Christine Chen, M.D.
Specialties and Expertise
- Breast Imaging
- Body Imaging
- Interventional Breast Imaging
- Breast Cancer Screening
- Abdominal Imaging
- Abnormal Mammogram
- Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
- Body Imaging - US/CT/MRI
- Breast Ultrasound
- Breast Sonogram
- US Breast
- Dense Breasts
- Abdominal Ultrasound
- Gynecologic Ultrasound
- Transvaginal Ultrasound
- Pelvic Ultrasound
- CT (Computed Tomography)
- CT Scan of the Abdomen
- CT Scan of the Body
- PET Scan
- MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
- Breast MRI
- MRI of the Breast
- MRI of the Abdomen
- MRI of the Pelvis
- MRI Liver
- MRI Pelvis Female
- Image Guided Biopsies
- Breast Biopsy
- Core Needle Biopsy of Breast
- Fine Needle Aspiration
- Needle Localization of Breast
- Mammo Guided Stereotactic Biopsy of Breast
- Stereotactic Breast Core Biopsy
- Ultrasound-Guided Breast Core Biopsy
- US Guided Needle Biopsy of Breast
- Ultrasound Guidance For Fine Needle Aspiration
- MR Guided Breast Biopsy
Christine Chen, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Radiologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.
Dr. Chen earned her B.A. from the University of California-Berkeley where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005. She then received her M.D. at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2009.
Following an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Hawaii, Dr. Chen completed residency training in Diagnostic Radiology (2010-2016) at Yale New-Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT. She completed her fellowship in Body and Breast Imaging at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Chen was invited to join the faculty and was appointed Assistant Attending of Radiology in January 2017.
Dr. Chen's clinical expertise is in Breast and Abdominal Imaging. She interprets a variety of studies, including mammography, ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET-CT. She also performs breast interventional procedures, including stereotactic, ultrasound and MRI-guided breast biopsies, and pre-operative seed localizations.
Dr. Chen has a special interest in global radiology outreach and in improving breast cancer management and outcomes in Africa. She travels regularly with ICSBCS (International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes) as a radiology expert, providing lectures and hands-on ultrasound workshops for radiologists in low-resource hospitals.
In addition to clinical activities, Dr. Chen is an active and involved teacher of residents, fellows, and medical students.
Dr. Chen is a member of the following prestigious radiological societies:
- American College of Radiology
- American Roentgen Ray Society Radiological Society of North America
- Society of Abdominal Radiology
- Society of Breast Imaging
Education and Training
- M.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 2009
- B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2005
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