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Physician Profile

Tim Chen, MD

Serving Patients in
San Gabriel
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(626) 898-4560

Recent News

inSite Digestive Health Care is proud to announce its newest location in San Gabriel, CA, with physicians Dr. Ken D. Nguyen and Dr. Tim Chen!

About Dr. Tim Chen

Dr. Tim Chen received his Medical Degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He then returned to his hometown of Houston to complete his three-year residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Dallas, Texas at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center before relocating to Los Angeles.

His clinical interests include colon cancer prevention, inflammatory bowel disease, and endoscopic therapy of Barrett’s esophagus.

Treatment Philosophy

“My clinical practice emphasizes patient empowerment through educating patients and their families about their digestive health conditions. I believe in individualized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s conditions and needs. I strive to treat all patients with sensitivity and compassion.”

Specialties and Services



Upper Endoscopy

Small Bowel Enteroscopy and Video Capsule Endoscopy

Colon Cancer Screening

Management of Liver Diseases

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Professional Affiliations

American Gastroenterological Association

American College of Gastroenterology

Professional Publications

Battiprolu, P.K., Spellman, J. W., Chen T., Luo, X., Jiang, N., Ferdous, A., Rothermel, B. A., Gillette, T.G., Lavandero, S., Hill, J. A. Persistent Activation of FoxO Contributes to Insulin Resistance and Diabetic Cardiomyopathy. American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010. Circulation. 2010; 122: A15865. Category: AHA-Oral Sessions

Chen, T., Battiprolu, P. K., Hill, J. FoxO Transcription factor activation in diabetic cardiomyopathy. J of Investigative Med 2010: 58(2), 444-445. Category: Oral Sessions

Husain, Nisreen, Tien-Chun Chen, and Jason K. Hou. “An Unusual Ca7900use of Diarrhea in an Immunocompromised Patient.” Gastroenterology 145.3 (2013): 519-698. Print.

Office Location

Pacifica Digestive Health
207 S. Santa Anita St. Suite P-15
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Phone: (626) 898-4560