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Dr. Allen Chen, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine*
4.8 (104)
Map Pin Small Santa Monica, CA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Allen Chen, MD

Dr. Allen Chen, MD is an Interventional Spine Medicine Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Interventional Spine Medicine, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. They graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Chen, completed a residency at University of Washington. Patients rated Dr. Chen an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Chen works at UCLA Spine Center in Santa Monica, CA with other offices in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Sciatica, Lumbar Radiculopathy and Radiculopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    UCLA Spine Center
    1131 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 319-3475
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Center for Cerebral Palsy at UCLA
    1250 16th St # 2100B, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (424) 259-6593
  3. 3
    ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
    51 W 51st St # 375, New York, NY 10019 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 305-3535
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  4. 4
    CUMC/Harkness Pavilion
    180 Fort Washington Ave # 1199, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 305-3535

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Sciatica
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Radiculopathy

Treatment frequency



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Sciatica
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Lumbar Radiculopathy
Radiculopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Sacrum Disorders
Arthritis
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Hip Tendinitis
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylitis
Facet Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Acute Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Spine
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bunion
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Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Herniated Disc
Chondrocalcinosis
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hip Pain
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Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lupus
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Muscle Cramping
Muscle Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Neck Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Strain of Hamstring Muscle
Trigger Finger
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Arthrocentesis
Epidural Steroid Injections
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Blocks
Pain Rehabilitation and Management
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine and Sports Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Spine Rehabilitation Exercises
Sports Medicine Related Procedures
Sympathetic Nerve Block
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.8
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    Based on 104 ratings
    Patient Ratings (104)
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    4 Star
    (3)
    3 Star
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    2 Star
    (1)
    1 Star
    (5)
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    About Dr. Allen Chen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Interventional Spine Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1992810790
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Washington
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Allen Chen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Chen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Chen has seen patients for Sciatica, Lumbar Radiculopathy and Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    104 patients have reviewed Dr. Chen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chen.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Chen, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Chen appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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