Dr. Thomas  Chen, MD, PhD

Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PhD

Neurosurgeon at The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

Meet Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PhD

Dr. Thomas Chen is a board certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC, specializing in the treatment of spine cancer.

Dr. Chen At a Glance:

  • One of the few fellowship trained spine surgeons focused on spine cancer
  • Dedicated to making USC Neuro-oncology the leader in innovative treatments for brain and spine tumors
  • Emphasis on research and laboratory efforts

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Los Angeles, CA

How Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PhD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon

Education

  • Medical School, University of California, San Francisco
  • Internship, USC Department of Surgery
  • Residency, Neurosurgery - University of Southern California

Conditions

  • Astrocytomas
  • Brain Tumors
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Neck Pain
  • Oligodendrogliomas
  • Primary Brain Tumor
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors

Treatments

  • Craniotomy
  • Image Guided Neuronavigational Therapy
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microdissection
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Pedicle Screws
  • Spine Oncology

Accolades for Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PhD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Spine - Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Professor of Neurological Surgery, USC

Professional Affiliations

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgery
  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • North American Spine Society
  • Society of Neuro-Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Awards

  • Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2015
  • Castle Connolly “Top Doctor,” 2015

Office Information for Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PhD

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 5400
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Primary Location:

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 5400
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Hours

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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