Undergraduate Degree

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 1985 , Cambridge , MA

Graduate Degree

Masters of Public Health (MPH)
  • Harvard School of Public Health , 2000 , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 1990 , Boston , MA


  • Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center , 1997 , Boston , MA


  • The Hospital For Sick Children , 1999 , Toronto , Canada


Dr. Chen has been a member of the Department of Surgery at Children’s Hospital since July 1999. She was appointed Division Chief in Pediatric Surgery at Boston Medical Center in 2012. Dr. Chen accepts referrals for all types of general pediatric surgical problems, including abdominal, thoracic, inguinal, and head and neck disorders in pediatric and neonatal patients. Dr. Chen sees new patients at Children’s Hospital in her Boston and Peabody offices, and at Boston Medical Center. She performs surgical procedures at Children's Hospital in Boston, Waltham, and Lahey-Danvers, and at Boston Medical Center.


  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery