Dr. Chen practices Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. His primary area of interest is sarcoidosis, and he has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcoidosis in all of its forms, and the management of consequences of this systemic disease.
The Sarcoidosis Clinic often serves to coordinate management of patients with multi-organ involvement with sarcoidosis, and to this end Dr. Chen actively maintains clinical and research collaborations with Cardiology, Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine, Neurology, and Ophthalmology.
Additionally, Dr. Chen participates as a Physician Champion in the Johns Hopkins Health System Epic project to improve the safety and quality of care of critically ill patients through optimization of the electronic medical record. His work involves developing systems-based approaches to complex management issues, including sepsis and severe alcohol withdrawal.