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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 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 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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 - 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 - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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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 - Group
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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 - 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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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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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 - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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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 - 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 - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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 Nov 13, 2019, Spenser Chen, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(331)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 22, 2020
I have received good care from my doctor.
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Feb 22, 2020
This was my first visit with Dr. Chen. It was a very pleasant (and professional) appointment.
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Feb 14, 2020
Dr Chen is a great Dr. he is very friendly, and respectful. he is a great problem solver and listener.
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Feb 14, 2020
pleasant experience
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Feb 14, 2020
caring, attentive
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Feb 11, 2020
treated me like a real patient
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Feb 5, 2020
I have confidence in Dr Chen and appreciate his professionalism
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Feb 3, 2020
all concerns were totally and fully addressed and taken care of in a professional caring manner.
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Feb 2, 2020
Dr Chen is very approachable, kind, interested, engaging, and knowledgeable. I feel I can trust him with my health & wellness.
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Feb 1, 2020
consistently pleased
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Feb 1, 2020
all very professional
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Jan 23, 2020
Dr Chen was excellent in diagnosing my problem & after one dose of the steroid, I felt better. excellent doctor.
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Jan 23, 2020
I can trust Dr. Chen.
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Jan 20, 2020
I am a new patient of Dr. Chens. He listens to what I tell him, asks me what has worked before and then moves into getting to the solution - he has been right on every time I have seen him! I like him, I hope he stays.
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Jan 18, 2020
Dr Chen always takes the time necessary to answer any questions or concerns I may have.
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Jan 18, 2020
very caring, listen to my concerns
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Jan 17, 2020
Dr. Chen is a very caring doctor. He takes the time to listen and finds out what the underlying problem is. Highly recommend!
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Jan 16, 2020
A great listener, asks questions and explains very well. I couldn't ask for any better. Great doctor!
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Jan 15, 2020
Listened well. Gave good feedback. Was personable and friendly. Discussed my health with me participating in the conversation.
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Jan 13, 2020
seemed very concerned about my problem,explained the situation to me.
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Jan 13, 2020
He is honest, funny and serious. He is a very good doctor and I trust him
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Jan 13, 2020
love Dr. Chen!
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Jan 11, 2020
Dr. Chen is wonderful. I have a lot of confidence in his concern, treatments and advice.
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Jan 10, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Chen for about fifteen years. Dr. Chen displays commendable professionalism and knowledge. Dr. Chen's bedside manners are of the first order.
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Jan 10, 2020
Friendly, attentive
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Jan 9, 2020
outstanding
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Jan 9, 2020
I became ill and was able to get an appointment the same day. I did not have to wait anytime in the waiting room. Dr.Chen is not my primary doctor, but he took a lot of care in listening to me and coming up with a treatment plan.
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Jan 9, 2020
Dr Spenser Chen was sympathetic, efficient, thorough, and provided explanation and possible treatments for my condition. I am very pleased.
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Jan 8, 2020
Dr. Chen and everyone at the clinic makes it as easy as possible to get whatever care I need. I so appreciate all of them!
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Jan 8, 2020
very professional
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Jan 7, 2020
I have Dr. Chen for many years and I trust him. My wife even switched over to him and is very happy.
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Jan 7, 2020
Doctor prescribed addictive pain meds and told me to take three a day. The pharmacist told me that was too many pills per day and I should contact my doctor. Messaged doctor and he said to only take one per day. Bad instuctions by doctor.
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Jan 6, 2020
this was first visit, seems fine.
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Jan 4, 2020
He saw me quickly even though he is not my primary care provider. Made a diagnosis and prescribed medication. Evidently an accurate diagnosis because I am improving quickly.
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Jan 1, 2020
very professional, prompt, and friendly.
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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
Wonderful experience!
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Dec 27, 2019
he was very friendly and efficient.
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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 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 23, 2019
showed concern for patient problem. outgoing personality.
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Dec 22, 2019
Very concerned about my welfare.
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Dec 19, 2019
very easy to talk to and he listened! Spent an hour with him.
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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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