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Location

Texas Medical Center
West Campus
The Woodlands

Specialty
Pediatric Radiology
Phone: 832-824-7237 (Main) | 832-227-1000 (IWest) | 936-267-5800 (The Woodlands)
Fax: 832-825-0160

Address

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, Suite 470
Houston, TX 77030

Karen S. Chen, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Fellowship Pediatric Interventional Neuroradiology 2021
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Fellowship Interventional Neuroradiology 2019
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD Fellowship Diagnostic Neuroradiology 2017
Mt. Sinai West health System, New York, NY Residency Diagnostic Radiology 2016
University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Internship Surgery 2010
University of Texas at Southwestern, Dallas, TX Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2009

About

I am board-certified in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine by the American Board of Radiology with ACGME-accredited fellowship training in Neuroradiology and CAST-accredited fellowship training in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology. I have additional fellowship training in Pediatric Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology.

Clinical Interests:

Head and neck vascular malformations

Vein of Galen Malformations

Dural Sinus Malformations

Sinus Pericranii

Spinal dural fistulas

Arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine

Pial fistulas of the brain and spine

Intracranial aneurysms

Intracranial vascular pathology

Research Interests:

Facial vascular malformations

Vein of Galen malformations

Novel devices for translational therapy of neurovascular diseases

Intra-arterial chemotherapy for head and neck cancer

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Board of Nuclear Medicine Member
American Board of Nuclear Medicine Member
American Board of Radiology Member
Radiological Society of North America Member

Selected Publications

Chen KS, Lindsey JB, et al. Independent associations between metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerosis: observations from the Dallas Heart Study. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research 2008 5(2): 96-101.

Chen K, Paramasivam S, Berenstein A. Pediatric neurointervention: collimation on radiation exposure-associated lifetime excess tumor risk. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery Published Online First: 05 September 2016. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012477.

Chen K, Blitz AM, Agarwal N. (2018) Cranial Nerve III: Oculomotor. In: Agarwal N., Port J. (eds) Neuroimaging: Anatomy Meets Function. Springer, Cham Chen K, Blitz AM, Agarwal N. (2018) Cranial Nerve IV: Trochlear. In: Agarwal N., Port J. (eds) Neuroimaging: Anatomy Meets Function. Springer, Cham.

Chen K, Blitz AM, Agarwal N. (2018) Cranial Nerve VI: Abducens. In: Agarwal N., Port J. (eds) Neuroimaging: Anatomy Meets Function. Springer, Cham.

Chen K, Vicenty-Padilla J, Aziz-Sultan MA. (2020) Surgical and Endovascular Management of Carotid Body Tumors. In: Park MS, Kalani MY, DeHavenon A, McNally JS (eds). Carotid Disease 􀍴 Evaluation and Management. pp 247-268. Springer Nature Switzerland.

Chen K, Aziz-Sultan MA. Intra-arterial Chemotherapy. In Neurointerventional Surgery: An Evidence Based Approach. Ed Park MS, Kalani MY, Stiefel MF (in process).

Dmytriw A, Phan K, Maingrad J, Mobbs RJ, Brooks M, Chen K, Yang V, Kok HK, Hirsch JA, Barras CD, Chandra RV, Asadi H. Endosvascular thrombectomy for tandem acute ischemic stroke associated with cervical artery dissection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroradiology 12 March 2020. doi: 10.1007/s00234-020-02388-x.

Google Scholar Publications

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