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Dr. Peng Chen, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (16)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Peng Chen, MD

Dr. Peng Chen, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Tokyo Womens Medical College and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Chen an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Chen works at UTHealth Houston Neurosciences - Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Cancer and Brain Aneurysm along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chen's Office Locations

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    UTHealth Houston Neurosciences - Texas Medical Center
    6400 Fannin St Ste 2800, Houston, TX 77030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 486-8000

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  • Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

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Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Cancer
Brain Aneurysm
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Back Pain
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Moyamoya Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Intracranial Vessels Stenting
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Peng Chen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese
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    NPI Number
    • 1053331900
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Tokyo Womens Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Peng Chen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Chen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Chen works at UTHealth Houston Neurosciences - Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Chen’s profile.

    Dr. Chen has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Cancer and Brain Aneurysm, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Chen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Chen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Chen.

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