Christine Chen, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Biographical Info

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
Clinical 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
  • M.D.
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
  • B.A.
    University of California, Berkeley

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