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Dr. Peggy C Chen Is this you?

About Dr. Peggy C Chen

Dr. Peggy C Chen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Cruz, CA. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Chen has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peggy C Chen is Great. Dr. Peggy C Chen has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Peggy C Chen is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Lifesport Medicine

1018 Water St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Specialties

Dr. Peggy C Chen has the following 1 specialty

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Peggy C Chen has the following 8 expertise

  • Surgery Recovery
  • Nerve Damage
  • Injury
  • EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Rehabilitation
  • Prosthetics
  • Chronic Pain
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Peggy C Chen is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Condescending Attitude; Mistakes Being Made

I have seen Peggy Chen now for several years. However, recent events particularly the way she conducts herself and communicates with me has caused me to look elsewhere. I am an astute and well-educated person who discerns carefully and asks questions. I have also heard from several people throughout the town as I have lamented Peggy's condescending attitude that they see her as a good doctor but have walked elsewhere because she her communication skills are so badly lacking, anxiety level is elevated ergo healing potential greatly diminished. She lacks compassion, understanding, and the ability to relate. The final straw is misreading my MRI. This is serious and a result of rushing. The two women in the front office are not friendly and do not seem to communicate well between one another making it difficult for the patient. Moreover, Scott, the massage therapist is not a person that brings any amount of real caring to the practice. By the time he is finished with updating his notes on computer (back to you) and running out for God know's what, perhaps one gets a 30 minute massage that feels rushed. So, I am looking elsewhere. Maya, however, has managed to keep a wonderful disposition despite the ills of the practice perhaps because Peggy allows her flexibility. I wish Maya would go elsewhere and I would follow. The new location is sterile and much further for me in a difficult area to park.

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Five Stars

Dr. Chen is very knowledgable in her field and is caring but businesslike. I have seen her for several injuries over several years, and she helped me to heal from all of them. She uses many different treatment modalities in her practice.

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Five Stars

Dr. Chen explained my diagnosis fully and answered all of my questions.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013, 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013)

    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

    22 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Baylor College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Peggy C Chen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • 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
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Lifesport Medicine, 1018 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA
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