Dean Chen, MD  - Orthopedic Surgeon

Greater Austin Orthopaedics

Dean Chen, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon located in Austin and Lockhart, TX

Meet Dr. Chen

Dr. Dean Chen is a board-certified, highly-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine involving the shoulders and knees. Dr. Chen serves his patients from Greater Austin Orthopaedics’ South and North Austin offices, the Southwest Medical Village, and at the Lockhart satellite office.

In addition to shoulder and knee injuries, he focuses on:

  • Adult and pediatric trauma
  • Joint reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand and upper extremity surgery

Dr. Chen’s primary goal is to help his patients make a full functional recovery. He achieves this through a collaborative approach with his patients, and through the use of both surgical and nonsurgical options.

As a student, Dr. Chen began his studies at UCLA, where he received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. He then attended medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine and completed his residency at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Dr. Chen is a member of the Travis County Medical Society, Texas Orthopaedic Association, Austin Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He’s proud to have been providing quality care in the Austin community since 1999, and continues to accept new patients.

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Insurance and Billing

The doctors of Greater Austin Orthopaedics accept most major insurance plans, including but not limited to the following insurances. You may contact your insurance carrier or our office to verify if we are in network with your specific insurance plan.

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Seton Health Plan
United Healthcare
Workers Compensation

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I found Dr. Dean Chen to be very knowledgeable and helpful...his treatment has helped me for several years now."

    Christina W.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Chen is a skilled surgeon. He did my first knee replacement, and the experience had been better than I had hoped it would be."

    Mary A.