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Neil T. Chen, MD

93.8% Patient Satisfaction based on 1250 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 (717)

Breast Augmentation

All of the questions and concerns I had were addressed. Dr. Chen was friendly, professional and confident in his recommendations for sizing and profiles. The office staff has been incredibly helpful and responsive with setting up second consultations, and answering other lingering questions. Everyone has been fantastic!

Eyelid Surgery

Very happy with the outcome.

Breast Augmentation

The surgery went well. Dr.Chen was very informational and kind. Recovery is going smoothly and overall it has been a good experience.

Tummy Tuck

I loved how polite and professional Dr. Chen was. He also was not unrealistic. He was very honest and was also very very knowledgeable and that made me feel so much more better about choosing Dr. Chen for my surgery needs.

Breast Augmentation

Everything from the consult, surgery and the post op visit. Every person was professional and polite.

Breast Reduction

Yes, I was very satisfied with my experience.

Face Lift

My questions were answered


Dr. Chen is super!!! He explained everything i needed to know and answered all my questions. Very professional and my results are amazing!!

Mini Face Lift

Great result, and the entire process was simple from first appt, to the surgical day, to the follow up visit.

Breast Augmentation

Very professional experience. Entire staff helped put me at ease throughout the whole process. The surgical staff was also AMAZING! Very happy with my results.

Tummy Tuck

Great customer service , staff very helpful.

Injectable Fillers

Dr. Chen was honest, open and clear about what he could and could not do for me.

Breast Augmentation

Everyone was very friendly.


Everyone is so kind and helpful. Dr. Chen reassured me when I spun out and did a wonderful job on my surgery. I've never felt this good about my body in my entire life!

Eyelid Surgery

The receptionists were very nice and upbeat. The office and facility was immaculate and modern. Dr. Chen was so kind and very patiently explained every procedure I would be having. I was somewhat nervous about the consultation but everyone involved made me feel very comfortable and confident about my surgery.

Eyelid Surgery

The Dr. is very informative and personable.

Breast Implant Removal

The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Dr. Chen was very professional and charming.

Tummy Tuck

I felt much more comfortable with the idea of surgery after meeting and talking with Dr. Chen.

Breast Lift

[Single best thing:] The lift and no more saggy boobs.

Eyelid Surgery

I will say that last year I had an arm lift and a breast lift and I was extremely happy with Doctor Chen's work. Even before I had my first surgery he was very informative and answered all my questions. Anticipating good results from my upcoming surgery on June 11.