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A. Jo Chien

MD

4.9

Overall Experience
229 reviews
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Jan 29, 2021
patient and caring
Jan 08, 2021
I love her - she's fantastic.
Dec 14, 2020
Dr. Chien is very impressive caring and patient with my comments. I could see that she is truly an expert in her field based on her knowledge of the different medical studies. She took time to understand my personality and medical history before discussing the medical concern.
Dec 05, 2020
I feel very fortunate to have Dr Chien as my physician
Nov 05, 2020
helpful concerned told me to call or use My Chart
Sep 17, 2020
Dr Chien is the best. A pleasure to have a my doctor very smart kind knows me is on top of the latest research. I trust her fully and have enjoyed having her as my doctor for the past several years. Full respect.
Jul 23, 2020
Dr. Chien is exceptional. She is very thorough thoughtful friendly and empathetic data driven and extremely responsive. I am particularly blown away about how brought into the decision making process I am how decisions are made with a tumor board and how thoughtful UCSF is ensuring the best care is provided for my cancer. Dr. Chien calls and texts me at all hours and it's truly above and beyond care. I am very grateful for her care and would highly recommend her to everyone I know.
Jul 16, 2020
Dr Chien is the best there is! She listens is thoughtful and caring. I am so lucky to have her as my doctor
Jul 01, 2020
I felt she is very knowledgeable in her field she has been very pleasant and I am happy that I was referred to her. I had great service so far.
Jun 26, 2020
This was one of the best experiences I have ever had with a medical provider anywhere in an appointment or video consult setting! I don't live in SF. I was diagnosed with cancer in [date redacted] and since then the first time I have felt like I had enough time to talk to oncologists was with Dr Chien and Dr [name redacted]y. Amazing experience for which I and my entire family are eternally grateful.
Jun 17, 2020
Dr Chien is absolutely wonderful. She is warm and friendly and reassuring. Her knowledge compassion professionalism are the best. I was very fortunate to have her as my medical team while dealing with breast cancer. She is a kind of doctor who's very willing to listen to all of your concerns consider all of your information discuss different options and explain it very clearly. Her staff are very good too everyone in the office has always been friendly and supportive.
Jun 16, 2020
Very good experience
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

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