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About Dr. Thomas C Chen

Dr. Thomas C Chen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Chen has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas C Chen is Excellent. Dr. Thomas C Chen has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas C Chen is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Los Angeles County / Usc Medical Center

1200 N State St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Specialties

Dr. Thomas C Chen has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Aneurysm
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Brain Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Brain Tumor
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Glioblastoma

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Reviews

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Kyphoplasy

Dr. Chen performed Kyphoplasty on my husband and it went seamlessly. The 1st neurosurgeon we were referred to said invasive surgery was our only option with my husband being on disability for 6 months. Dr. Chen repaired my husband's back with an outpatient procedure. We will forever be grateful to him.

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Worst doctor ever

He does not care about his patients, I been waiting for him to approve an MRI, it's been 2 months still nothing , will not reconnect him to anyone, a doctor that does not care for his patients isn't a true doctor

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Great Man, Great Doctor

Dr. Chen is at the bleeding edge of this industry. He interacts with tier 1 doctors at other facilities and is constantly learning about his field. I found his team to also be incredibly knowledgeable. Dr. Chen was a very nice man. He did not speak down to me and explained things in terms that I understood.

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horrible new staff

Ive been a patient of Dr chens for three years. Recently they had some staff changes. The service has been horrible for me sence. Im in great deal of pian still after 3 lower back surgerys. They fail to refill my med's on time and I find myself sufering extreme pian and discomfort. Currently ive had to go to the E.R. and urgent care to recive medications. I am so disspointed with their new policys and treatment of a suffering person

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (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.

  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® For Cancer are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals as being the best in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer and its related ramifications. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thomas C Chen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
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Locations & Directions

Los Angeles County / Usc Medical Center, 1200 N State St, Los Angeles, CA

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