Chien-Chih Chen M.D.

Colorectal Surgery
Medical Team: Colo-Rectal Cancer

Current Title

  • Attending Physician, Division of Colorectal Surgery, 2004-present


  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery (Minimal Invasive Surgery)

Clinical Interests

  • Surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer
  • Surgical treatment of colorectal benign disease and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery (Minimal Invasive Surgery)
  • Anal disease
  • Colonoscopy

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • Hakka
  • English

Education and Training

1992-1999 National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
8/1999-6/2004 Residency/Chief Resident, Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
8/1999-6/2004 Residency/Chief Resident, Surgery, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
8/2009-10/2009 Clinical Fellowship, Colorectal Surgery, Weill-Cornell Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Professional Experience

7/2004-present Visiting Staff, Colorectal Surgery, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center
2/2005-present Certified Lecturer, Department of Education, Taiwan
7/2005-present Lecturer of Surgery, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Taiwan Surgical Association
  • Member, Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Taiwan
  • Member, The Chinese Oncology Society

Selected Publications

  1. Chen CC, Leu SY, Liu MC, Jian JM, Chen CM. Transanal Local Wide Excision for Rectal Adenocarcinoma. Hepato-Gastroenterology 2005; 52: 460-463
  2. Chen CC, Yang SH, Liang CL, Lin TC, Lin JK. Sigmoid Colon Volvulus: A Series of 48 Cases. JS CRS ROC 2004;16:1-8
  3. Chen CC, Lee RC, Lin JK, Wang LW, Yang SH. How Accurate is MRI in Restaging Rectal Cancer in Patients Receiving Preoperative Combined Chemoradiotherapy? Dis Colon Rectum 2005; 48: 722–728
  4. Chen CC, Yang SH, Lin JK, Lin TC, Chen WS, Jiang JK, Wang HS, Chang SC. Is It Reasonable to Add Preoperative Serum Level of CEA and CA19-9 to Staging for Colorectal Cancer? J Surg Res 2005; 124: 169–174
  5. Chen CC, Yang SH, Lin JK. Transverse Colon Volvulus in Patient with Cerebral Palsy – A Case Report. Formos J Surg Formos J Surg 2004; 37:266-269
  6. Yang SH, Lee RC, Chen CC, Jiang JK, Lin JK, Li FY, Liang WY, Wang LW. Is Decrease of Tumor Volume Correlated with Stage Change after Preoperative Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy? Hepato-Gastroenterology 2005; 52: 765-769
  7. Yang SH, Lin JK, Lai CR, Chen CC, Li FY, Liang WY, Jiang JK. Risk Factors for Peritoneal Dissemination of Colorectal Cancer. J Surg Oncol 2004;87:167-173
  8. Chen CC, Yang SH, Lin JK. New Trends in treatment of Rectal Cancer – Preoperative Combine Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy. Clinical Medicine 2005; 55: 198-200
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