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Steven Chen, MD

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Dr. Steven Chen, MD

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Office
8901 Activity Road
San Diego, CA 92126
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Biography

Dr. Steven Chen is a surgical oncologist, focusing on diseases of the breast, thyroid and parathyroid, as well as melanoma. He offers the full gamut of surgery, including lumpectomy, mastectomy, sentinel node biopsies and oncoplastic surgery. Dr. Chen uses minimal incision methods for thyroid and parathyroid surgery.


Prior to moving to San Diego, Dr. Chen was the chief of breast surgery and chair of the melanoma tumor board at UC Davis. He then joined City of Hope as the director of research and associate program director of the Surgical Oncology Training Program. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2006

Medical Education

  • University of Michigan School of Medicine, MD, 1998

Residencies

  • University of Michigan Hospitals, General Surgery, 2005

Fellowships

  • John Wayne Cancer Institute, Surgical Oncology, 2007
  • University of Michigan Hospitals, Critical Care Medicine, 2003
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