Dr. Chen is a neurosurgeon with Dignity Health Foundation Sacramento, as well as an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University. After double majoring in biology and history at Stanford, he obtained his MD from Stanford and MPH from Johns Hopkins. He subsequently completed neurosurgery residency and complex spine fellowship at Stanford.

Clinical interests:
Complex spine, scoliosis and deformity, minimally invasive spine, neuro-oncology (brain and spine tumors), general neurosurgery.

Professional Education:
Undergraduate: Stanford University (BA/ BS)
Medical School: Stanford University (MD)
Masters: Johns Hopkins (MPH)
Residency: Stanford University (Neurosurgery)
Fellowship: Stanford University (Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine)

Research interests:
Clinical outcomes research on spine and brain tumors utilizing both large-scale nationwide databases and single-center patient information, focusing on improving quality of care, patient satisfaction, and hospital-wide outcomes.