A. Jo Chien

MD

Breast oncologist

About me

Dr. A. Jo Chien specializes in breast cancer, with special expertise in tumors called HER2-positive (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2), typically a more aggressive type of cancer. Her research interests include HER2-positive cancers, breast cancer in young women and fertility problems related to cancer treatment.

Chien graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2003 and completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was a fellow in hematology and oncology at UCSF from 2006 to 2009.

Chien has received an international health grant from the Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Charitable Foundation, a young investigator award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), a merit award from the ASCO Foundation and a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Cancer Society.

Chien has published numerous articles in medical journals related to her breast cancer research. She is a member of ASCO and the American Association for Cancer Research.

  • Education

    Harvard School of Medicine, 2003

  • Residencies

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2006

  • Fellowship

    UCSF, Hematology, 2009

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages

    Mandarin

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