Dr. Rick C. Chen


  • Biological and Biomedical Engineering from North Carolina State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude
  • Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from New York College of Podiatric Medicine


  • Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut


  • 2012, Partner


  • Limb Preservation Treatment
  • Diabetic Lower Extremities for Wound Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Foot & Ankle Reconstructive Surgery


  • American Podiatric Medical Association and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    • Board-certified in foot surgery


Dr. Rick C. Chen joined Family Foot and Ankle Physicians on August 1, 2012  In his final year of residency training, he served as the Section Chief Resident. While at Yale New Haven Hospital, Dr. Chen received extensive training in Charcot foot and flatfoot reconstruction utilizing the latest internal and Ilizarov/external fixation surgical techniques. He is well-versed in various plastic surgical techniques in the treatment of chronic diabetic ulcers and trauma-induced wounds. Dr. Chen is also trained in the conservative and surgical management of trauma-related foot and ankle injuries as well as many other foot and ankle ailments.  Dr. Chen is a former competitive swimmer. In his spare time he enjoys playing basketball, cross-training, and playing guitar.

Great doctor listened attentively. First podiatrist I have seen that listened to what I was describing and knew what I was talking about. Thank You Dr. Chen.
Annette M.
Crushed my big toenail at the gym and Dr Chen Took it right off! I didn’t feel a thing! Awesome physician! It is healing up great!
Kevin S.
Great doctor. Listened well.
NY “Creeme” C.