Peter C. Chen, MD
Surgery – Thoracic and Cardiac
- Clinical Interests:
- Congenital heart disease, complex neonatal heart surgery, adult congenital heart disease, pediatric heart failure, extracorporeal life support, minimally invasive congenital heart surgery
- Board Certification:
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Wake Forest University, 2008
Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, 2018
University of Rochester School of Medicine, 2015
Peter Chen, MD, treats patients of all ages for complex and chronic heart conditions and diseases. In addition to his board certification in thoracic surgery, Dr. Chen has completed a research fellowship studying outcomes after congenital heart surgery and another fellowship on congenital cardiac surgery.
Dr. Chen’s clinical interests include complex neonatal heart disease, single ventricle palliation, pediatric and adult congenital heart disease, pediatric heart failure, and minimally invasive approaches to congenital heart surgery. His research interests include tissue engineered heart valves, regenerative medicine, cerebral and myocardial protection, surgical outcomes after congenital heart surgery, and the development of innovative surgical techniques.
Dr. Chen is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He remains actively involved in medical student and resident mentor ship and continued improvement of surgical education.
- UT Physicians Pediatric Surgery – Texas Medical Center
6410 Fannin Street, Suite 950
Houston, TX 77030