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Education & Training
Brown University School of Medicine, RI, 1994
New York University Department of Surgery
Hospital of Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute
University of Southern California, Sports Medicine and Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction Surgery
Ankle replacement, Anterior hip replacement, Arthroscopic wrist surgery, Back and neck surgery, Bone and soft tissue tumors, Cervical spine surgery, Complex reconstructive surgery, Congenital deformities surgery, Elbow arthroplasty, Endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, Foot and ankle surgery, Hip replacement, Hip resurfacing, Knee replacement, Kyphosis, Ligament reconstruction, Limb length discrepancies, Limb preservation/salvage, Lumbar spine surgery, Meniscus allograft or articular cartilage transplantation, Meniscus injury, Muscular dystrophy, Nerve injuries and repair, Osteomyelitis, Revision of joint replacement, Rotator cuff surgery, Scoliosis, Shoulder replacement, Spinal disorders, Spondylolisthesis, Sports injuries, Tendon repairs, Tissue-sparing joint replacement surgery
Sports medicine, shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery (rotator cuff, instability and arthritis) and knee surgery (ligament & meniscus injuries), knee resurfacing arthroplasty.
Dr. Frank Chen has served as head team physician for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA, and also has served as a member of the medical staff of the Oakland Raiders of the NFL. He also takes care of many local college and high school athletes, and is currently also team physician for Gunn High School in Palo Alto.
Dr. Chen is married and enjoys playing soccer, jogging, basketball and is a sports fanatic.
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Philosophy of Care
My goal as a physician and surgeon is to allow athletes as well as non-athletes alike to be as active as they can by restoring function as much as possible to injured joints, especially in the shoulder, elbow and knees.
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