Margaret Chen, MD

Breast Surgery
Surgery
Office Phone: (212) 305-9676
Languages: Cantonese, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese

Biography

Margaret Chen, MD, FACS, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Clinical Breast Cancer Program. Dr. Chen is a highly experienced breast surgeon whose primary interest is in minimally invasive breast surgery.

Dr. Chen also has a special interest in the genetics of breast cancer in Asian women. She is nationally known for her outreach and education about this topic through a radio series, and her work with the Association of Chinese American Physicians, the Chinese American Medical Society, and American Cancer Society Asian Initiatives.

Area of Expertise

Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]

CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

GHI [HMO, PPO]

Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicaid [NY]

Medicare [Medicare]

Multiplan

Oscar (Exchange)

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

Education

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine (Canada)

1991 University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine - Canada

Residency: McGill University (Montreal General Hospital)

Publications

ARTICLES IN PROFESSIONAL PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Chen M, Xu R, Turner J, Warhol M, August P, Lee P. Race and the Molecular Origins of Breast Cancer in Chinese Women. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Li B, Chen M, Nori D, Chao KS, Chen AM, Chen SL. Adjuvant Radiation Therapy and Survival for Pure Tubular Breast Carcinoma - Experience from the SEER database. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Sep 1;84(1):23-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.10.063. Epub 2012 Apr 28.
  • Nguyen K, Karsif K, Lee S, Chorny K, Chen M,. Axillary Lymphangioma in an Elderly Patient: An Unusual Cause of Axillary Mass. Breast J. 2011 Jul-Aug;17(4):416-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2011.01103.x. Epub 2011 Jun 14.


REVIEWER
2012 Reviewer: Annals of Surgical Oncology
2011 Reviewer: Annals of Surgical Oncology

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Room 1011
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-9676

Fax: (212) 305-1522

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ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

  • 2009-2012 America's Top Surgeons Consumers’ Research Council of America Awarded to top 10% surgeons in the US
  • 1990-1991 Canada Scholar Scholarship Awarded for academic achievement
  • 1989-1990 Canada Scholar Scholarship Awarded for academic achievement
  • 1990-1990 Scholarship University of Toronto Awarded for academic achievement
  • 1989-1990 Scholarship University of Toronto Awarded for academic achievement