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L. Andy Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

General Summary

Dr. Chen serves on the Texas Oncology Gulf Coast Executive Board. He provides evidence-based, personalized care for adult cancer patients, and is highly skilled in gynecologic, skin and breast brachytherapy. He has focused his research efforts on gastrointestinal cancers, and has received prestigious awards from the American Gastroenterological Association and American Brachytherapy Society.


  • Residency in Radiation Oncology, Chief Resident
    University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Internship in Internal Medicine
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • Texas SuperDoctors 2018 – 2023 (Rising Star), 2018 – 2022
  • Texas Medical Association, Delegate and Council on Health Services Organization
  • American Brachytherapy Society, HDR Brachytherapy Scholarship
  • American Brachytherapy Society, Prostate Brachytherapy Fellowship
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Singleton Surgical Society Research Award
  • American Pancreatic Association Research Award

Research Interest

Dr. Chen has particular interest in breast, head & neck, genitourinary, and gastrointestinal cancers.

Other Information

Outside of work, Dr. Chen enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and family.