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About Dr. James W Chen

Dr. James W Chen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

2 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James W Chen is Great. Dr. James W Chen has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James W Chen is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Va West Los Angeles Medical Center

11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073
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Specialties

Dr. James W Chen has the following 3 specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Electromyography
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • National Taiwan University

    Graduated in 1987

  • University Of Chicago Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James W Chen accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Va West Los Angeles Medical Center, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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