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Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Michelle M. Chen, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)
Dr. Chen is a fellowship-trained head and neck surgical oncologist with a board certification in otolaryngology and a clinical assistant professor with the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology.

Her practice focuses on the treatment of cancers that affect the head and neck. She has received additional training in microvascular reconstruction and transoral robotic surgery.

Dr. Chen has an active lab involved in head and neck cancer health services research and her work has appeared in numerous journals, including The Journal of the American Medical Association, Cancer, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Journal of Clinical Oncology. She has also authored chapters in textbooks on head and neck cancer treatment.

Dr. Chen is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery (AAOHNS) and the American Head & Neck Society.


Medical Education: Yale University School of Medicine (2014) CT
Research Fellowship, University of Michigan (2021)
Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (2021)
Fellowship, University of Michigan, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery (2020)
Residency, Stanford University, Otolaryngology (2019)
Medical Education, Yale School of Medicine (2014)


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