Wei-Ting Chen M.D.

General Internal Medicine
Medical Team: Lymphoma & Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplantation

Specialty:

  • Infections in patients with cancer and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

  • Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections

  • Invasive fungal diseases

Education & Training:

  • Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & Leukemia, Lymphoma and Stem Cell Transplant Functional Group, KooFoundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan  2009 - pres.

  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, NationalTaiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan 2007 - 2009 

  • Medical Residency, KooFoundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan 2004 - 2007

  • Internship, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan  2003 - 2004   

  • School of Medicine,  NationalYang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan  1997 - 2004

Current position 

  • Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & Leukemia, Lymphoma and Stem Cell Transplant Functional Group

Licensure & certification:

  • TaiwanInfectious Diseases Board  2009
  • Harvard Macy Program in Taiwan  2008
  • TaiwanInternal Medicine Board 2007
  • TaiwanMedical Board 2004

Published paper :

  1. Chen WT, Liu TM, Wu SH, Tan TD, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Improving diagnosis of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection by using differential time to positivity as a hospital-wide approach at a cancer hospital. J Infect 2009;59:317-323.
  2. Tarng DC, Tsai TJ, Chen WT, Liu TY, Wei YH. Effect of human OGG1 1245C-->G gene polymorphism on 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine levels of leukocyte DNA among patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol 2001;12:2338-47.

Conference abstract :

  1. Chen WT, Lee MY, Liu TM, Wu SH, Wu MC, Tan TD, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Incidence and epidemiology of invasive mold diseases in leukemic patients and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients at a cancer hospital in Taiwan. Poster presentation P-0004, 2010 Focus on fungal infection 20, New Orleans.
  2. Tseng YJ, Chen WT, Chen YC, Shen LJ, Lin Wu FL, Lin SW. A retrospective analysis for the safety and effectiveness of voriconazole in a teaching hospital in Taiwan. Poster presentation, 2009 ACPE, Tainan, Taiwan.
  3. Chen WT, Liu TM, Wu SH, Tan TD, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Correlation between timing of defervescence after central venous catheter removal and diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection. Oral presentation K-1233, 2009 ICAAC, San Francisco.
  4. Fang LH, Chen WT, Wang CL, Wu SH, Tan TD, Shih CC. Incidence and risk factors of aminoglycoside-associated nephrotoxicity in cancer patients dosed by once daily regimen and individualized pharmacokinetic monitoring. Poster presentation A1-566, 2009 ICAAC, San Francisco.
  5. Chen WT, Liu TM, Wu SH, Shih CC. Characterizing causative microorganisms in routine surveillance of catheter-related bloodstream infections using differential time to positivity : true or false?. Poster presentation K-3415, 2008 ICAAC/IDSA, Washington DC.
     
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