Wei-Chung Chen, MD

TitleClinical Instructor of Medicine (Fellow)
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
Address1520 San Pablo Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Collapse Education and Training
    Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Jacksonville, FL2017Clinical Feloow
    Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX2014Categorical Resident
    Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX2012Categorical Intern
    San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CAMD2011
    Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, CT2007Master of Public Health
    Duke University, Durham, NCBA2005Biological Anthropology and Anatomy
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    American College of Physicians2009ACP National Medical Students Abstract Competition Finalist
    National Institute of Mental Health2009NIH/NIMH Sponsored NRSA T32 Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health
    American Heart Association2008American Heart Assoc. Western States Affiliate Medical Student Research Award
    National Institute of Aging2008National Institute of Aging Medical Student Training in Aging Research Award
    Yale University2006Yale Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases Summer Fellowship Award
    Duke University2005Phi Beta Kappa National Academic Honor Society
    Duke University2005Graduation with Distinction Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute2004Howard Hughes Fellowships For Neuorsciences
    Duke University2004  - 2005Duke University Dean’s List with Distinction
    Duke University2004Duke University Giorgio Ciompi Music Scholarships
    Duke University2003Duke University Larry and Violet H. Turner Music Scholarships
    Duke University2002  - 2003Duke University Undergraduate Research Support Program
    City of Hope2001  - 2002City of Hope Beckman Research Institute Research Program
    State of California2001California Governor’s Scholar
    National Merit Scholarship Corporation2001National Merit Scholarship Commended Scholar

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    1. Chen W, Nassar A, Wang MH. Adenocarcinoma Arising From the Tip of the J-Pouch With Medically Refractory Crohn's Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 06; 14(6):A25-A26. PMID: 26898651.
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    2. Chen W, Wallace MB. Endoscopic management of mucosal lesions in the gastrointestinal tract. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016; 10(4):481-95. PMID: 26581857.
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    3. Qumsiyeh YH, Chen W, Brahmbhatt B, Wallace MB, Wolfsen HC. Incarcerated, retroflexed endoscope associated with a paraesophageal hernia. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 May; 83(5):1028-9. PMID: 26584786.
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    4. Yamaguchi T, Inoue T, Nishida T, Kato M, Hayashi Y, Tsujii Y, Maekawa A, Kawai S, Fujinaga T, Araki M, Nagai K, Yoshii S, Hiyama S, Shinzaki S, Iijima H, Tsujii M, Takehara T. Localized gastric amyloidosis mimicking a submucosal tumor-like gastric cancer. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul; 82(1):175-7. PMID: 25887716.
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    5. Judd S, Vanama R, Levi E, Antaki F. Splenic abscess: a rare adverse event of a benign penetrating gastric ulcer. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Jul; 82(1):174-5. PMID: 25841582.
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    6. Chen W, Bartel M, Kroner T, Stauffer JA, Stark ME, Lukens FJ. Double balloon enteroscopy is a safe and effective procedure in removing entrapped foreign objects in the small bowel for up to 3 months. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 May; 25(5):392-5. PMID: 25825927.
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    7. Chen W, Quigley EM. Probiotics, prebiotics & synbiotics in small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: opening up a new therapeutic horizon! Indian J Med Res. 2014 Nov; 140(5):582-4. PMID: 25579137; PMCID: PMC4311309.
    8. Chao D, Chen W, Thirkill CE, Lee AG. Paraneoplastic optic neuropathy and retinopathy associated with colon adenocarcinoma. Can J Ophthalmol. 2013 Oct; 48(5):e116-20. PMID: 24093201.
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    9. Chen W, Quigley EM. Commentary: irritable bowel syndrome and the CDAI--misleading activity by straw men. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 May; 37(10):1020-1. PMID: 23590538.
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    10. Chen W, Maru DM, Abraham SC, Tan D, Raju GS. Endoscopic clip tamponade of bleeding: a novel adjunct technique for endoscopic mucosal resection. Endoscopy. 2013; 45 Suppl 2 UCTN:E104-5. PMID: 23526499.
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    11. Chen W, Weston B, Krishna SG, Gomez G, Rashid A, Katz MH, Lee JE, Raju GS. Prolonged endoscopic loop ligation for removal of gastrointestinal tumors. Endoscopy. 2013; 45 Suppl 2 UCTN:E69-70. PMID: 23526523.
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    12. Hartmann P, Chen W, Schnabl B. The intestinal microbiome and the leaky gut as therapeutic targets in alcoholic liver disease. Front Physiol. 2012; 3:402. PMID: 23087650; PMCID: PMC3468817.
    13. Muhyieddeen K, Chen W, Varon J. A case of IVC filter thrombosis. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2012 Oct; 34(3):404-5. PMID: 22555515.
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    14. Chen W, Rodriguez-Waitkus PM, Barroso A, Balsaver A, McKechnie JC. A Rare Case of Gastric Fundic Gland Adenocarcinoma (Chief Cell Predominant Type). J Gastrointest Cancer. 2012 Sep; 43 Suppl 1:S262-5. PMID: 22791069.
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    15. Chen W, Kassi M, Saeed U, Frenette CT. A rare case of amatoxin poisoning in the state of Texas. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2012 May; 6(2):350-7. PMID: 22740810; PMCID: PMC3383298.
    16. Chen W, Frenette C. Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in a post liver transplant patient. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Jun; 21(2):125. PMID: 22720295.
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    17. Daniels LB, Laughlin GA, Kritz-Silverstein D, Clopton P, Chen W, Maisel AS, Barrett-Connor E. Elevated natriuretic peptide levels and cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults. Am J Med. 2011 Jul; 124(7):670.e1-8. PMID: 21683832; PMCID: PMC3173742.
    18. Sawhney N, Anousheh R, Chen W, Feld GK. Circumferential pulmonary vein ablation with additional linear ablation results in an increased incidence of left atrial flutter compared with segmental pulmonary vein isolation as an initial approach to ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Jun; 3(3):243-8. PMID: 20339034.
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    19. Chen W, Tran KD, Maisel AS. Biomarkers in heart failure. Heart. 2010 Feb; 96(4):314-20. PMID: 20194212.
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    20. Sawhney N, Anousheh R, Chen W, Narayan S, Feld GK. Five-year outcomes after segmental pulmonary vein isolation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Aug 01; 104(3):366-72. PMID: 19616669; PMCID: PMC2892619.
    21. Sawhney NS, Anousheh R, Chen W, Feld GK. Diagnosis and management of typical atrial flutter. Cardiol Clin. 2009 Feb; 27(1):55-67, viii. PMID: 19111764.
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    22. Abdel-Rahman A, Dechkovskaia AM, Sutton JM, Chen W, Guan X, Khan WA, Abou-Donia MB. Maternal exposure of rats to nicotine via infusion during gestation produces neurobehavioral deficits and elevated expression of glial fibrillary acidic protein in the cerebellum and CA1 subfield in the offspring at puberty. Toxicology. 2005 May 05; 209(3):245-61. PMID: 15795061.
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    23. Guo G, Wang T, Gao Q, Tamae D, Wong P, Chen T, Chen W, Shively JE, Wong JY, Li JJ.Expression of ErbB2 enhances radiation-induced NF-kB activation. Oncogene. 2004; 2(23):535-545.