Alexander Chen, MD

Appointments

Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery

Research Interests

Disorders of the mediastinum and pleura as well as the diagnosis and evaluation of patients with early stage or advanced cancer involving the thorax.

Education and Training

  • 2001 – University of Missouri at Kansas City: Degree: MD
  • 2001-2004 Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine; Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
  • 2004-2005 Chief medical resident, Internal Medicine; Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
  • 2005 – 2008 Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2008 – 2009 Fellowship, Interventional Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2008-2009 – Assistant Director of Interventional Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2009 -2015 – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2009 – present Director of Interventional Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2015 – present Associate Professor of Medicine Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Honors and Awards

  • Young Investigator Award at ACCP CHEST for abstract “The effect of an education program on the incidence of central venous catheter-associate blookstream infection in the medicau ICU.” 2005
  • Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award. 2008
  • Elected member, Board of Directors: American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 2011-present
  • Elected Co-Chair, Bronchoscopy Simulation, American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) 2012
  • Alfred Soffer Award for Outstanding Research, American College of Chest Physicians 2013
  • Chair, Pulmonary Procedures Workgroup, American College of Chest Physicians 2015-present

Publications

View Alexander Chen’s research publications on PubMed ยป