Dr. Jefferson W. Chen is a neurosurgeon who is board certified in neurosurgery, neurocritical care and neuro-oncology. His clinical interests include traumatic brain injury, normal pressure hydrocephalus, stroke and brain tumor. He is a leader in techniques such as multimodal brain monitoring for traumatic brain injury and the use of BrainPath® technology to access deep-seated lesions.
Chen earned his graduate and medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general and neurological surgery at the UC San Diego, followed by a neurovascular/skull base fellowship at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. His research interests include studying the molecular mechanisms of brain injury and brain cell death.