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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

Elliot H. Chen, M.D.

Title: Interim Department Chair
Director, Craniofacial Surgery; Associate Clinical Professor
Department: Surgery
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-545-5800

2 Medical Park, Ste. 306
Columbia, SC 29203

Medical Education

Temple University, MD

Stony Brook University School of Medicine, 2004
Stony Brook University School of Medicine, 2001
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2006

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2007


Board Certifications
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2009
American Board of Surgery, 2005


Dr. Elliott Chen joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2008. Prior to his appointment with the Department of Surgery, he was employed as a general plastic surgeon with Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and as an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery with University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. 

A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Chen earned a doctor of medicine from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served a general surgery residency at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, and a plastic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee. A craniofacial fellowship was completed at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Chen is board certified in surgery. His special interests are craniofacial surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, cleft care, facial trauma, adult reconstruction, and wound healing.

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