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Dr. Terence Chen, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.0 (16)
Map Pin Small Walnut Creek, CA
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Terence Chen, MD

Dr. Terence Chen, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is affiliated with John Muir Health-Concord Medical Center and John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Chen an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Chen works at Practice in Walnut Creek, CA with other offices in Vancouver, WA. 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

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    Office
    1455 Montego Ste 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 937-0404
  2. 2
    Northern California Cornea Associates Inc.
    122 La Casa Via Ste 222, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 937-0404
  3. 3
    Office
    1101 SE Tech Center Dr Ste 155, Vancouver, WA 98683 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 937-0404
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    John Muir Medical Center Walnut Creek
    1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 939-3000

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  • John Muir Health-Concord Medical Center
  • John Muir Health-Walnut Creek Medical Center

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    About Dr. Terence Chen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1720180946
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Yale School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Terence 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.

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    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Chen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chen.

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