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    Frank Chen

    Frank S. Chen, M.D.

    Orthopedic Surgery

    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

    Sports Medicine

    Accepting new patients

    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Clark Building, 3rd Floor
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2943 
    Redwood City Center
    805 Veterans Boulevard
    Suite 201
    Redwood City, California 94063
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    (650) 853-2943 

    Office hours

    Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Medical Affiliation(s)

    Education & Training

    Medical education:
    Brown University School of Medicine, 1994
    New York University, Department of Surgery
    Hospital of Joint Diseases, Orthopedic Institute
    University of Southern California, Sports Medicine and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


    Orthopedics, Sports Medicine

    Professional Interests

    Orthopedic Surgery
    ACL injury and reconstruction, ACL joint pathology, Ankle reconstruction, Arthroscopic surgery of the elbow, Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, Biologic knee reconstruction, Bridging allograft rotator cuff reconstruction for massive tears, Cartilage regeneration and repair, Cartilage transplantation, Chondral injuries, Complex fractures of the elbow, Complex fractures of the forearm, Complex reconstructive surgery, Elbow arthroplasty, Elbow injuries and reconstructive surgery, Impingement syndrome, Instability/dislocation/labral injuries, Joint replacement - elbow, Joint replacement - shoulder, Knee injuries, Knee resurfacing arthroplasty, Knee surgery, Labral tears, Ligament reconstruction, Ligament reconstruction - ankle, Ligament reconstruction - elbow, Ligament reconstruction - knee, Ligament reconstruction - shoulder, Meniscus allograft or articular cartilage transplantation, Meniscus injury, Microfracture, Minimally invasive surgery, Osteochondral allografts, Osteochondral defects, Osteotomies, PCL reconstruction, Patella resurfacing, Posterolateral corner injuries, Radial head replacement, Reconstruction of posterolateral corner injuries, Reconstructive surgery of the elbow, Reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, Restoration biologic resurfacing, Rotator cuff surgery, SLAP injuries, Shoulder replacement, Shoulder resurfacing, Shoulder surgery, Sports injuries, Sports injury rehabilitation, Sports medicine, Sports medicine for upper extremity throwing injuries, Tendon injuries, Tendon repair - elbow, Tendon repair - knee, Tendon repair - shoulder, Tendon repairs, Tendonitis, Trauma, Ulnar nerve, Upper extremity throwing injuries

    Sports Medicine
    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, Hand and upper extremity injuries, Rotator cuff and shoulder instability, Women's sports medicine

    Additional Information

    Arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical treatment of sports and non-sports related injuries/conditions of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle.

    Spoken Languages

    Mandarin (Good)

    Community Activities

    Head Team Physician, Gunn High School medical staff, Palo Alto High School and St. Francis High School previous Head Team Physician, Golden State Warriors previous medical staff, Oakland Raiders

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Chen is married and enjoys playing soccer, jogging, basketball and is a sports fanatic.

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    Philosophy of Care

    My goal is to restore individuals, athletes and non-athletes alike, to their pre-injury level of activity and function, and to help them resume their active lifestyles.

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