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Zhijian Chen, MD, Neurology, Miami, FL, Baptist Hospital of Miami

ZhijianChenMDPhD

Neurology Miami, FL

Neurooncology

Associate Professor

Overview of Dr. Chen

Dr. Zhijian Chen is a neurologist in Miami, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital of Miami and VCU Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Second Military Medical University and has been in practice 27 years. He is one of 85 doctors at VCU Medical Center and one of 68 doctors at Baptist Hospital of Miami who specialize in Neurology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Mandarin). He has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Neuro-Oncology, 2014 - 2015
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemResidency, Neurology, 2011 - 2014
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemInternship, Internal Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemFellowship, Neurological Surgery, 2009 - 2010
  • Residency
    ResidencyNeurosurgery, Shanghai, China, 1990 - 1997
  • The Second Military Medical University
    The Second Military Medical UniversityPh.D., Molecular biology, 1991 - 1996
  • Second Military Medical University
    Second Military Medical UniversityClass of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2022 - 2025
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2009 - 2024
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2013 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • UCNSNEURO-ONCOLOGY

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund Award Virginia Commonwealth University, 2018-2019
  • Top Doctors-2018 Richmond Magazine, 2018

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A simple and realistic brain tissue phantom for intra-parenchymal infusion studies  
    Zhi-Jian Chen, George T. Gillies, William C. Broaddus, et al, Journal of Neurosurgery, 1/1/2004
  • Modelling convection-enhanced delivery in normal and oedematous brain  
    Haar PJ, Chen ZJ, Broaddus WC, J Med Eng Technol, 1/1/2014
  • Performance tests of a novel coaxial tube catheter in an in vitro model of intracranial cell delivery  
    Panse SJ, Fillmore HL, Chen ZJ, et al, J Med Eng Technol, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Gene therapy in the treatment of malignant brain tumor (review)
    Zhi-Jian Chen, Guangji Zhang Cheng Zhu et al, Chin J Neurosurgery, 1/1/1994
  • Loumustine as salvage therapy in patients with recurrent high grade glioma
    Zhijian Chen, Ming Chi, Nehaw Sarmey, et al, Neuro Oncol, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, San Antonio, Texas, 1/19/2015
  • Impact of BRAF mutation in patients with brain metastasis from melanoma
    Vyshak Alva Venur, Rupesh Kotecha, Zhijian Chen, et al, Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, 1/29/2015

Other

  • Spatial Distribution Characteristics of Infusions into a Gel Model of Human Brain. Phase I: Single Port versus Multi-Port Microcatheters 
    Zhi-Jian Chen, William C. Broaddus and George T. Gillies, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Technical Report
    1/1/1999

Press Mentions

  • ImmuneSensor Awarded $16 Million Grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
    ImmuneSensor Awarded $16 Million Grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)September 20th, 2022
  • Two UT Southwestern Cancer Researchers Are Part of Global Team Earning $25 Million Award
    Two UT Southwestern Cancer Researchers Are Part of Global Team Earning $25 Million AwardJune 21st, 2022
  • Manganese Salts Function as Potent Adjuvants
    Manganese Salts Function as Potent AdjuvantsMarch 25th, 2021
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Research History

  • Instructorbrain tumor research, incuding: convection-enhanced delivery, tumor angiogensis, multifunctional nanoparticle MRI contrast agent.2001 - 2009
  • Research fellowbrain tumor research, incuding: convection-enhanced delivery, tumor angiogensis, multifunctional nanoparticle MRI contrast agent.1999 - 2001

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Hospital Affiliations