Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA).
Attending physician at Univeristy of Michigan 2008-10.
Fellowship in Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA).
Fellowship in Shoulder/ Sports Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery (New York, NY).
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Rotator cuff reconstruction/ tendon transfers
Arthroscopic and open treatment of shoulder instability
Complex shoulder reconstruction
Declared area of specialty: Hand and Elbow, Sports Medicine, and Shoulder.
Dr. Neal Chen graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry, and went on to receive his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. Dr. Chen then completed the Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Shoulder and Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, he served as an attending surgeon at Medsport, the University of Michigan Sports Medicine Department, and is currently an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Chen was awarded an American Society for Surgery of the Hand/ American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand Basic Science Grant and has published extensively on upper extremity surgery. His areas of special interest include arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery, complex trauma, and shoulder and elbow replacement. Dr. Chen practices at the Philadelphia Hand Center located on the St. Mary campus in Langhorne, PA.