Bihong (Beth) Chen

Bihong (Beth) Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiologist

Bihong (Beth) Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Areas of Expertise
  • Neuro Imaging
  • Neuroradiology
  • Body interventional radiology.
Research Focus
  • Neuro Imaging
Bihong (Beth) Chen, M.D., is a board-certified radiologist specializing in neuroradiology and body interventional radiology.
Educated in China, Dr. Chen received her medical degree from Hunan Medical University, then completed a radiology residency at University of Southern California She continued her training with radiology fellowships at University of Southern California and the University of Washington.
A member of City of Hope's Radiology team since 2007, Dr. Chen has extensive experience in brain MRI techniques, and is part of the team investigating ways to cross the “blood-brain barrier” to deliver effective medication.
  • 2007 to present, Clinical associate professor and Staff Radiologist, Department of Radiology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2006-2007, Assistant professor, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
  • 2002-2005, Staff Radiologist and Partner of Glendora Radiological Associates, Inc., Covina, CA
  • 1987-1990, Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacology, Hunan Medical University, P.R. China
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Disorders


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  • 1990-1996, Ph.D., Pharmacology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
  • 1981 - 1987, M.D., Hunan Medical University, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China


  • 2005-2006, Combined Interventional Radiology and General Diagnostic Radiology fellowship at University of Washington
  • 2001-2002, Neuroradiology fellowship at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


  • 1997-2001, Diagnostic Radiology Residency at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2006, Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology
  • 2001, Board Certification, American Board of Radiology
  • International Society for MRI in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR)
  • American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR)
  • American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
  • Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO)
  • Los Angeles Radiological Society (LARS)
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