John C. Chen, MD

Cardiac Surgery


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125 W. Huntington Drive Building A - Suite A100 , Arcadia, CA 91007

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About John C. Chen, MD

Dr. Chen is a cardiothoracic surgeon with a focus on surgical treatment of adult heart disease, including valve disease, aneurysmal disease, coronary revascularization, heart failure, temporary and durable left ventricular assist devices, and arrythmia surgery, including minimally invasive techniques. 

Dr. Chen served for 20 years as the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery for Kaiser Permanente Hawaii in Honolulu before coming to USC. He is proud to be working on a team that provides every aspect of cardiac care from prevention to transplantation and looks forward to bringing the most advanced therapies to our community.

Dr. Chen is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American board of Thoracic Surgery.

It means a lot to me to be able to give my patients a continuum of care. I enjoy getting to know my patients and working with them from the first diagnosis to follow-up care.


  • Cardiac Surgery
Areas of Focus

Cardiac Surgery

Aortic Surgery

Transcatheter Valve Therapy

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Heart Failure

Temporary/Durable Ventricular Assist Devices

Coronary Revascularization

Arrhythmia Surgery


Academic Title
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Insurances Accepted

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Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

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  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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