Biography

Dr. Lisa Chen received her undergraduate degree from Yale University, her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, and completed her general surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where she also did a research fellowship. She did her colon and rectal surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth) in 1999.

Dr. Chen is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at McGovern Medical School. She is Board certified and recertified in colon rectal surgery and general surgery.  Her clinical interests include colon and rectal cancer screening and treatment, medical and surgical treatment of hemorrhoids and other benign and malignant anorectal conditions, incontinence, diverticulitis, inflammation of the colon, constipation, and diarrhea.

She is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society.

Education

Undergrad
B.S., Yale University, 1984-1987
Graduate
M.D., Columbia University, 1988-1992
Internship
General Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1992-1993
Residency
General Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1993-1994
Fellowship
Digestive Diseases, West Haven VA/Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1994-1996
Residency
General Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1996-1997
Residency
General Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1997-1998
Residency
General Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1998-1999
Residency
Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1999-2000

Clinic Locations

UT Physicians Colon and Rectal Clinic at Peakwood
713.486.4650
800 Peakwood Drive, Suite 2C
Houston, TX 77090