Peter V. Chen, M.D., earned his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
with high honors and a second Bachelor’s degree in rhetoric with
honors and high distinction in general scholarship from the University
of California, Berkeley. Dr. Chen completed a Master’s degree in
biomechanical engineering at Stanford University and a fellowship at the
Stanford School of Engineering. He earned his medical degree from the
University of California, Los Angeles, where he also completed an internship
in internal medicine at UCLA San Fernando Valley Program and a residency
in radiation oncology at UCLA.
Dr. Chen received additional training at UCLA’s comprehensive cancer
center, including experience with Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy
(Novalis), HDR, CT Simulation and Conformal Therapy (AQSim, Theraplan,
ADAC), IMRT, and Prostate Brachytherapy. He was also chief resident before
joining Hoag in 2004.
He is a diplomate with the American Board of Radiology and is California
State-certified for radiopharmaceutical delivery (Samarium, I131 for thyroid
cancer). Dr. Chen is involved with many clinical research projects on
stereotactic radiosurgery and radiation oncology. He is an invited speaker
and lecturer across the United States on topics including external beam
radiotherapy and radiation oncology.