A routine surgery leads to a puzzling reaction. Is more surgery required, or is it something else?
DDx SEASON 2 EPISODE 7
When an infection isn't an infection
Steven Chen, MD, MPH
Steven T. Chen is a board-certified internist and dermatologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Chen graduated with Honors from Johns Hopkins University where he earned a bachelor’s of science in Biology. He subsequently earned a Masters in Public Health (MPH) and a medical degree (MD) at Johns Hopkins, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He then pursued residency training at Harvard, where he completed an Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a Dermatology residency in the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program. He served as Administrative Chief Resident during his final year of combined training.
He belongs to several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium, and the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas. He pursues clinical and education research and has co-authored peer-reviewed articles in medical education and complex dermatology. His clinical interests include cutaneous lymphomas, complex medical dermatology, inpatient dermatology, and medical education.
Dr. Chen attends on both the dermatology and internal medicine services. He is the Co-director of the Comprehensive Cutaneous Lymphoma Program, and serves as Director of Medical Education and Director of the Blistering Orders Clinic in the Department of Dermatology.
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