Dr. Karen Chen, MD - Locations

Anesthesiology Houston, TX

About Dr. Karen Chen MD

Dr. Karen Chen, MD is a doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with another office in Houston, TX. She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Anesthesiology.


Dr. Karen Chen has 2 locations

Get Directions University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 1515 Holcombe Blvd Houston, TX 77030
Get Directions Dr. Karen Chen 1515 Holcombe Blvd Houston, TX 77030


Dr. Karen Chen has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.


27 Years Experience


Graduated in 1993

University Of Texas Health Science Center


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More about Dr. Karen Chen

Dr. Chen graduated from the Albany Medical College in 1993. She works in Houston, TX and 1 other location and specializes in Anesthesiology. Dr. Chen is affiliated with University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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