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Neil T. Chen, MD

94% Patient Satisfaction based on 774 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 (435)

Breast Augmentation

Surgery went seamlessly, I was in and out in under 2 hours. Pain was very well controlled with the medications given. Incisions healed very well and quickly. I got exactly the results I asked for. Very pleased and would absolutely use Dr. Chen for any future surgeries.

Breast Lift

Greeted when I walked into office. Staff was friendly, discrete, and non-judgmental. Dr. Chen was very patient, knowledgeable, and I felt at ease in his presence.

Mini Face Lift

Professional. Highly skilled. Excellence!

Face Lift

The office was efficient; the doctor was informative and gave clear and concise answers to questions. High level of comfort assoicated with my visit.

Neck Lift

Staff is very nice and informative

Tummy Tuck

I love the outcome. The office and surgical staff were amazing. The post-op care is personal and attentive.

Tummy Tuck

I'm very satisfied with my tummy tuck, looks amazing. Explained everything well. Highly recommend him, Thank you!

Eyelid Surgery

Felt very comfortable with the doctors knowledge

Eyelid Surgery

All staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Makes you feel accommodated.

Neck Lift

Dr. Chen was very informative.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen took time to completely explain the procedure. He was very knowledgeable. Dr. Chen made both my husband and me comfortable with the procedure I scheduled.

Face Lift

I Respect Dr. Chen's recommendations, I am sincerely satisfied with the results. Dr. Chen is professional, affordable and very sincere. I highly recommended.

Face Lift

Dr. Chen was calm and made me feel at ease. The facility was great, all the staff were helpful and kind. The results are natural looking and just what I was looking for.

Face Lift

It was all so easy and my results were exactly what I wanted. Everyone was so nice too. I keep hearing how young I look so I know that it made a real difference without being obvious that I had work on my face. The other great thing is that the scars around my ears are so minor that they really can't be seen. I am delighted with my results.

Face Lift

I am so pleased with the results of my surgery. A face lift for me was very personal. I was always treated with dignity and respect. The staff was extremely kind and helpful with any questions I had. Dr. Chen was genuinely concerned for my satisfaction. The quality of his work is unsurpassed. I am constantly receiving complements yet no one has guessed why I look so refreshed. I would definitely recommend Dr. Chen.

Breast Implant Revision

The entire staff provided exceptional care before, during, and after surgery. The results are outstanding.


Everyone is friendly and professional and I was happy with my service.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen is an amazing surgeon and his staff is awesome

Breast Augmentation

It didn't take long to schedule my apt nor did it take long for the Dr. to see me.

Breast Reduction

I felt that Dr. Chen was very kind and attentive to me at my consultation, before surgery, and at my follow-up appointments. He addressed all my concerns and answered every question I had. I appreciated that he really listened to what I wanted and made it happen. I was also very impressed by his staff. My results are exactly what I wanted.