Joseph I. Chen, M.D. received his B.S. in biology at UC Irvine in 2002. He then completed his medical school training and received his M.D. at UC Irvine in 2008. Dr. Chen then finished his general surgery residency in 2013. He then completed his plastic surgery residency at Houston Methodist Hospital in 2016. Along the way, Dr. Chen has participated in 18 international medical missions in Mexico, China, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Vietnam. He is currently the microsurgery clinical fellow at UCSF.