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Dr. Peter Chen, MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Peter Chen earned his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Rochester (New York), during which he completed a 2-year research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospi...

Dr. Peter Chen earned his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Rochester (New York), during which he completed a 2-year research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. After residency, he completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the Texas Heart Institute-Baylor College of Medicine and a second fellowship in congenital cardiac surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

In practice since 2008, Dr. Chen is board certified in thoracic surgery. His clinical interests include pediatric and adult congenital heart disease, complex neonatal heart disease, complex neonatal heart surgery, single ventricle palliation, pediatric heart failure, extracorporeal life support, and minimally invasive congenital heart surgery.

Dr. Chen also serves as an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where he is actively involved in mentoring students and residents and in the continued improvement of surgical education. His research interests include tissue-engineered heart valves, regenerative medicine, cerebral and myocardial protection, surgical outcomes after congenital heart surgery and the development of innovative surgical techniques.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-6516

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
Medical Education

Wake Forest University Graduate School 2008

Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor University- Thoracic surgery 2018, University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Congenital Cardiac Surgery 2019

Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Strong Memorial Hospital of The University of Roch 2015, University of Rochester Medical Center 2015

PCP Number

110000038993

Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
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  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
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  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
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  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
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