Dean Chen, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine & Joint Replacement

When you need an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, shoulders, and knees, look no further than Dean Chen, MD. Dr. Chen is one of the board-certified orthopedic surgeons practicing at the Orthopedic Associates of Central Texas, with locations in Austin and Lockhart, Texas. Dr. Chen specializes in shoulder and knee injuries, joint reconstruction, adult and pediatric trauma, and other orthopedic treatments and surgical procedures.

Dr. Chen completed his undergraduate degree in kinesiology at UCLA in Los Angeles before earning his medical degree at the Baylor University College of Medicine in Houston. He went on to serve his orthopedic residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Chen is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Travis County Medical Society, the Texas Orthopaedic Association, and the Austin Orthopaedic Trauma Association.

Dr. Chen offers patient-focused care to help you make a full recovery and get back to your normal, active, pain-free life. He takes time to listen to your concerns, creating a collaborative environment ensuring you have the information you need to make an informed decision about your treatment, including both surgical and nonsurgical options. You can count on Dr. Chen to be your true partner in health care and help you recover from an injury or a degenerative condition.

"I highly recommend him."

"Dr. Chen did my knee repair surgery. His whole staff , as well as , Dr. Chen could not have been better. Both Pre-Op & Post-Op."

-David P.

Dr. Chen's Location

South Austin

  • 4310 James Casey Street Suite 3-C.
  • Austin, TX 78745
  • 512-326-2800

Southwest Austin

  • 5625 Eiger Road Suite 175
  • Austin, TX 78735
  • 512-401-8400


  • 1009 W. San Antonio St.
  • Lockhart, TX 78644
  • 512-326-2800

North Austin

  • 12309 North Mopac Ste 150
  • Austin, TX 78758
  • 512-244-0766