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Victor Chen, M.D.

Po-Hung Chen, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese


Acute or Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Clinical Gastroenterology, Fatty Liver, Gastroenterology, Hemochromatosis, Hepatocellular Cancer, Hepatology, Jaundice, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Mass, Liver Test Abnormalities, Liver Transplant, Liver Transplant Evaluation, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more

Research Interests

Alcohol-Related Liver Disease; Liver Transplantation; Epidemiology; Causal Inference; Health Economics/Outcomes


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue GI Clinic, A Building, 5th floor Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0790


Dr. Chen specializes in general and transplant hepatology, taking care of patients with a broad range of liver conditions. His research applies epidemiologic and health economic techniques to address clinically relevant topics in hepatology, focusing on alcohol-related liver disease and organ transplantation.

Board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and transplant hepatology, Dr. Chen has been invited to speak at numerous digestive and liver disease scientific conferences. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Emory University School of Medicine (2007)


  • Duke University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2010)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Transplant Hepatology (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2015)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2010)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Transplant Hepatology (2016)

Research & Publications

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Mind and Brain
    2002 - 2002
  • Genes to Society - Gastroenterology/Hepatology
    Lecture/Small Groups
    2013 - 2019
  • Inpatient Gastroenterology Service
    2013 - 2014
  • Inpatient Hepatology Service
    2015 - 2019

Activities & Honors


  • Clinical Vignette Award, American College of Gastroenterology/AstraZeneca, 2011 - 2011
  • Presidential Poster Award, American College of Gastroenterology, 2011 - 2011
  • Grand Prize, Board Review Question of the Week, American College of Gastroenterology, 2012 - 2013
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2014 - 2014
  • Poster of Distinction, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2018 - 2018
  • Clinical Research Scholar, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, 2017 - 2019
  • Research Scholar Award, Gilead Sciences, 2019


  • American College of Gastroenterology, 2011
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2012

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Fully covered self-expandable metallic stents for liver transplant-related biliary complications
    Speaker, Digestive Diseases Week, Orlando, Florida (05/01/2013)
    American Gastroenterological Association
  • Effects of chronic hepatitis C on pregnancy and perinatal outcomes
    Speaker, The Liver Meeting, Washington, DC (11/01/2013)
    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Role of liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis: Should patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis be denied liver transplantation outright?
    Speaker, Digestive Diseases Week, Washington, DC (05/19/2015)
    American Gastroenterological Association
  • Psychosocial characteristics of patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis presenting for early liver transplantation evaluation
    Speaker, International Liver Transplantation Society 2019 Annual Congress, Toronto, Canada (05/01/2019)
    International Liver Transplantation Society
  • Alcoholic liver disease and liver transplantation
    Speaker, Medicine Grand Rounds (03/30/2018)
    MedStar Harbor Hospital

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