Christine Chen, M.D.
Radiology
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Christine Chen, M.D.

Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Body Imaging
  • Radiology - Diagnostic

Expertise

  • Breast Imaging
  • Interventional Breast Imaging
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Mammography
  • Mammogram
  • Abnormal Mammogram
  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Body Imaging - US/CT/MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • 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-CT
  • 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
  • Fluoroscopy
  • 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
  • Ductography

Biography

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

Research

Credentials

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments