Lee-may Chen, MD
Gynecologic cancer surgeon
Dr. Lee-may Chen, a specialist in cancers of the female reproductive system, is director of UCSF's gynecologic oncology division. She has a particular interest in surgical and medical management of ovarian cancer.
Chen's research focuses on early detection in women who are at high risk of developing gynecological cancer, as well as symptom management and decision making in the treatment of these cancers.
Chen earned her medical degree and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan. She completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center before joining UCSF Medical Center in 1999.