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Chien Chen, MD

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Dr. Chien Chen, MD

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Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center
10670 John J Hopkins Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Biography

Dr. Chen has been practicing radiation therapy since 2007. He provides compassionate, ethical care with the utmost respect for his patients’ goals and values, offering the best treatments available.


As a radiation oncologist, Dr. Chen provides non-invasive and minimally invasive radiotherapy techniques that play a primary role in the treatment of many types of cancer, including prostate, lung, breast, liver, central nervous system, genitourinary, skin and head and neck cancers. Radiation oncology can also improve patients’ quality of life through palliative treatments for symptoms such as pain, bleeding and shortness of breath.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology, 2013

Medical Education

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, MD, 2007

Internships

  • Atlantic Health System - Overlook Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 2008

Residencies

  • University of California, San Francisco Medical Center at Mount Zion, Radiation Oncology, 2012
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