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Maria Fang-Chun Chen, MD

Maria Fang-Chun Chen, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Chen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
  • Electrophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy - Medical Treatment
  • Epilepsy Anti-epileptic Medications
  • Outpatient Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Seizures

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Neurology

    Penn Medicine University City 8th Floor 3737 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Neurology, National Philadelphia Neurological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Chen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Chen MF, Gill AJ, Kolson DL.: Neuropathogenesis of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders: roles for immune activation, HIV blipping and viral tropism Current Opinions in HIV and AIDS 9 (6): 559-64,2014.

Chen, M.F., Soldan, S., Kolson, D.L.: HIV Neuroinvasion: Early Events, Late Manifestations Chemokine Receptors and NeuroAids : 2010.

Chen, M.F., Westmoreland, S., Ryzhova, E.V., Martin-Garcia, J., Soldan, S.S., Lackner, A., Gonzalez-Scarano, F.: Simian immunodeficiency virus envelope compartmentalizes in brain regions independent of neuropathology Journal of Neurovirology 12 (2): 73-89,2006.

Yin J., Chen M.F., and Finkel T.H.: Differential gene expression during HIV-1 infection analyzed by subtractive hybridization AIDS 18 (4): 587-96,2004.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)