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Dr. Joe Chen, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.4 (16)
Map Pin Small Los Alamitos, CA
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Joe Chen, MD

Dr. Joe Chen, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Los Alamitos, CA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Chen an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Chen works at Practice in Los Alamitos, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Intestinal Diverticulitis, Constipation and Hemorrhoids along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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

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    Office
    10931 Cherry St Ste 300, Los Alamitos, CA 90720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 493-1011

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Los Alamitos Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Gastritis
Indigestion
Abdominal Pain
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hepatitis B
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Peptic Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Anal or Rectal Pain
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bowel Strangulation
Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Crohn's Disease
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Food Allergy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Pelvic Abscess
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.4
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    Based on 16 ratings
    Patient Ratings (16)
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    About Dr. Joe Chen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese and Minnan
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1700817350
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joe 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 Intestinal Diverticulitis, Constipation and Hemorrhoids, 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.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Chen. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. 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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