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Bertha Chen

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecology - Urogynecology) and, by courtesy, of Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Gynecology Clinic 300 Pasteur Dr MC 5317 A370 MC Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 725-6079 Fax (650) 723-6046
  • Academic Offices
    Alternate Contact
    Kathryn Batham Program Assistant Tel Work 650-725-5986
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Gynecology
  • Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Academic Appointments

  • Professor - Med Center Line, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Professor - Med Center Line (By courtesy), Urology
  • Member, Bio-X

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Chief, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University (2011 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty member, Educators-for-Care Program, Stanford University (2008)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (2006)
  • One of America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Consumers' Research Council of America (2006-2007)
  • Outstanding Faculty Professor of Gynecology, Resident Staff of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University (2004-2005)
  • Top Doctor in Silicon Valley, San Jose Magazine (2000-2002)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2013)
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1995)
Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1992)
Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1997)
Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1991)

Community and International Work

Courses

2013-14

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Chen’s research examines the molecular causes of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction. Recognizing that urinary incontinence linked to demise of smooth muscle sphincter function, she is investigating the potential use of stem cell regeneration to restore muscle capacity.

Publications

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