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About Eileen Chen, MD
Eileen Chen, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician providing care through the Children's Primary Care Medical Group. She is a member of UC San Diego Health Physician Network.
UC San Diego Health Physician Network is an alliance of health care providers based in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties. Members of the network collaborate on developing shared systems, infrastructure and quality initiatives to provide high-value health care in the region.
As a pediatrician, Dr. Chen provides primary care for infants, children and young adults. Working with kids and families make her happy and she loves helping people learn, as well as making a difference early on in her patients' lives. She is passionate about mental health, LGBTQ+ and gender-affirming care, and knew becoming a pediatrician would go a long way in helping adolescents have guidance and access to care.
Dr. Chen completed her residency in pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine and earned her medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. She is board certified in pediatrics.
Outside of work, Dr. Chen loves hiking in the mountains and long walks on the beach, but she is also a huge homebody. She enjoys spending hours at home reading books and her favorites are sci-fi, mystery/suspense, gothic horror, queer literature, and young adult. Dr. Chen also likes playing video games, being a plant mom and meeting with her family for dinner and hikes.
For more information, visit Children's Primary Care Medical Group.
- Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
- UC San Diego School of Medicine
- American Board of Pediatrics
- This provider is an affiliate of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network but is not employed by UC San Diego Health.