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Geoffrey CHEN

Title

Chief of ENT

Degrees

MD, PhD

Department

ENT Clinic (Ear, Nose, Throat)

Language

Mandarin
English

Biography

Specialty

Dr.Chen has 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experience in E.N.T. He is experienced in endoscopic sinus surgery, oto-neurosurgery, minimally invasive pharyngeal surgery, laryngeal microsurgery, and surgical treatments for sleep apnea syndrome. He has extensive research and clinical experience in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults and children (including adenoidal hypertrophy and hypertrophy of the tonsils), rhinitis, rhino sinusitis, nasal polyps, voice disorders, vertigo, otolithiasis, otitis media, hearing loss, and hereditary hearing impairment.

Education

Dr.Chen received Doctor degree of Medicine and Ph.D in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the Peking Union Medical College. Dr Chen completed his post-doctorate research at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine.

Working background

Before joining United Family Healthcare, Dr.Chen focused on E.N.T. clinical work and researching work of congenital deafness at Xinhua Hospital. Then he built up comprehensive otolaryngology and sleep medicine with complete sub-specialties at Jiahui International Hospital. Now he is the chief of Otorhinolaryngology department at Shanghai United Family Pudong Hospital.

He has published more than 10 papers. He presided over a post-doctoral project entitled, “Localization of Pathogenic Genes and Their Functions in Middle Ear Deformities via Exon Sequencing”, and a project sponsored by the Natural Science Foundation of Shanghai entitled, “Localization, Cloning and Functional Study of A New Deafness Gene in A Hereditary Deafness.” As a principal researcher, he has participated in major scientific projects, including a major special project planned by the Ministry of Health of P.R.C., a research program sponsored by the Key Fundamental Research Project in Chinese 973 Program, and a research project sponsored by the Shanghai Science and Technology Committee. Chen’s extensive research has located and cloned a new gene for deafness (DMXL2, Genet Med. 2017).

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