Alexander Chen, MD

Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Pain Center
Accepting New Patients


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1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 3450 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Chinese (Mandarin)
About Alexander Chen, MD

Alexander Chen, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain medicine specialist. A native Southern Californian, after receiving his undergraduate degree in physiology and neuroscience from UC San Diego, he attended medical school at the Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in North Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Chen then returned to Los Angeles, where he completed both his anesthesiology residency and interventional pain medicine fellowship at LA General Hospital and the Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Chen’s clinical focus is on treating patients with chronic pain throughout the entire spine, as well as chronic extremity pain from various causes. His philosophy involves a highly multimodal treatment regimen involving various interventions, medications, and therapies.

In an academic capacity, Dr. Chen is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at USC. His academic interests include studying the comparison of central versus peripheral nerve stimulation in chronic pain diseases. He also enjoys his teaching and training medical students, resident physicians, and fellow physicians. In his free time, Dr. Chen enjoys golf, basketball, and cooking.


  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Center
Areas of Focus
  • Chronic low back pain/radiating pain
  • Knee, Shoulder, or other joint pain
  • Neck pain
  • Diabetic neuropathy; other peripheral neuropathy
  • Chronic arm or leg pain
  • Central and peripheral nerve stimulation
Academic Title
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology (Clinician Educator)

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

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

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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