Robert Chen has graduated from the National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1997, and obtained the M.P.H. degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, in 1999. Since 2016 Fall, Chen has joined Indiana University Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, USA, to practice thoracic transplant surgery. In 2014, he continued his career as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Tzu Chi University College of Medicine and Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. In addition, in 2012, Dr. Chen joined Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, and learned minimally invasive cardiac surgery. In 2010, he joined Emory University Hospital Midtown, Atlanta, GA, USA, to work as a Clinical Fellow in Adult Cardiac Surgery for 1 year. Cheng‐Hsin Hospital Heart Center, Taipei, Taiwan, recruited him as an Attending Surgeon in Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiac Critical Care in 2006, mostly dealing with adult and transplant cases. Moreover, Chen then returned to the National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, and finished the Residency Training in Cardiovascular Surgery in 2004. He interacted extensively with Chinese doctors in Shanghai, Nanjing, and Qingdao and is experienced in adult cardiac, aortic, and vascular surgery as well as clinical epidemiology. Most of his works focused on cardiac and transplantation sciences.
Biography Updated on 23 October 2016