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Dr. Bright Chen, DPM

Podiatrist

Professional statement

Dr. Bright Chen is a foot and ankle specialist offering comprehensive foot and ankle medical and surgical care, including reconstructive surgery and laser treatment of toenails. Dr. Chen completed a three-year residency training in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery Credential at West Houston Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chen is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in Molecular & Cell Biology, and he received his medical education from the California School of Podiatric Medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area. His practice interests include musculoskeletal disorders, reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. His practice philosophy is that not all conditions require surgery, and conservative solutions are explored first. Highly active in community service, he has served as a volunteer podiatrist in community health clinics. During podiatric medical school, he completed a homeless outreach community service and research project. He received the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship award for his service. He has a review article and research article regarding foot care public health published in the Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association. Dr. Chen is a former competitive-level gymnast, and understands the needs and concerns of the pediatric and adult athlete. He is American-born of Taiwanese descent and speaks Mandarin Chinese.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Podiatrist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Select Specialty Hospital - Houston Medical Center
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • OakBend Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
  • Cornerstone Hospital of Houston - Bellaire
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Kindred Hospital - Houston

Board certifications

  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Education and training

  • Samuel Merritt University, California School of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • University of California, Berkeley (Bachelor’s)
  • West Houston Medical Center, Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Harris County Podiatric Medical Society
  • Texas Podiatric Medical Association

Awards and publications

  • "Step Up For Foot Care" - Addressing Podiatric Care Needs in a Sample Homeless Population, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (05/2014)
  • APMA Education Foundation Award
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
  • Podiatric Health Needs of Homeless Populations as a Public Health Concern, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (01/2012)

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Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1063768729

Office locations

Houston Medical Clinic Foot & Ankle Center

9889 Bellaire Blvd, 2nd Floor Ste E219A

Houston, TX 77036

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A very pleasant experience. Dr. Chen is quiet, competent, caring, and clearly explains the cause(s), treatment procedure(s), and aftercare. I appreciated that he had read my background, and really listened to my comments and questions.The office was clean, and the staff were welcoming and efficient. I felt well taken care of.
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Great visit.
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Excellent Dr, Excellent Staff , Excellent Knowledge = Great Care...You guys have it all!
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It was a little farther than I anticipated.
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Office staff were friendly and helpful. Dr. Chen was great at explaining everything to me and I got scheduled for surgery right away. I already referred my dad to Dr. Chen!
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He took time out to speak wasn't rushed.
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Both times I went in I was seen immediately. Dr. Chen is very nice and professional
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He was on time and very patient.
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He was very helpful and explained everything.
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Dr. CHEN has my business if theirs any problems with my feet or ankles
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