Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Medicine
Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Chen, UW associate professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, has special expertise in treating older patients with cardiovascular disease. 

He earned a bachelor's degree from Haverford College in Pennsylvania and then attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology (his dissertation research focused on the influence of age and gender on patient-physician interaction) before entering medical school to obtain his M.D.

He came to the UW in 1999 for an internship and residency in internal medicine and then also completed fellowships in gerontology and geriatric medicine and cardiology here. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Chen's personal interests include spending time with his wife and son, exercise, travel, and food.

Education & Training: 
Fellowship in Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2005
Fellowship in Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2003
Internship and Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2002
MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI
1999
PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
1995
MA
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
1991
BA
Haverford College
Haverford, PA
1989
Honors: 
Cum Laude, University of Michigan Medical School
1999
Cardiology Teaching Excellence Award
2007
Writing Committee for the 2013 Update for the AHA Scientific Statement: Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly