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About Dr. William P Chen

Dr. William P Chen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Irvine, CA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Chen has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

52 Ratings with 25 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William P Chen is Excellent. Dr. William P Chen has been rated by 52 patients. From those 52 patients 25 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. William P Chen is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

THE ASIAN EYELID SURGERY CENTER

18 Endeavor Ste 305
Irvine, CA 92618
(562) 426-0603

Specialties

Dr. William P Chen has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. William P Chen has the following 11 expertise

  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Blindness
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Vision Issues
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)

Board Certifications

Dr. William P Chen is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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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Mss Nguyen

Dr. Willian Chen is the best. He is so honest and tell me what I need and what I don't need to be done. He took his time on my surgery and he made my eyes look prettier. I felt so happy after surgery like a new person. I really satisfied and appreciated his work. Thumb up. Thank you so much Dr. Chen.

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Reliable Doctor

I had my double eyelid revision surgery with Dr. Chen in the middle of 2015 to correct my previous one performed by another doctor. Revision surgery is much much much more difficult than the double eyelid surgery and my case is even more complicated. Dr. Chen did a great job. He carefully lowered and loosened my previous high and tight crease. I had a desired result when finished. Now after two years, my eyes look more and more natural. Speaking of Dr. Chen, he is a very professional doctor. He has lots of publications and is more like a professor. His experience and skills are undoubted. I really regret that I didn’t have my first surgery done by him. He is also a very responsible doctor. He keeps updating with patients and responds to questions very patiently and promptly. He is a reliable doctor!

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Underrated doctor

Dr. Chen was recommended to me by another doctor I had a consult with. At that point, I had already had consults with a couple of other doctors and I felt I wouldn't find the right doctor-someone who knew what he was doing, was willing to do it to help me out, and not oversell. I was pleasantly surprised that Dr. Chen was that right doctor for me.

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Beautiful again

Before I was pregnant my right eyelid would droop intermittently for 1-2 weeks at a time accompanied with a headache- started about 4 years ago. But 3 months into my pregnancy, I completely lost the fold on my right lid. Left side was still normal. I saw 4 different Dr before I chose Dr Chen. About 9 months post partum I decided to have my right eyelid fixed. Dr Chen came highly recommended by another ophthalmologist and many other ophthalmologists have heard of him. After the surgery, I have regained my confidence and no longer suffer from migraines/headaches. Who knows if it was related or not? But all I know is that I no longer have the headaches! I am very happy with the results. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to get bleph. Very caring and good bedside manner. He even called to follow up with me on a weekend!

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Botched Asian Eyelid Surgery

This is a REAL review by a REAL patient and I have all the paperwork, records, photos to prove it. I had Asian eyelid surgery with Dr. Chen and my results were very bad. 2-3mm asymmetry between eyes, I have a lot of scarring, I have trouble closing my eyes.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 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 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 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.

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Uc Irvine Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. William P Chen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans

Locations & Directions

THE ASIAN EYELID SURGERY CENTER, 18 Endeavor Ste 305, Irvine, CA
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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