Faculty Profile

Thomas Chen
Section of Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Chen is interested in the health disparities in the Asian population, pharmacogenomics, hospital medicine. Before Dr. Chen became a physician, he received his Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Illinois and also worked as a pharmacy technician and pharmacist for 8 years. He has a particular interest in medication reconciliation process, cost effective prescribing, and quality improvements to decrease costs of care and improve health outcomes. Dr. Chen is also interested in medical education.

Clinical Interests

Pharmacogenetics and personalized medicine



  • MD, 2014, University of Illinois at Chicago, Medicine
  • Residency, 2017, Johns Hopkins, Internal Medicine