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Dr. Lea Chen, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.3 (3)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Lea Chen, MD

Dr. Lea Chen, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Washington University and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Chen an average 2.3 star rating.

Dr. Chen works at NJ Surgical Specialists in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Cigna-HealthSpring as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Chen's Office Locations

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    Nyc Health Hospitals Bellevue
    462 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (646) 814-0667

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Crohn's Disease
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bowel Strangulation
Cirrhosis
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Dehydration
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Peptic Ulcer
Pernicious Anemia
Potassium Deficiency
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Stomal Ulcer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Banner Health
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Clover Health
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Coventry Health Care
    • MagnaCare
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • QualCare
    • The Hartford
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare Community Plan
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellCare
    • WellPoint

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    Ratings & Reviews

    2.3
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    About Dr. Lea Chen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1679732242
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Washington University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Lea 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 works at NJ Surgical Specialists in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Chen’s profile.

    Dr. Chen has seen patients for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 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.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Chen. The overall rating for this provider is 2.3. 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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