Douglas A. Chen, MD

Douglas A. Chen, MD
Douglas A. Chen, MD

Douglas Chen, M.D., F.A.C.S., is co-director of the Hearing and Balance Center. Dr. Chen is also adjunct associate professor of surgery (otolaryngology and neurosurgery) at Allegheny University of Health Sciences. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

Office Location(s):

Allegheny General

Pittsburgh Ear Associates, P.C.
Allegheny General
420 E. North Avenue
Suite 402 East Wing
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Location Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Audiology testing is available by appointment. For emergencies the doctor on call can be paged 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at our Allegheny Office.

Phone: (412) 321-2480
Fax: (412) 321-3229
Emergency Pager #: (412) 359-3131


Monroeville

Pittsburgh Ear Associates, P.C.
Medical Health Services Building
200 James Place, Suite 406
Monroeville, PA 15146

Location Hours:
Dr. Chen sees patients Monday afternoons at this office. Audiology testing is available by appointment. Please call our main office at 412-321-2480 to schedule an appointment at this location.

Phone: (412) 321-2480
Fax: (412) 321-3229
Emergency Pager #: (412) 359-3131


Wexford

Pittsburgh Ear Associates, P.C.
8500 Brooktree Road
Suite 110
Wexford, PA 15090

Location Hours:
Dr. Chen sees patients Thursday mornings at this office. Audiology testing is available by appointment. Please call our main office at (412) 321-2480 to schedule an appointment at this location.

Phone: (412) 321-2480
Fax: (412) 321-3229
Emergency Pager #: (412) 359-3131


Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Otology
Neurotology

Undergraduate Education:
Denison University, Ohio : 1977
Graduation with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Bachelor of Science Degree
Medical Education:
Ohio State University : 1980
Medical Degree

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - Otolaryngology : 1981-1985

Internship: Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA : 1981
    - General Surgery

Fellowship:
Otologic Medical Group - House Ear Clinic, Los Angeles, CA : 1986-1987
Clinical Fellow, Otology/Neurotology

Academic Appointments:
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery : 1997-Present
Division of Otorhinolaryngology and Neurosurgery, MCP/Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor : 1992-1993
Department of Physician's John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery : 1991-1997
Allegheny.  General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Ear Associates : 1990 - 1999
physician/sole proprietor
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology : 1987-Present
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Allegheny General Hospital : 1987 - 1990

Medical College of Pennsylvania, Director of Otology/Neurotology, Division of Otorhinolaryngology - Staff Physician

South Hills E.N.T. Associates : 1985-1986

Board Certifications:
Certificate of Added Qualification - American Board of Otolaryngology - Otology/ Neurotology : 2004, 2013
American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery : 1985
Licensed via National Boards in Pennsylvania, California, and Washington : 1981


Affiliations:
Medical Aspects of Noise Subcommittee : 2000 - 2003
American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Inc.
Neurosurgery Chairman Search Committee : 2000
Medical Aspects of Noise Subcommittee : 2000
American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Inc.
Co Director Neurological Skull Base Lab : 2000
Department of Neurosurgery
North American Skull Base Society : 1999 - present
Manuscript Reviewer for American Journal of Otology : 1998-1999
Allegheny County Medical Society : 1996 - present
American Medical Association : 1996 - present
Combined Otologic Research Team : 1994 - present
Otosclerosis Study Group : 1992 - present
American College of Surgeons : 1992 - present
fellow
Neuroscience Research Standing Committee : 1991
Allegheny General Hospital
William House Society : 1990 - present
Continuing Medical Education Committee : 1990 - present
Allegheny General Hospital
William House Society : 1990 - present
American Neurotology Society : 1988 - present
Alumni Fellowship Group : 1987 - present
House Ear Institute
Pittsburgh Otological Society : 1987
American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery : 1985 - Present
fellow

Honors and Awards:
Pittsburgh "Top Docs" - Pittsburgh Magazine, April, 2002 : 2002
American Academy Otolaryngology HNS Honors Award - Recognition for volunteer contributions, San Diego, CA 9/02 : 2002
Listed in "Best Doctors in America" - Woodward Publishers Aiken, SC : 2001
Best Doctors in America - 4th Listing : 1998
Published by Woodward/White Inc. Publishers (Aiken, SC)
Health Care Hero Finalist - Pittsburgh Business Times : 1997
Westin William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
Physician's Recognition Award - Continuing Medical Education : 1997
Listed in Best Doctors, Worldwide Health Care Services : 1996-1997
Pittsburgh Top Docs - Pittsburgh Magazine, August, 1996 : 1996
Grant : 1991
Effects of Muscle Relaxants on Intraoperative Facial Nerve Monitoring
Grant : 1990
Distances to Critical Landmarks in the Middle Cranial Fossa
Chief Resident Book Award - University of Pittsburgh : 1985
Bluestone/Stool Pediatric Otolaryngology Book Award - University of Pittsburgh : 1983
Internal Medicine Honors - Ohio State University : 1979
Grant : 1979
Roessler Fund for Otitis Media in Chinchillas with David Lim
Phi Beta Kappa : 1977

Publications:
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:
Gormley, Fukushima, Chen: En Bloc Petrosectomy for Petroclival Lesions J. Neurosurgery: Vol 84, March, 1996, 536

PUBLICATIONS:

Chen D, Johnson J, Zini I, Myers E, Aramany M: Prosthetic Auricular Reconstruction Otolaryngology HNS, 91: 556-558, 1983

Chen D, Johnson J: Epistaxis Secondary to CREST Syndrome Transactions of PA. Academy of Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology, 37: 194-195, 1985

Chen D, Johnson J: "Composite" Tumors - Mixed Squamous and Small Cell Anaplastic Carcinoma of the Larynx Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 95: 99-103, 1986

Chen D, Linthicum F: Cochlear Histopathology in the Labyrinthectomized Ear: Impli- cations for Cochlear Implantation Laryngoscope, 98: 1170-1172, 1988

Chen D, Maroon J: Retrolabyrinthine Vestibular Neurectomy Allegheny Neuroscience, Winter, 1989

Chen D, Luxford W: Patulous Eustachian Tube Dysfunction American Journal of Otology, 11: 272-273, 1990

Celin S, Wilberger J, Chen D: Facal Nerve Bifurcation Within the Internal Auditory Canal Otolaryngology HNS, 104: 389-393, 1991

Chen D, Caparosa R: A Non-Prescription Cerumenolytic American Journal of Otology, 12: 475-476, November, 1991

Teeple E, Storick S, Blair E, Chen D: Does Neuromuscular Blockade Inhibit Facial Nerve Monitoring? Otolaryngology HNS, 107: Number 2, 191 - August, 1992

Teeple E, Storick S, Blair E, Shih T, Arelt L, Chen D: Does the Use of Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs During Anesthesia Inhibit Effective Neurologic Monitoring of the Facial Nerve? Anesthesiology, 77: No 3A, September, 1992

Durrant J, Kamerer D, Chen D: Combined OAE and ABR Studies in Acoustic Tumor Patients ECoG, OAE and Intraoperative Monitoring, 231-239, First International Congress, Wurzburg, Germany, September, 1992

Blair E, Teeple E, Sutherland R, Shih T, Chen D: Effects of Neuromuscular Blockade on Facial Nerve Monitoring American Journal of Otology, Volume 15, Number 2, March, 1994

Buchman C, Chen D, Flannagan P, Wilberger J, Maroon J: The Learning Curve for Acoustic Tumor Surgery Laryngoscope, Vol. 106, Number 11, November, 1996, 1406-1411

Lustig L, Jackler R, Chen D: Contralateral Hearing Loss After Neurotologic Surgery Otolaryngology HNS, Vol. 113, Number 3, September, 1995, 276-282

McElveen J, Feghali J, Barrs D, Shelton C, Green D, Horn K, McKenna M, Thedinger B, Wilson D, Chen D, Krueger W, Beatty C, Kurokawa H: Ossiculoplasty with Polymaleinate Ionomeric Prosthesis Otolaryngology HNS, Vol 113, Number 4, October, 1995, 420-426

Arriaga M, Chen D: Surgical Treatment of Uncompensated Vestibular Disease Otolaryngology Clinics of North America, Volume 30, Number 5, October, 1997

Yu C, Arriaga M, Chen D: CPA Tumor Outcomes in Patients with Hazardous Occupation Laryngoscope 107: 12, 1610-1613, December, 1997

Goldman S, Ankerstjerne J, Chen D: Fatal Meningitis and Brain Abscess Secondary to Foreign Body Induced Otomastoiditis Otolaryngology HNS, Vol 118, No 1, January, 1998

Chen D, Rothfus W, Arriaga M: Imaging Case of the Month: Cavernous Hemangioma American Journal of Otology, Vol. 18, Number 5, 1997

Arriaga M, Chen D: Vestibular Nerve Section in the Treatment of Vertigo Contemporary Neurosurgery, Vol 19, Number 14, 1-6, July, 1997

Arriaga M, Chen D, Fukushima T: Individualizing Hearing Preservation in Acoustic Neuroma Surgery Laryngoscope, 107: 1043-1047, August, 1997

Chen D, Arriaga M, Fukushima T: Technical Refinements in Retraction for Middle Fossa Surgery American Journal of Otology, Vol 19: Number 2, 208-211, March, 1998

Arriaga M, Chen D: Tratamiento quirurgicao de la enfermedad vestibular descompensada ORL Update, Vol 1, numcro 2, 1998

Feghali J, Barrs D, Beatty C, Chen D, Green Jr. D, Krueger W, Shelton C, Slattery III W, Thedinger B, Wilson D, McElveen J: Bone Cement Reconstruction of the Ossicular Chain: A Preliminary Report Laryngoscope, 108: 829-836, June, 1998

Arriaga M, Chen D: Facial Function in Hearing Preservation Acoustic Neuroma Surgery Archives Oto: Vol:127, 543-546, May 2001

Chen D, Arriaga M: Lasers in Otology St. Francis Journal of Medicine, Vol 5, Number 1, 19-21, 1999

Arriaga M, Chen D: Facial Function in Hearing Preservation Acoustic Neuroma Surgery Archives Oto: Vol:127, 543-546, May 2001

Arriaga M, Chen D: Hydroxyapatite Cement Cranioplasty in Translabyrinthine Acoustic Neuroma Surgery , Otolaryngology HNS, 126:512-517, February, 2002

Chen D, Arriaga M: Technical Refinements and Precautions During Ionomeric Cement Reconstruction of Incus Erosion During Revision Stapedectomy Laryngoscope 113 May 2003, pp 848-852

TEXT BOOK CHAPTERS:

Wilberger J, Chen D: Changes in Management of Head Injury; The Skull and Meninges Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, Vol 2, No 2, April, 1991

Jackler R, Brackmann D (Editors) Chen D (Author): Increased Intracranial Pressure Neurotology, Mosby Year Book Inc., 479-488, 1994

13 Chen D: Retrolabyrinthine and Translabyrinthine Approach Manual of Skull Base Dissection Editor: Takanori Fukushima, M.D., AF Neuro Video Inc, 1996

Arriaga M, Chen D: Surgical Treatment of Uncompensated Vestibular Disease Otolaryngology Clinics of North America, October, 1997

Chen D: Management of Acute Facial Nerve Paralysis Controversies in Otolaryngology, Ed: Myle Pensch. Chapter 42: 227-231. Thieme, NY. 2001

Arriaga M, Chen D: Jugular Foramen Tumors - Neurosurgical Issues in Otolarynology Principles and Practice of Collaboration, Arriaga M, Day J (eds) Chapter 14, 175-187 Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 1999

Chen D: Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Temporal Bone Encephalocele Neurosurgical Issues in Otolaryngology Editors: Arriaga M, Day J (eds) Chapter 15, 189-192 Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 1999

Chen D: Otosclerosis Editors: Alper C, Myers E, Eibling D. Decision-Making in Ears, Nose and Throat Disorders WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia, (submitted for publication)

Chen D: Sequelae of Chronic Otitis Media Editors: Alper C, Myers E, Eibling D. Decision- Making in Ears, Nose and Throat Disorders WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia (submitted for publication)

Chen D: Acquired Cholesteatoma Essentials of Otolaryngology and Neurotology Editors: De la Cruz A, Arriaga M. (submitted for publication)

Chen D: Transcondylar/Elite Approach Essentials of Otolaryngology and Neurotology Editors: De la Cruz, A, Arriaga M. (submitted for publication)

Chen D: Altered Intracranial Pressure Neurotology 2nd Edition - Editors: Jackler, Brackmann, Chapter 31, 2003 (manuscript submitted)

BOOK REVIEWS:

Atlas of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery by Robert Jackler. Illustrated by Christine Gralapp. Mosby, 1996

Disorders of the Vestibular System: Baloh RW, Halmagyi GM. New York Oxford, Oxford University Press 1996 - March, 1997, AJO

Clinical Otology Second Edition. Hughes G, Pensak M. Thieme, 1997, March, 1997 American Journal of Otology

The Ear: Comprehensive Otology: Canalis RF, Lambert PR: Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Nov. 2000, AJO 21: 890-891

Surgery of the Ear by Glasscock and Shambaugh (5th Edition) Otology/Neurotology, Vol 24, No 2, 2004