Kevin Chen, M.D.
- Offers My Health Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
* Services with an asterisk vary by doctor.
Not accepting new patients
Accepting newborns, children under 21 years old, and spouses or partners of established patients; Accepting children under 18 years old
Accepted Health Plans
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- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
BOARD CERTIFIED IN:
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
New York University (NYU) School of Medicine
San Jose Medical Center, CA
San Jose Medical Center, CA
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
American Medical Association
American Academy of Family Practice
California Academy of Family Practice
Dr. Chen is married and enjoys digital photography, travel, golf and basketball.
Philosophy of Care
One of the things I love about being a family medicine physician is the continuity
of the relationships I have with my patients and their families. Some of my "oldest"
patients have actually been my youngest patients, as I met them in the hospital the
day that they were born!
Whether a person comes in for routine physicals
or for treatment of a more serious condition, he or she deserves a long-term relationship
with open communication and consistent, comprehensive care.
is not only important to me to respond to your concerns and questions, but also to
make sure that you understand all aspects of your diagnosis and treatment during your
I have always enjoyed working with children and adolescents.
My son and daughter have given me first-hand experience in exploring all the issues
and decisions every parent must face. It is important to not only be able to answer
health-related questions from parents but also to be able to discuss more practical
issues (such as getting your baby to sleep more or to start eating solids). When my
son was born, he had jaundice and lost 25 percent of his birth weight in the first
week of his life. He is now a healthy boy, but I appreciate the quality of care he
received from our doctors and aim to provide the same, high-quality, compassionate
care to my patients.
Being a part of PAMF's Redwood City Center
has provided me with invaluable tools, such as our sophisticated electronic medical
records system, to provide the best patient care possible. PAMF has done much to make
communication between patients and physicians as easy as possible. For example, our
free online service allows me to communicate with my patients via e-mail. This online
service also gives my patients access to their health records and the ability to schedule
appointments or ask for prescription renewals online.
My upbringing was a combination of Asian and American influences and growing up in a multi-cultural environment has given me an appreciation of all of our differences. I understand that there is no "one right answer" for any patient. I look forward to working with you and coming up with a personalized health care plan -- one that addresses all of your concerns and works to keep you as healthy as possible.
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