Dr. Chen earned her undergraduate degree in biology with concentration in human nutrition at Cornell University before returning home to complete medical school at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. During medical school, she received the NIH T35 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award and studied outcomes of bariatric surgery. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Chen specializes in general gastroenterology with clinical expertise in disorders of the gut-brain interaction (IBS, functional dyspepsia, chronic constipation), motility disorders, esophageal and gastric disorders, celiac disease, colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology, colonoscopy, and endoscopy. During her fellowship, Dr. Chen received additional training in motility and disorders of the gut-brain interaction with the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society clinical training program.
Dr. Chen speaks both English and Mandarin Chinese. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society. She is board certified in internal medicine and is board eligible for gastroenterology.