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Neil T. Chen, MD

93.8% Patient Satisfaction based on 707 ratings

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About Neil T. Chen:

Dr. Neil Chen has performed cosmetic surgery in New Mexico since 1996. His clinical practice, Plastic Surgery Institute of New Mexico, is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care. With numerous academic honors, scientific publications, medical inventions, and talks at national and local conferences, he is a recognized authority in his field. He was recently voted as “top doc” in facial/plastic surgery by the other physicians in Albuquerque (Albuquerque Magazine 2006).

Dr. Chen’s education included a bachelor degree from Haverford College and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He graduated with honors from both institutions. Staying in the Harvard system, he then completed residencies in both general surgery and plastic surgery at the world renowned Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. After serving as chief resident in plastic surgery at MGH, he accepted a highly competitive fellowship at the University of California in Los Angeles. Here, he honed his expertise in hand/microsurgery. His is board certified in plastic surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He also has added qualification in surgery of the hand and is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. As a Clinical Assistant Professor at UNM Medical School, he enjoys teaching students. He has also devoted his time in performing free surgery for children from Central America and Russia as a volunteer or both the Healing the Children and Interplast programs. He continues to keep on top of the latest information and techniques in plastic surgery in order to offer his patients the best available care.



  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
  • General Surgery Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
  • Plastic Surgery Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship: Hand and microsurgery: UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
  • Specialty: Plastic and reconstructive surgery, aesthetic surgery, surgery of the hand.
  • Other Degrees: B. A. in chemistry, Haverford College, PA.



  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • New Mexico Medical Review Association
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, University of New Mexico
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)



  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Certificate in Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand

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3830 Masthead St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109

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Neil T. Chen, MD Reviews (387)


I forgot the nurses name, she is really great at her job!!!

Breast Augmentation

Everyone in the office is very professional and kind. They make me feel comfortable and are helpful in answering my questions. I'm extremely excited for this procedure.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone involved in the surgery was very professional and went out of their way to make me feel comfortable with the whole process.

Tummy Tuck

I felt very comfortable with the Dr. And staff.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I look 20 years younger

Face Lift

Dr. Chen was patient and answered all my questions.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen was very knowledgeable about the process, we discussed in depth what would be appropriate for me as far as sizing and shape, he was very understanding

Face Lift

Dr. Chen was very thorough in explaining everything. He really took time with me.

Face Lift

Thorough explanations from doctor and staff. Lots of information given.

Breast Reduction

The level of comfort with Dr. Chen was amazing! He had so much patience with all my questions and his high degree of knowledge and transparency was astonishing.

Cyst Removal

Thank you Doctor Chen for taking care of the cyst on my neck. It was such a quick painless operation and it is healing beautifully. Such a pleasant experience! I can’t thank you enough. [Single best thing is...] a quick & painless procedure coupled with warm and comforting client experience.


From the moment Dr. Chen walked in the consultation room he made me feel at ease. He took his time. He was honest and genuine.

Breast Implant Revision

Very respectful doctor, I felt very comfortable with him and pleased with information I received.


Dr. Chen and his staff are great.

Tummy Tuck

I was very pleased with the way I was treated and how staff was available when I had questions, they were just wonderful. The outcome was better then what I expected.

Tummy Tuck

The staff was very professional and kind. They answered all of my questions and provided me with amazing results. I was extremely pleased from start to finish. I walked in knowing exactly what I wanted. They did not try to oversell me or change my mind. The staff and Dr. Chen provide excellent service and Dr. Chen is an amazing surgeon.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen really listened to my concerns and took the time to understand my lifestyle. I would recommend him to anyone! I have been considering this surgery for many years and he explained what I could expect by moving forward with procedure.

Earlobe Repair

Dr. Chen was very kind and explained the procedure well. He didn’t rush with the answers and I felt at ease.

Tummy Tuck

I am very pleased with the results from my tummy tuck surgery. It's been 8 weeks and things are looking better daily. Thank you Dr. Chen and staff for taking suck good care of me.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen and his staff were so professional. Dr. Chen was friendly and informative and answered every question thoroughly. He explained everything in detail. I was second guessing a size and was able to go in and recheck and confirm without any issues. I highly recommend him to anyone considering plastic surgery.