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 PhD and medical degrees from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He completed residencies in general and neurological surgery at UC San Diego, as well as a residency in pediatric neurosurgery. He also completed a fellowship in neurovascular and skull base surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.
Chen's research interests include studying the molecular mechanisms of brain injury and brain cell death.