Dr. Chen specializes in the treatment of malignant melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.
Titles and Roles
- Director, Cutaneous Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Clinics
- WInship Cancer Institute of Emory University
- Director, Dermatology Clinical and Outcomes Research Unit
- Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
- Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Director, TeleDermatology Services
- Atlanta VA Medical Center
- Research Program
- Cancer Prevention and Control
Dr. Suephy Chen earned her Doctor of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her internship at the Beth Israel Hospital, a Harvard University teaching hospital, before continuing on to a dermatology residency at Emory University Hospital. She obtained her Master of Science in Health Services Research at Stanford University and completed her fellowship at Stanford Hospital.
Dr. Chen is the recipient of many honors including the K23 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, the Dermatology Foundation Health Care Policy Clinical Career Development Award, Merit Review Award from the Veterans Administration, and the National Research Service Award from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, among others.
Dr. Suephy Chen is interested in quantifying the burden of skin disease, particularly the quality of life and economic burden on both patients and society as a whole. She is also interested in testing new technologies in the delivery of dermatologic care. Dr. Chen has contributed to numerous phase I-IV clinical studies of novel therapeutic regimens for the treatment of both inflammatory skin disorders and skin cancers. She has publications in a variety of academic journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, and Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.