Dr. Chen grew up in Sacramento, California. He has been a soccer enthusiast his entire life and played at nationally-ranked Jesuit High School and in Northern California's Olympic Development program. As a collegiate soccer player he became interested in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He attended Swarthmore College, earned at masters degree at University of California Berkeley, and a medical degree at University of California Davis. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at University of Hawaii/Queens Medical Center where he worked with the University of Hawaii football team and Kamehameha Schools Athletics. He completed a Sports Medicine, Shoulder, and Arthroscopy Fellowship at University of California San Francisco where he worked with Cal Berkeley Basketball and Soccer teams. He also works with USA Sevens Rugby teams.As a fully trained sportsmedicine, knee and shoulder surgeon, Dr. Chen utilizes advanced arthroscopic techniques primarily and all open reconstructive techniques. He also practices general orthopaedics, adult total joint reconstruction of the knee, hip, and shoulder. Having worked with amateur to professional athletes as well as young and masters athletes, Dr. Chen’s philosophy of care is to help a patient return to a specific activity, lifestyle, or sport. Dr. Chen is board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.He lives in San Francisco with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys soccer, tennis, and basketball.