Updates on COVID-19 (including visitor restrictions and mask requirements), monkeypox and flu. See Communicable Disease Updates

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.

×

COVID-19 update:

If you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or are looking to be tested, please use our free symptom checker. Do not schedule an in-person appointment.

Steven Chen, MD

  • General Surgery
Steven Chen, MD
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

8901 Activity Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
Get directions
Phone Number
844-627-4763

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • Taiwanese
  • English

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.


Dr. Chen welcomes new patients and looks forward to caring for you.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, 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

Graduate Education

  • University of Michigan School of Public Health, MBA, 2003

If you see an error or omission on a provider’s profile page, please contact us.