr. Chen. Dr. Chen and his team where so great and thorough it made my surgery and recovery so much easier. Being able to reach the team at anytime was the most comforting thing.

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Five Stars

Clear, full communication and explanation of situation and options. Ease of process, and accessibility.

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Chief Engineer @ The California Center in SF, Ca.

A positive experience from the first visit and consultation right through the reconstructive surgery and follow-up. Dr. Chen and his staff are professional, polite, informative, and supportive.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Education

    12 Years Experience

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2006

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James L Chen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
    • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • 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
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Advanced Orthopaedic And Sports Medicine, 450 Sutter St Ste 450, San Francisco, CA

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