About Me

Dr. Chen is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Adult Echocardiography.

Dr. Chen completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at MIT in Materials Science and Engineering. He received his MD degree from UCSD and his PhD in Bioengineering from UCLA. As a medical device engineer at Medtronic, he played an important role in the development of the Endeavor and Resolute drug-eluting coronary stents. His Internship and Residency were completed at UCLA where he also completed his Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship. Dr. Chen went on to complete his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital, including a dedicated second year focusing on Structural Heart Disease. While at Columbia, Dr. Chen was closely involved in the major clinical trials involving TAVR. Dr. Chen has presented his research at major national and international conferences including AHA, ACC, and TCT, and has authored multiple manuscripts and book chapters on subjects ranging from Interventional Cardiology to Cardiac Stem Cells. Dr. Chen joined PCA from the Faculty of the world-renowned Columbia University Medical Center where he served as a Clinical Instructor.

Dr. Chen is the Medical Director for PCA’s Structural Heart Program, which includes TAVR, MitraClip and the latest structural heart disease interventions.

In addition to this list of impressive cardiovascular credentials, Dr. Chen is an accomplished violinist and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. In his spare time, Dr. Chen enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Dr. Chen possesses a keen intellect, a passion for clinical cardiology and a driving enthusiasm for providing excellent cardiovascular care to his patients with a strong emphasis on interventional procedures.

Areas of Interest
  • Structural Heart
  • Cardiac Catheterization - Right and Left heart
  • PTCA; Single and multi-vessel
  • Stent placement - (coronary arteries)
  • PFO/ASD Closure Device insertion (structural heart disease)
  • TAVR
  • WATCHMAN® /Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Conditions
  • AFib
  • Arrhythmia
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Heart Arteries
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
Treatments
  • Angiopalsty
  • Blockage Surgery
  • Heart Stent
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Valve
Languages

English, Mandarin

Provider Specialty

Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Services

  • Heart & Vascular Care

Education

Fellowship - Structural Heart Disease

Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital

Fellowship - Interventional Cardiology

Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital

Fellowship - Cardiovascular Disease

UCLA Medical Center

Residency

UCLA Medical Center

Internship

UCLA Medical Center

Medical Education

UC San Diego School of Medicine

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

Pacific Cardiovascular Associates

3070 Bristol St., Suite 190

Costa Mesa , CA

Office: (877) 430-7337

Insurances Accepted

Boeing MemorialCare Health Alliance ACO
BlueShield Trio Commercial HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO
BlueShield Medicare Advantage HMO (GNP)
SCAN Medicare Advantage HMO (GNP)
UHC AARP Medicare Advantage HMO (GNP)
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO (GNP)
UHC Commercial HMO (GNP)
UHC Commercial HMO (GNP)
Centivo ACO
UHC Commercial HMO (GNP)
Anthem Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO (GNP)
Cigna Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO
Anthem Commercial HMO (GNP)
Aetna Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO (GNP)
Health Net Commercial HMO (GNP)
BlueShield Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO (GNP)
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Clever Care Medicare Advantage HMO (GNP)
SCAN Medicare Advantage HMO
Clever Care Medicare Advantage HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO
Aetna Commercial HMO (GNP)
Alignment Medicare Advantage HMO