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A. Jo Chien

MD

4.9

Overall Experience
243 reviews
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Jun 04, 2020
My life is in her capable hands.
Apr 16, 2020
Provider's extreme tardiness and bedside manner were negative.
Mar 05, 2020
The last 4 times although my understanding was that the appointments are with this doctor I have been seen by the nurse practitioner instead due to various reasons. I know I may insist on seeing the doctor but understand she is very busy. However it would be more reassuring to be seen more often by the doctor.I do find the 2 nurse practitioners I have seen very professional and caring.
Feb 06, 2020
Amy Jo Chien is a terrific doctor. When I get her full attention I am extremely satisfied. But it is clear to me that she is very busy and getting her full attention is not always easy. She is often distracted when we begin our appointments (after an extensive wait) she is often catching up on my status in the office. She looks at the computer more than she looks at me. She often consults the record for details that if she would just ask me I could provide. I have Stage 4 breast cancer. I would like to be included in and very fully informed about the decisions regarding my care. I do my homework so Dr. Chien doesn't have to explain everything. While she definitely asks the questions I bring to my visits I still don't always feel heard when are visits are complete. My sense is she's moving very fast and may not really have the time to drop-in to these types of conerversations. This is likely much less about her than the system she's in. She needs more time for her patients - especially those who are very ill.
Jan 23, 2020
feel like a statistic and not much compassion shown .
Jan 22, 2020
Dr. Chien is an exceptional provider. She was warm caring and thoroughly knowledgeable. I am very grateful to have found her.
Jan 16, 2020
Met only with the NP
Jan 13, 2020
Dr. Chien was excellent in terms of explaining the options and why.
Jan 09, 2020
She's marvelous!
Oct 31, 2019
Dr. Chien gave me the time I needed to answer my questions and concerns. She is very compassionate and professional took excellent care of me. She ended the appointment with a hug that meant a lot to me.
Oct 02, 2019
couple of times I didn't see her instead her assistants.
Sep 30, 2019
Dr Chien is excellent in every way!
Sep 29, 2019
Dr Chien is the best! Love her!
Aug 14, 2019
Amy Chien is wonderful. She spent much time carefully answering all my questions and concerns. I will highly recommend her to other patients!
Jul 31, 2019
MD indicated offices and mamagrams would be moved to facility in Mission Bay. Shuttle services are available and close to my apartment
Jun 25, 2019
Dr. Chien is thorough professional efficient and caring. We have every confidence in her.
Jun 12, 2019
Dr. Chien was my oncologist. I generally have seen her once per year since my medications were finalized. This was my final visit to the Breast Clinic. (Surgery 6 years ago and now I have officially been "released" from care.)
May 09, 2019
some of the follow up instructions could have been written down as they are now fading in my memory
May 02, 2019
she was impersonal she didn't even look at my records based on what she was saying she spent any time with me and no care or concern from her
Mar 28, 2019
Dr Chien is amazing in every way! She really listens and is incredibly smart
Mar 06, 2019
Dr. Amy Jo Chien to me is my special angel she has been my partner in this journey the entire time since I was referred to the oncology department. I can not say enough about the exceptional compassion expertise professionalism and concern I have been shown.
Jan 03, 2019
I didn't actually see the provider with whom I had the appointment but that was OK. The FNP took care of everything and answered the questions I came with. I left satisfied.
Dec 13, 2018
I am sad I did not know about her a year ago. Oh well.
Nov 15, 2018
very busy provider i could tell she had a heavy load of patients that day

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