Aaron E. Chen, MD

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX


    Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - University of Tennessee Medical Center, Memphis, TN


    Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - University of Tennessee Medical Center, Memphis, TN


    Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

    Additional Training

    Emergency Ultrasound Course and Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course
    Emergency Bedside Ultrasound Course
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Certificate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Board Certification

    Internal medicine
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Chen AE, Pantle H: Pediatrics (Chapter 5) in Blok, Cheung, Platts-Mills (Ed.) First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards: An Insider’s Guide, McGraw Hill, New York, 2009, pp. 237-309.



    Sing AC, Webb JL, Low DW, Chen AE. Pulmonary emboli associated with isolated lower-extremity venous malformation: a case report. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Mar;29(3):371-3. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828547a9. Cited in Pubmed; PMID:23462395.

    n AE, Borowiak M, Sherwood RI, Kweudjeu A, Melton DA. Functional evaluation of ES cell-derived endodermal populations reveals differences between Nodal and Activin A-guided differentiation. Development. 2013 Feb 1;140(3):675-86. doi: 10.1242/dev.085431. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23293299.


    Miller EK, Hernandez JZ, Wimmenauer V, Shepherd BE, Hijano D, Libster R, Serra ME, Bhat N, Batalle JP, Mohamed Y, Reynaldi A, Rodriguez A, Otello M, Pisapia N, Bugna J, Bellabarba M, Kraft D, Coviello S, Ferolla FM, Chen AE, London SJ, Siberry GK, Williams JV, Polack FP. A Mechanistic Role for Type III Interferon-λ1 in Asthma Exacerbations Mediated by Human Rhinoviruses. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec 1.

    Egli D, Chen AE, Saphier G, Powers D, Alper M, Katz K, Berger B, Goland R, Leibel RL, Melton DA, Eggan K. Impracticality of egg donor recruitment in the absence of compensation. Cell Stem Cell. 2011 Oct 4;9(4):293-4. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2011.08.002. No abstract available. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21982228.

    Chen AE, Carroll K, Diener-West M, Ross T, Ordun J, Goldstein MA, Kulkarni G, Cantey JB, Siberry GK. Randomized controlled trial of cephalexin versus clindamycin for uncomplicated pediatric skin infections. Pediatrics, 2011 Mar; 27(3):e573-80. Epub 2011 Feb 21.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic and institutional committees

    2010-present, ED-Radiology Taskforce Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia