Lisa Chen, MD
- Clinical Interests:
- Colon and rectal cancer, Colonoscopy, Hemorrhoids, Anal fissure, Anal fistula, Abscess, Anal warts, Constipation, Diarrhea, Fecal incontinence, Pilonidal, Pruritus, Colon polyps, Diverticulitis, Rectal prolapse, Pruritus ani, Ostomy
- Board Certification:
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery American Board of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1992
Yale New Haven Hospital, 1999
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2000
Lisa Chen, MD, FACS, is a professor for the Department of Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Chen sees patients of all ages. She believes in listening to her patients, understanding their concerns and helping them achieve their goals. She focuses on nonsurgical treatment options and considering surgery as a secondary choice.
Dr. Chen is a member of several professional organizations including the American Medical Association, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Harris County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association. She has also received numerous awards during her career including: Castle Connelly Top Doctors 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016; Vitals Patients Choice Award 2013; Health & Fitness Sports Magazine’s Doctor’s Choice 2009; Consumer Research Council of America’s Top Physicians 2004-2005.
When Dr. Chen is not caring for her patients, she enjoys knitting, karate, yoga and spending time with her husband and two children.