Dr. Franklin L Chen MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Franklin Chen is a medical oncologist in Winston Salem, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northern Hospital of Surry County and Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Chen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Northern Hospital of Surry County and one of 6 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003–2006

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2006–2009

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Resistance to ErbB2 tyrosine kinase inhibitors in breast cancer is mediated by calcium-dependent activation of RelA.
Xia, W., Bacus, S., Husain, I., Liu, L., Zhao, S., Liu, Z., Moseley, M.A., Thompson, J.W., Chen, F.L., Koch, K.M., Spector, N.L.

Acquired resistance to small molecule ErbB2 tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Chen, F.L., Xia, W., Spector, N.L.

Cell signaling modifiers in prostate cancer.
Chen, F.L., Armstrong, A.J., George, D.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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