Herbert Chen MD1

Herbert Chen, MD (Surgical Oncology, General Surgery)

Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Tel: 205-934-3229 (appointments)
Tel: 205-934-3333 (administrative office)
Fax: 205-934-0135

Dr Chen and his research laboratory staff investigate the development, progression, and treatment of endocrine tumors including gastrointestinal carcinoids, thyroid cancer, adrenal cancer, and pancreatic islet cell tumors. They are focusing on the role of cellular signaling pathways in the differentiation and growth of neuroendocrine tumors including carcinoid, pancreatic islet cell, pheochromocytoma, and medullary thyroid cancer.