Welcome our New Faculty, Dr. Jennwood Chen
Oct 1, 2020 12:00 AM
Jennwood Chen, MD, is a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon that has recently joined the Division of General Surgery. He specializes in bariatric (weight loss) and foregut surgery.
Dr. Chen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. He then completed his internship and residency at the University of Utah.
After completing his general surgery residency, he completed a fellowship at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where he focused on minimally invasive bariatric and foregut procedures such as laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, anti-reflux surgery and paraesophageal hernia repairs.
He very much believes in a holistic approach to treating patients with the goal of improving patient’s
overall well-being and quality of life.
- Metabolic health
- Weight loss
- Weight related pain and anxiety
- Insulin Resistance
PRACTICE LOCATIONS: University of Utah Health Main Hospital, Sugar House Health Center and the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
Visit Dr. Chen's profile for more information.