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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Bert Chen, a Dekalb Medical urologist, talks about prostate cancer and the advances being made in the treatment of this dissease using the da Vinci robot surgical system. He also demonstrates the robotic surgical system.

Bert Chen is an associate of Georgia Urology, P.A. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association. A native of Atlanta, Chen obtained his undergraduate degree from Yale University. He earned his medical degree at Medical College of Georgia, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical school honor society. He completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Michigan. He has published and presented research in the field of urologic oncology, including prostate cancer and surgical techniques. He has experience in laparoscopy and minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of benign and malignant urologic disease. Hospital affiliations include Dekalb Medical Center, Rockdale Medical Center, and Newton Medical Center. His areas of interests in addition to general urology include stone disease, female urology, and urologic oncology.