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Herbert Chen, MD

Contact Dr. Chen

E-mail:
chen@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 263-1387

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
BX7375 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Herbert Chen, MD

Professor, Layton F. Rikkers Chair in Surgical Leadership
Chairman, Division of General Surgery
Vice Chairman of Research, Department of Surgery
Section of Endocrine Surgery

Education

  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1992
  • Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1992-1999
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Baltimore, MD, 1994-1997
  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology and Endocrinology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1998-2000

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Chen is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in endocrine surgery (thyroid surgery, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy); minimally invasive endocrine surgery, surgical oncology and adult general surgery.

Dr. Chen provides a wide range of services including Adrenalectomy, Laparoscopic, Adrenalectomy, Open, Adrenal Surgery, Central Neck Dissection, Endocrine Surgery, Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA), Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy, Minimally Invasive Radioguided Parathyroidectomy (MIRP), Modified Radical Neck Dissection, Parathyroid Surgery, Resection Of Substernal Goiter, Subtotal Parathyroidectomy, Thyroidectomy, Thyroid Lobectomy, Thyroid Surgery, and Total Thyroidectomy.

Research Interests

Dr. Chen is the leader of the endocrine cancer group at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. His research program investigates the development, progression, and treatment of endocrine tumors including gastrointestinal carcinoids, thyroid cancer, adrenal cancer, and pancreatic islet cell tumors.

Dr. Chen's Lab

Funding/Grants

Recent Publications
  • Is intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring necessary with ipsilateral parathyroid gland visualization during anticipated unilateral exploration for primary hyperparathyroidism: A two-institution analysis of more than 2,000 patients.
    Rajaei MH, Oltmann SC, Adkisson CD, Elfenbein DM, Chen H, Carty SE, McCoy KL
    Surgery 2014 Oct; 156(4):760-8.
    [PubMed ID: 25239313]
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  • Novel Approaches in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Therapy.
    Hsu KT, Yu XM, Audhya AW, Jaume JC, Lloyd RV, Miyamoto S, Prolla TA, Chen H
    Oncologist 2014 Sep 26.
    [PubMed ID: 25260367]
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  • Clinical and Socioeconomic Factors Influence Treatment Decisions in Graves' Disease.
    Elfenbein DM, Schneider DF, Havlena J, Chen H, Sippel RS
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2014 Sep 23.
    [PubMed ID: 25245130]
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  • Outcomes After Subtotal Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism due to Hyperplasia: Significance of Whole vs. Partial Gland Remnant.
    Rajaei MH, Oltmann SC, Schneider DF, Sippel RS, Chen H
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2014 Sep 23.
    [PubMed ID: 25245126]
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  • All Thyroid Ultrasound Evaluations are Not Equal: Sonographers Specialized in Thyroid Cancer Correctly Label Clinical N0 Disease in Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.
    Oltmann SC, Schneider DF, Chen H, Sippel RS
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2014 Sep 19.
    [PubMed ID: 25234019]
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