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Spenser Chen, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University Of Texas Health Science Center (1998)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Health Sciences Center (San Antonio) (1995)
  • Residency: University Of Texas Health Science Center (1998)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Spenser Chen, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(298)
Overall: 4.8*
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Dec 29, 2019
Great experience for a first visit. That's a big deal for a person that just moved into the area
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Dec 28, 2019
My first time seeing Dr. Shin. pleased with him & the help he gave me!
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Dec 27, 2019
he was very friendly and efficient.
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Dec 27, 2019
Wonderful experience!
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Dec 26, 2019
Clinic staff and Dr. worked me in for prompt professional treatment a health issue. quite surprised how well all worked together. everyone very friendly and efficient. very positive experience from this visit.
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Dec 26, 2019
Dr. Chen is very easy to talk to and he explains things very clearly.
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Dec 23, 2019
showed concern for patient problem. outgoing personality.
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Dec 6, 2019
I'm very impress with my first visit, Dr Chen & his nurse are friendly, professionals & listened to my needs.
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Dec 2, 2019
Great Dr. chen is tbe best
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Nov 30, 2019
Excellent care, clear instructions.
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Nov 28, 2019
very good
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Nov 11, 2019
great
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Nov 9, 2019
I am in good health. this visit was to establish a new primary care physician since we have just moved here from South Carolina. we were happy with Dr. Chen.
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Nov 8, 2019
Dr. Chen was thorough and gave consideration to my condition with options for treatment based on past experiences. He is a good physician.
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Nov 7, 2019
first time to the clinic and to meet the doctor. Recently moved to the area. Excellent start.
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Chen and staff are very professional and courteous. Dr. Chen always listens to me and my concerns about my health. He takes his time with me, makes sure I am comfortable with his suggestions for medication etc. I would and have referred friends to him.
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr Chen is always attentive, thorough, and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Chen is friendly yet professional. He evaluates;; tries to address patient concerns, and allows patient to join in treatment decisions.
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Nov 3, 2019
Very pleased with experience.
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Nov 1, 2019
I feel that I received excellent care there.
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Oct 27, 2019
Informative & friendly
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Oct 27, 2019
like the ease of getting in and out.
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Oct 27, 2019
He was very friendly & showed concern - I was very pleased with him
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Oct 26, 2019
excellent listener
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Oct 25, 2019
First visit to Dr. Chen was very pleasant. Staff was very helpful and friendly.
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Oct 25, 2019
Dr Chen has a lot of experience and it shows in his ability to design creative solutions for my issues that fit my life-style; not a textbook
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Oct 25, 2019
listened carefully showed empathy
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Oct 25, 2019
Inclusive, to focus on the medical issue.
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Oct 24, 2019
very good to excellent
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Oct 23, 2019
very good provider
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Oct 23, 2019
So easy to communicate with
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Oct 23, 2019
his care and treatment of my arthritis has improved my quality of life 100 times better over what it was
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Oct 22, 2019
very well informed
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Oct 22, 2019
All people should be as fortunate enough to have a BSW in their life. I greatly appreciate Dr Chen because he is a realist. I do not leave feeling scared or guilt.
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Oct 19, 2019
got me in quickly especially being a Friday afternoon
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Oct 17, 2019
Dr. Chen is easy to talk too and listens to concerns. He's a wonderful Doctor.
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Oct 16, 2019
He is knowledgeable about everything I have consulted him. He is pleasant and remembers my name.
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Oct 15, 2019
I think Dr. Chen is a great fit for my medical needs and my personality.
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Oct 15, 2019
Dr. Chen is thorough, personable and efficient. I have recommended him to many people I know who are new to town and looking for a good internist.
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Oct 14, 2019
Everything I expected
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Oct 12, 2019
this was my first visit. Dr Chen appears to be a k knowledgeable, friendly doctor
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Oct 11, 2019
Good visit
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Oct 11, 2019
He indicated how busy he was as soon as he entered the room and as a first time patient it was not a good way to start a relationship. Aside from that I felt he gave me adequate time and attention.
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Oct 11, 2019
knowablecourteous
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Oct 10, 2019
Dr Chen is a very good GP - he listens and provides very good advice - knows when and where to refer you for specific problems
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Oct 5, 2019
I was very impressed and pleased with the kindness and knowledge of all
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Oct 1, 2019
Dr. Chen was filling-in for regular care provider. Dr. Chen was aware of my problems and seamed to explore areas that had not been covered before, suggesting a consultation with a heart specialist. I was pleased with this visit.
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Sep 28, 2019
very good
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Sep 28, 2019
I was very leased with Dr. Chen. however, this was the first time I have seen him and although he was certainly a 10 for this visit. I don't know how he will be on other issues.
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Sep 28, 2019
Dr Chen listened and was attentive to my problem. very good physician, would happily see him again
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Sep 27, 2019
I was so welcomed at the Sun City BS&W ! I am so very pleased with Dr. Chen - wonderful Dr. seemed to really care about my health.
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Sep 26, 2019
excellent doctor!
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Sep 26, 2019
Incredible experience. I rarely go to the doctor but I will be far less reluctant after this experience. Thank you!
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Sep 25, 2019
good
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Sep 24, 2019
Excelent yearly checkup
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Sep 21, 2019
This was my first appointment with Dr. Chen and all I really needed was a rewrite for a prescription. Dr Chen and his nurse were very thorough, prompt, friendly and helpful even though I am a new patient of his and I was able to come in on a last minute appointment. I really appreciate being able to be seen on the day I called.
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Sep 20, 2019
Dr Chen's treatment plan for me has made a world of improvement for me. I'm so grateful for you all!
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Sep 18, 2019
Great communication, attentive to my concerns, wonderful caring attitude.
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Sep 17, 2019
Dr. Chen is attentive to patient concerns and questions. He has been responsive to acute conditions when they have occurred.
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Sep 14, 2019
was called back quickly. Dr. Chen was very courteous and professional. He set up a future care plan for me.
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Sep 14, 2019
He is very pleasant, upbeat, listens very carefully, and is very clear in his explanations. I have a lot of confidence in him.
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Sep 13, 2019
good
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Sep 12, 2019
I've only been seeing him for a few months all is good so far
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Sep 9, 2019
Dr. Chen was friendly, efficient, and thorough. A big relief for a new arrival!
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Sep 6, 2019
Dr Chen had a very pleasant and positive attitude as he visited with me and my wife together. We both agreed that we liked him as a family physician and felt comfortable with his manner of speaking about our concerns. I didn't have any serious issues on this first visit but I am satisfied that I would come to him for future problems.
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Sep 6, 2019
knew what he was doing!
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Sep 5, 2019
The doctor and nurse were very professional and knowledgeable, as a first time patient I was very impressed with the doctor, nurse and facility.
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Sep 4, 2019
Dr. Chen is the best
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Sep 4, 2019
Easy to talk with and willing to listen
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Sep 2, 2019
Dr. Chen always is thorough and gives both my husband and I the very best care possible. He is the best!
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Aug 31, 2019
Care provider seemed to care about me and explained my medical needs
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Aug 31, 2019
clean and comfortable location, from lobby/waiting area to exam rooms. efficient and friendly.
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Aug 30, 2019
Dr. Chen is an excellent listener and communicates well to answer my questions and to give me medical advice.
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Aug 29, 2019
in time very responsive
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Aug 28, 2019
Baylor Scott & White is a remarkable facility. I'm so glad they are here in Georgetown to provide outstanding support to myself and my wife.
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Aug 22, 2019
Awesome physician
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Aug 20, 2019
DR. Chen answered all of my questions and spent a great deal of time getting to know me and my condition(s).
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Aug 20, 2019
Excellent in every respect.
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Aug 16, 2019
they all make me feel comfortable and are concerned about my health. thanks
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr. Chen was excellent!!
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Aug 14, 2019
Takes time to ask questions and listen to answers.
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Aug 13, 2019
very professional
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Aug 7, 2019
Dr Chen and his staff were very efficient and professional, I'm very pleased with the care I received.
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Aug 4, 2019
Dr. Chen is a great doctor who listens and is concerned about his patients health.
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Aug 4, 2019
He did everything an excellent doctor would do.
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Aug 3, 2019
After our meeting I trust this doctor completely to act as my primary care provider. He listens and appears to know how to ask the right questions to get the information needed to take care of my health needs.
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Aug 3, 2019
Excellent in every respect!
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Aug 2, 2019
very efficient operation. Dr. Chen was most informative and friendly.
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Jul 30, 2019
listened to problem, asked appropriate questions, very through and thoughtful, I felt very comfortable explaining my problem and any questions.
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Jul 28, 2019
Dr. Chen was very concerned and helpful in explaining my health concerns.
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Jul 28, 2019
dr Chen is a very friendly and humerus physician. but most of all, he take the time to listen to his patient. By the way, was my primary provider @ the VA in temple. I follow him as my primary care to Baylor S&W.
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Jul 27, 2019
All was good with my visits
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Jul 25, 2019
Punctual, listened to me, showed interest in my concerns.
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Jul 24, 2019
Dr. Chen is my favorite doctor. He is charming, helpful, and a very good doctor.
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Jul 24, 2019
very attentive and responsive
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