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Et-tsu Chen, MD

Et-tsu Chen, MD Physician

Medical Director, Penn Radiation Oncology, Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine Valley Forge

Languages spoken:

  • Taiwanese

Dr. Chen is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Et-tsu Chen

Recognized in Main Line Today's annual Top Docs issue, 2014, 2015

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 1995

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Palliative Care
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

I am committed to providing the highest level of radiation oncology care to patients in the community at Penn Abramson Cancer Center at Valley Forge. One of my focuses is to help patients maintain a high level of function and quality of life. My staff and I strive to create a personalized and supportive environment for each patient and their family while they are undergoing radiation therapy.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), National American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Chen is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Radiation Oncology at
Abramson Cancer Center at Valley Forge
1001 Chesterbrook Blvd
1st Floor West

Berwyn, PA 19312
Phone: (610) 576-7500
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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