Patient Care Bio
Dr. Leway Chen is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester. He started and is the Director of the Program in Heart Failure and Transplantation at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His clinical duties include management of heart failure, transplant, and mechanical assist device patients. Dr. Chen has a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington and a BA and MD from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, and Heart Failure Society of America.
Dr. Chen came to the University of Rochester in 1999, after completing his cardiology fellowship and Masters in Public Health at the University of Washington and a Health Services Research & Development fellowship at the VA Puget Sound Health Care Center (Seattle VAMC). He completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1994, and then spent one year doing cardiovascular research at the Framingham Heart Study.