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Neil T. Chen, MD

93.8% Patient Satisfaction based on 1203 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 (696)

Eyelid Surgery

Long term patient Staff and Dr Chen always professional as well as being caring and personable

Breast Augmentation

Very satisfied with the results of my Brest augmentation. Dr. Chen and his staff took very close care of me before and post op made me feel very comfortable I will definitely be back for another procedure.


Dr. Chen is very professional, kind, and always makes sure to explain what the expectations should be of any procedures.

Tummy Tuck

Staff made me feel very comfortable during the experience.

Ear Surgery / Otoplasty

Dr. Chen is a very patient doctor. We did t.not feel rushed at all. Also, staff was really understanding and sweet.

Ear Surgery / Otoplasty

My results exceeded expectations and I felt that the institution well prepared me for the recovery process.


Everything was great. Tummy looks great.

Eyelid Surgery

All questions answered quickly and concise.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen listened to my concern and advised me with honest opinion what would be best for me.

Eyelid Surgery

I am very happy with the results. Dr. Chen is very calming and takes his time to answer your questions.

Face Lift

The information provided was professional and helpful. All questions were answered. Very comfortable setting.

Breast Augmentation

The doctor was VERY straightforward with how and why he personally prefers certain procedures over others. He showed small clips of his surgeries to answer questions about the procedures. He set all of my worries at ease.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen explained everything prior to the surgery and answered all my questions in depth. I had several other consultations before choosing Dr. Chen, and I felt like the other places seemed overwhelming, like you were just a number. At Dr. Chen's office, I felt like he personalized my procedure to fit me.

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Chen was very patient and thourough. His staff were helpful although a bit rushed.

Breast Augmentation

Took his time explaining from start to finish.

Breast Augmentation

surgical site (wound) was impecible and the ease of recovery was great without having to wear the surgical bra and how quickly I was allowed to go back to "life"

Breast Implant Removal

The surgery went great and I am very happy with the results.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen and his staff are so delightful and make made my visits great. Dr. Chen did an amazing job on my tummy tuck. I'm super excited to see the final results. I am about 8 weeks post op now and love what Dr. Chen has done for me.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen is always pleasant and professional.

Face Lift

This was my third in-person consultation with Dr. Chen. He and his staff have been very patient with me as I've struggled with making decisions regarding my surgery.