Christopher Chen, M.D. - The Oncology Institute

Christopher Chen, M.D.

Senior Medical Officer for Business Development, Physician Executive Committee
Diplomate, American Board of Medical Oncology American Board of Hematology Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

A compassionate and community-involved specialist, Dr. Christopher Chen received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in finance and biology. He then received both his medical degree and MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Chen completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Tucson is his home and he remains an active member in the community. Dr. Chen volunteers his time as a board member of a children’s cancer non-profit organization called Candlelighters of Southern Arizona. He was also health educator and speaker at the Tucson Chinese Community Center.

Dr. Chen is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese and Korean.

Patient care philosophy

Dr. Chen treats his patients the way he would like his family to be treated. He believes that being a good doctor requires having empathy. It starts from understanding his patients beyond just their disease, because being sick is a lot more than just having a diagnosis.

It was his dream since childhood to be a doctor because of his love for his grandparents, and they continue to inspire him as he treats his patients.


Oro Valley
(520) 276-2033

1521 E. Tangerine Rd.
Suite 331
Oro Valley, AZ 85755

(520) 844-1927
West Tucson
(520) 276-2270

1707 W. St Marys Rd.
Suite 275
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 844-1927

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