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Michael Li Ho Chen, MD

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My specialty:
Orthopedics

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

Welcome to my Web page. I am happy to have this chance to introduce myself to you and tell you about my practice. I feel very fortunate to work at Kaiser Permanente because of my wonderful colleagues and our members, and I look forward to working with you to care for your health.

Biography

My first recollection of the United States was following groups of children door-to-door in our neighborhood, wearing a paper bag over my head, asking for treats. It was late October and, as I later learned, the occasion was Halloween. This was a typical scene from my childhood as an immigrant from Taiwan. I quickly learned the new language and customs with the help of my cousins and classmates. I grew up in Cerritos with a younger brother and played many sports. I was always somewhere throwing a ball, swinging a racquet, or making a basket. So, naturally, when it came time to choose a field of medicine, I chose a specialty related to what I understood the best. I love what I do and the people I have met along the way. Now, with my young family in tow, I look forward to many years of joy, vigor, and fulfillment.

About my practice

Medicine as a career is a very special opportunity to connect with and help people in a meaningful way, utilizing surgical skills and medical knowledge, but also listening and responding to what they need. Being a doctor allows people to share with me their innermost secrets, fears, and hopes; it is a privilege to help people understand what concerns them, translate what they may not grasp, facilitate getting them the appropriate evaluations, and communicate with them and their families. I feel very honored that members have entrusted me with their care and strive to treat them as I would my own family.

How I thrive

I firmly believe in Kaiser Permanente's philosophy of health in mind, body, and spirit and try to live it in my life every day. I enjoy bike rides with my wife at our local park, taking in a new show at the theater or concert hall, or playing in a weekend softball tournament with friends. I also make time to relax and enjoy a good book or a meal with my wife at our favorite dumpling restaurant.

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My office

Languages spoken by medical staff

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
  • Senior Advantage/Medicare Cost
Orthopedics Department
1011 Baldwin Park Blvd, Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Contact information

  • Appointments
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • Appointments/information
  • 1-800-800-7990 (toll free)
  • Mandarin Chinese Appointment Line/Cancellations
  • 1-888-886-1398 (toll free)
  • Operator/information
  • 626-851-1011

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Los Angeles , CA

Board certification

Orthopedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical training

Internship

Surgery

Los Angeles County/University of Southern California
Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery

Los Angeles County/University of Southern California
Los Angeles , CA

Fellowship

Adult Reconstructive Surgery

USC University Hospital
Los Angeles , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2010

Active license information

License number

A104171

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1588824700
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My hospitals

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1011 Baldwin Park Blvd, Baldwin Park, CA 91706

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

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This page was last updated on:

12/14/2018