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This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Robert Chen is the Medical Director of Acacia Dermatology in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee & Skin/Envy MD in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. His goal is to provide quality, compassionate and comprehensive medical care, as well as safe and effective laser treatments and cosmetic procedures. Dr. Chen grew up in California and attended the University of California at Santa Barbara. During college, he was the recipient of the University of California President's Undergraduate Research Fellowship and was appointed the Graduation Commencement Speaker for his class. Dr. Chen received his medical training at the nation's top institutions. He is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. During Medical School he was a Fellow of the prestigious Medical Scientist Training Program of the National Institutes of Health, which fully supported all of his rigorous scholarly activities leading to completion of both the MD and PhD doctorate degrees. After Medical School, Dr. Chen completed his Internship at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and received diverse training in key fields affecting skin care such as plastic surgery, vascular surgery, head & neck surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, obstetrics & gynecology, family medicine and pediatrics.Following Internship, Dr. Chen completed his Dermatology Residency at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. During Dermatology Residency, Dr. Chen received exceptional, comprehensive training in medical, pediatric, and surgical dermatology—including Mohs Micrographic Surgery—from many of the nation's leaders in Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.Subsequent to Residency, Dr. Chen completed his Fellowship training in Dermatopathology (skin pathology) at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. While at the University of Chicago, he was also an Instructor in the Department of Medicine responsible for the training of medical students, interns and residents. After completing his Fellowship training, Dr. Chen accepted his current position as the Medical Director at Acacia Dermatology and Skin/Envy MD. Dr. Chen also maintains a busy practice providing expert Dermatopathology consultation services for other Nashville area dermatologists. Dr. Robert Chen is dual Board Certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Because of his extensive qualifications, Dr. Chen is positioned to diagnose and manage even the most difficult skin conditions."
This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Dr. Robert Chen, MD, PhD specializes in all aspects of skin care and diseases of the skin. Dr. Chen is Double Board Certified in Dermatology & Dermatopathology and he has trained in the top medical institutions of the country, including Vanderbilt University, the University of Chicago & the University of California. Dr. Chen is compassionate and believes that the best outcome in the patient's care should include detailed communication and education about the diagnosis and outcome of anything he treats."
Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Occupational Skin Diseases
Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Fungal Nail Infection
Granuloma of Skin
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Herpes Simplex Infection
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Tag Removal
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
0 Malpractice Claims
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University Of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2003
Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
Ucsd Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
University Of Chicago Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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