Herbert Chen, MD

General and Thoracic Surgery
Academic Title
Professor and Chair UAB Department of Surgery
Other Titles
Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair Surgeon-in-Chief, UAB Hospital and Health System Senior Advisor, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Primary Address
The Kirklin Clinic
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Stanford University
Medical School
Duke University
John Hopkins University, general surgery
John Hopkins University, endocrine surgery
Thyroid and parathyroid surgery, Grave's disease
Professional Organizations
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Endocrine Society; American Thyroid Association
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Shepet K, Alhefdhi A, Lai N, Mazeh H, Sippel RS, Chen H. Hereditary Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Age-Appropriate Thyroidectomy Improves Disease-Free Survival. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2012; 172 (2): 195-198. PMCID: PMC3586982
2. Burke JF, Jacobson K, Gosain A, Sippel RS, Chen H. Radioguided Parathyroidectomy Effective in Pediatric Patients. Journal of Surgical Research 2013; 184(1): 312-7. PMCID: PMC3759592
3. Guille JT, Opoku-Boateng A, Thibeault SL, Chen H. Evaluation and management of the pediatric thyroid nodule. The Oncologist 2015; 19-27. PMCID: PMC4294601
4. Elfenbein DM, Katz M, Schneider DF, Chen H, Sippel RS. Thyroidectomy for Graves’ Disease in Children: Indications and Complications. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2016; 51(10):1680-3.
5. Burke JF, Chen H, Gosain A. Parathyroid conditions in childhood. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2014; 23: 66-70.
Physician Type
Endocrine Surgery
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