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Lee-Lynn Chen, M.D.

Lee-Lynn Chen, M.D.

  • Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology  Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care Anesthesia Director, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)

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University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry - 2001

  • UCSF - Anesthesiology 2005
  • UCSF - Critical Care 2006
  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Lee-lynn Chen is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at UCSF covering the Parnassus/Mount Zion/Mission Bay campuses. He earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester. He completed his Anesthesia residency and critical care fellowship at UCSF. Since joining the faculty, he has focused his efforts on medical student and resident education as well as quality improvement and patient safety. Besides leading the educational efforts at Mission Bay hospital, he is intricately involved in simulation courses ranging from teaching basic skills to more advanced crisis resource management skills. In addition, Dr. Chen is the lead physician developing a peri-operative surgical home at UCSF. Over the past year, he has led the colorectal enhanced recovery pathway efforts at Mount Zion/Mission Bay. Recently, other services including gyn/oncology and urology have expressed interest and have started similar enhanced recovery pathways for their divisions.

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Surgery Grand Rounds - 9/28/2016

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  1. McNamara B, Guerra R, Qin J, Craig AD, Chen LM, Varma MG, Chapman JS. Survival impact of bowel resection at the time of interval cytoreductive surgery for advanced ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2021 Nov; 38:100870. View in PubMed
  2. Pozzar RA, Hammer MJ, Cooper BA, Kober KM, Chen LM, Paul SM, Conley YP, Cartwright F, Wright F, Levine JD, Miaskowski C. Stability of Symptom Clusters in Patients With Gynecologic Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy. Cancer Nurs. 2022 Jul-Aug 01; 45(4):E706-E718. View in PubMed
  3. Craig AD, Garcia E, Peters PN, Chen LM, Chapman JS. Primary treatment of advanced ovarian cancer: how does the 'real world' practice? Future Oncol. 2021 Dec; 17(34):4687-4696. View in PubMed
  4. McNally L, Rabban JT, Poder L, Chetty S, Ueda S, Chen LM. Differentiating complete hydatidiform mole and coexistent fetus and placental mesenchymal dysplasia: A series of 9 cases and review of the literature. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2021 Aug; 37:100811. View in PubMed
  5. Swanson M, Nakalembe M, Chen LM, Ueda S, Namugga J, Nakisige C, Huchko MJ. Surgical candidacy and treatment initiation among women with cervical cancer at public referral hospitals in Kampala, Uganda: a descriptive cohort study. BMJ Open. 2020 12 12; 10(12):e039946. View in PubMed
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