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Neil T. Chen, MD

94% Patient Satisfaction based on 943 ratings

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4.70
Based on 943 ratings
5 stars (746)
79.1%
4 stars (143)
15.2%
3 stars (29)
3.1%
2 stars (15)
1.6%
1 star (10)
1.1%
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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.

 

Education

  • 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.

 

Affiliations

  • 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)

 

Certifications

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

Contact This Provider

3830 Masthead St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109


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Neil T. Chen, MD Reviews (538)

Tummy Tuck

The staff and Dr. Chen are the best and most compassionate people. Very easy to talk with and my past experience with Dr. Chen has been excellent.

Neck Lift

The appointment was easily arranged and very efficient. I liked the explanation and enjoyed Dr. Chen's personality and qualifications.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen made me feel very comfortable and I found it easy to discuss what I wanted done.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone took their time to explain things to me, and I felt I was taken care of and will have the outcome I want.

Breast Reduction

The staff and Dr. Chen were very welcoming, knowledgeable and thorough. Dr. Chen listened to me and what I wanted done. He explained the best course of action and how the procedure would be performed.

Face Lift

I have been going to Dr. Chen for at least 15 yrs, I love the fact that everyone there is like my family, they know me, and I know them and the doctor always knows what I need to stay ahead of aging gracefully with looking natural and refreshed looking without overdoing it... I NEVER have a worry because I know he is the BEST! Plus he is really a DOLL!

Breast Augmentation

The staff was very friendly and quick to respond/reach out. Dr. Chen appeared to be honest with what was need for what I was looking for, came across as very knowledgeable. Dr. Chen seems to take cleanliness seriously.

Face Lift

Dr. Chen was excellent. Never pressured into more procedures and in fact he recommended the mini face lift. Immediate results even though I had some swelling. Only pain pill I took was Tylenol. It just looks better every day. If anyone is considering a procedure I would highly recommend Dr. Chen.

Breast Reduction

Very friendly, professional staff. Dr. Chen went into detail about the procedure and what to expect during and after. He didn't rush me through and took the time to ensure I was comfortable and had all the information I needed. I had all my questions answered and felt fully confident in getting the procedure done by Dr. Chen.

Face Lift

Staff was highly professional. They explained in detail what was going to happen during the surgery. Everyone was very courteous, and answered all my questions.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone was very kind and knowledgeable and informative. I felt very comfortable and loved the end result!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen was extremely knowledgeable answered all of my questions and gave me lots of information on the procedure and options.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen answered all my questions. He made me feel better about what the surgery entails. I am actually getting excited.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen and the staff were so kind! He was very professional and caring and answered all my questions. He took away all my fears and the outcome is beautiful. I will definitely go back for any further procedures. The single best thing I would have to say was professionalism, kindness and care from the staff!! They made the whole process of the surgery simple, comfortable and most of all that I was in good hands!! Very prompt for all questions.

Face Lift

Everyone was extremely caring and professional. Communication was great and I felt very comfortable.

Face Lift

Dr. Chen’s input in planning the work is always spot on. He is realistically conservative, both with my face and my money. The final product was perfect. The mini lift, done properly, is a rapid recovery.

Tummy Tuck

The results are absolutely stunning

Earlobe Repair

Dr. Chen from the beginning was very informative, and his slight humor during the procedure made it all the more enjoyable! He was accurate and quick to answer questions. Very talented and intelligent doctor! [Single best thing is...] Dr. Chen’s joke on how this was “the third time I think I’ve done this” when I asked him how many times he had done this specific procedure.

Face Lift

Expectations were explained quite well preoperatively. Surgical center was great. Knew what to expect with recovery and office was great for post-op

Breast Augmentation

My consultation with Dr. Chen went well, scheduling my appointment for the operation was quick, surgery center was very clean and friendly.