Leway Chen, M.D., M.P.H.

Leway Chen, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679-T
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 273-3760

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Professional Bio

Dr. Chen received his M.D. in 1991 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He did his internal medicine residency at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, followed by a Research Fellowship at the Framingham Heart study and then a Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Washington. He obtained a M.P.H. at the University of Washington School of Public Health. 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. He joined the faculty of the University of Rochester in 1999.

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. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary


Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MPH | Public Health | Univ of Washington1999
BA | Biology | Univ of Missouri Kansas City1991
MD | Medicine | U Missouri Sch Med-Kansas City1991

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Washington Medical Center07/01/1995 - 06/30/1999
Fellowship in Research Fellowship in Cardiology at Framingham Heart Study07/01/1994 - 06/30/1995
Residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital06/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital06/23/1991 - 05/31/1992