Dr. Constance Chen, MD

Dr. Constance Chen, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Constance Chen, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Stanford University in 2001 and specializes in plastic surgery, breast reconstruction surgery, and more.Read her story

875 Park Ave

New York, NY 10075

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
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more than 66% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
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more than 40% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
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more than 35% of peers

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Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Constance M. Chen is a board-certified plastic surgeon with special expertise in the use of innovative natural techniques to optimize medical and cosmetic outcomes for women undergoing breast reconstruction. Dr. Chen received her BA from Harvard College, MD from Stanford University School of Medicine, and MPH from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. After surgical residencies at the University of Washington Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital Cornell-Columbia, she completed fellowships at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York University Langone Medical Center Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. She is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) at Weill Cornell Medical College and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) at Tulane University School of Medicine. She is also the Chief of Microsurgery at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. Dr. Chen pioneered perforator flap breast reconstruction at Lenox Hill Hospital, and operates at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai as part of the New York Center for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction. She was previously principal investigator of a multi-institutional clinical trial investigating autologous lymph node transfer to treat breast cancer patients who have developed chronic upper extremity lymphedema after mastectomy. Dr. Chen is frequently invited to lecture nationally and internationally on new advancements in breast reconstruction and the surgical treatment of lymphedema. She is the author of three books, five book chapters, and fifty journal articles. She has also won numerous awards for her work in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the local, regional, and national levels. Dr. Chen has developed a reputation in the community for the personalized attention that she devotes to her patients. She is committed to aesthetic restoration of the breast and body, and enjoys helping her patients achieve overall well-being. At the end of the day, there is nothing more important to her than the joy she hopes to bring to her patients' lives."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "We are a boutique surgical practice focusing on the most innovative techniques in restorative surgery. Our goal is to help you make intelligent, educated choices that will restore you to health. While we offer all types of options to restore your body to a natural and comfortable shape, we specialize in the"

4  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrinkles

28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Wash Seattle
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Wash Seattle
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York University Med Center Tisch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Chen is very easy to talk to, eager to clearly explain all aspects of the procedures and her manner is incredibly sweet and reassuring. The procedure that I had done was autologous breast reconstruction which is extremely involved and delicate as it involves artery and blood blood vessel...more
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