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Neil T. Chen, MD

93.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 569 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 (295)

Breast Augmentation

I was taken care of with the level care that exceeds all expectations [Single best thing is...] How comfortable the staff and surgeon made me feel!

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Chen is great and always took the time to discuss any questions I had and understands what women are looking for in their procedure. I'm happy with my results and with no doubt feel like I choose the best doctor in town.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen and his staff were highly professional, everything went smoothly, and I'm thrilled with the results. Many thanks to all Single best thing? The outcome, of course!

Breast Lift

Staff and Doctor were very patient, kind and thorough

Face Lift

Dr. Chen, his staff at the office and the surgery center were all professional, friendly and caring. During the entire process I was kept informed by Dr. Chen and the staff of what they were doing and what to expect.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Chen and his staff were all very nice and helpful. All my questions and concerns were answered and now I feel more confident about the whole process

Brow Lift

The doctor listened well and understood my concerns. He explained what plan would do the most good. He gave me an estimate and I am planning on doing the procedure.

Tummy Tuck

The staff was very helpful! Dr. Chen made me feel comfortable and answered all of questions. I had to make 2 appointments because I was confused on how large I wanted to go with my implants!

Neck Lift

Appointment was on time. Dr Chen came in within a couple of minutes after I was shown to the consultation room. Dr. Chen listens and is very honest and relaxed. Staff is friendly, helpful and happy.

Face Lift

I look 20 years younger and it’s so natural looking.

Treatment / Procedure

I really enjoy this office and the staff that works there. Doctor Chen is wonderful in many ways. I have had work done with him before and have been very satisfied. I have refereed him to my friends and they have been very happy with him.

Breast Augmentation

My results were not quite what I was expecting. I'm not sure if maybe the expectations were not ralistic.

Face Lift

Dr. Chen is easy. He is not just trying to make money. He is genuine about what he really feels you need and what you don't need.

Face Lift

Dr. Chen is a superb surgeon with excellent judgment. He has always been very attentive and truly listens and responds to any questions or concerns. His staff is also very prompt and professional.

Face Lift

I was made comfortable from the moment I walked in the offices. Paula was warm and hospitable. The Dr. gave me clear explanations of exactly what I needed to hear. I can't wait until the surgery happens.

Treatment / Procedure

I love the outcome!

Male Breast Reduction

Looks great. Confidence is back. Amazing results

Treatment / Procedure

The consultation answered all my concerns and expectations. Dr. Chen's recommendations were realistic and reasonable. He gave me a hope that I would be fine. No fear. I like his approach/philosophy to my facial problem.

Reconstructive Surgery

Very informative, kind, understanding, helpful.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Chen seems very sincere and humble. He makes you feel at ease.