Si Chen

Si Chen, MD

Assistant Professor, Division Of Otology/Neurotology, UF Health The Oaks Clinic Medical Director

Department: MD-OTOLARYNGOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5199
Business Email: sichen1@ufl.edu

About Si Chen

Si Chen, MD, graduated from New York University, School of Medicine, and then went on to complete her residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Chen completed fellowship training in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at House Ear Clinic/University of California Los Angeles.

As an academic physician, Dr. Chen provides training to resident physicians, fellow physicians, medical students, and staff. She also actively participates in research, teaching-conferences and grand-rounds.

Accomplishments

Annual Temporal Bone Competition Winner
2017 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Chandler Society Resident Research Award – 3rd Place
2017 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Resident Teaching Award
2017 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Annual Temporal Bone Competition Winner
2016 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Chandler Society Resident Research Award – 2nd Place
2016 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Distinguished Poster Presentation
2016 · North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting
Annual Temporal Bone Competition Winner
2015 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Chandler Society Resident Research Award – 2nd Place
2015 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Annual Temporal Bone Competition Winner
2014 · University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Presidential Citation for Foreign Body Management
2013 · Annual Meeting of the American Bronchoesophageal Association
Outstanding Essay in Medical Humanism
2010 · New York University, School of Medicine
Senior Project with Honors Distinction in World History
2008 · Northeastern University
Summa Cum Laude
2008 · Northeastern University
Presidential Scholarship
2003-2008 · Northeastern University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    ABOTOHNS
  • Neurotology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery
    ABOHNS

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat ENT
Areas of Interest
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear implant
  • Ear emergencies
  • Ear infection – acute
  • Ear infection – chronic
  • Eardrum repair
  • Encephalocele / CSF leak
  • Fusion of the ear bones
  • Hearing loss
  • Infectious myringitis
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Malignant otitis externa
  • Mastoiditis
  • Ménière disease
  • Otitis media with effusion
  • Otosclerosis
  • Petrositis
  • Ruptured eardrum
  • Tinnitus

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Cochlear implant outcomes
  • Impact of hearing loss
  • Ototoxicity

Publications

2019
CCM1 and CCM2 variants in patients with cerebral cavernous malformation in an ethnically Chinese population in Taiwan.
Scientific reports. 9(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-019-48448-y. [PMID] 31455779.
2018
Caregiving demands, job demands, and health outcomes for employed family caregivers of older adults with dementia: Structural equation modeling.
Geriatric nursing (New York, N.Y.). 39(6):676-682 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2018.05.003. [PMID] 29859698.
2018
Renal dysfunction increases the risk of recurrent stroke in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Atherosclerosis. 277:15-20 [DOI] 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.07.033. [PMID] 30170219.
2017
Effects of Intratympanic Dexamethasone on High-Dose Radiation Ototoxicity In Vivo.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 38(2):180-186 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001289. [PMID] 27898607.
2017
The Advances in Hearing Rehabilitation and Cochlear Implants in China.
Ear and hearing. 38(6):647-652 [DOI] 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000441. [PMID] 28471842.
2016
Bilateral Facial Paralysis as Presenting Symptoms in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 37(10):e412-e413 [PMID] 27755454.
2016
Pediatric Sinus Surgery: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
. 7(1):1-7
2015
Association of MMP-9 Haplotypes and TIMP-1 Polymorphism with Spontaneous Deep Intracerebral Hemorrhage in the Taiwan Population.
PloS one. 10(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0125397. [PMID] 25932641.
2015
Dexamethasone Protects Against Apoptotic Cell Death of Cisplatin-exposed Auditory Hair Cells In Vitro.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 36(9):1566-71 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000849. [PMID] 26375980.
2015
Dexamethasone Protects Against Radiation-induced Loss of Auditory Hair Cells In Vitro.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 36(10):1741-7 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000850. [PMID] 26485588.
2015
Family caregivers’ role implementation at different stages of dementia.
Clinical interventions in aging. 10:135-46 [DOI] 10.2147/CIA.S60574. [PMID] 25584022.
2015
Protein kinase Cη polymorphism and the susceptibility to ischemic stroke in the Taiwan population.
Biomedical journal. 38(5):433-8 [DOI] 10.4103/2319-4170.155586. [PMID] 25900926.
2015
Spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea: prevalence of multiple simultaneous skull base defects.
American journal of rhinology & allergy. 29(1):77-81 [DOI] 10.2500/ajra.2015.29.4121. [PMID] 25590325.
2015
The efficacy and safety of cilostazol in ischemic stroke patients with peripheral arterial disease (SPAD): protocol of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter trial.
International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society. 10(1):123-7 [DOI] 10.1111/ijs.12384. [PMID] 25394855.
2014
Pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma
Ent-Ear Nose & Throat Journal. 93(7):248-250
2013
A home-based training program improves caregivers’ skills and dementia patients’ aggressive behaviors: a randomized controlled trial.
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 21(11):1060-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.09.009. [PMID] 23933422.
2013
A home-based training program improves Taiwanese family caregivers’ quality of life and decreases their risk for depression: a randomized controlled trial.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 28(5):504-13 [DOI] 10.1002/gps.3853. [PMID] 22778053.
2013
An algorithm approach to diagnosing bilateral parotid enlargement.
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 148(5):732-9 [DOI] 10.1177/0194599813476669. [PMID] 23380830.
2013
Diagnostic accuracy of history, laryngoscopy, and stroboscopy.
The Laryngoscope. 123(1):215-9 [DOI] 10.1002/lary.23630. [PMID] 23070976.
2013
Factors associated with dementia care practices among community health nurses: results of a postal survey.
International journal of nursing studies. 50(9):1219-28 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.02.016. [PMID] 22429473.
2013
Office removal of a subglottic bread clip.
Case reports in otolaryngology. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/480676. [PMID] 24379980.
2013
Utero-Vaginal Dehiscence During Cesarean Delivery: Complications of Vaginal Hand Assistance
Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 29(2):93-95
2012
Protein kinase Cη polymorphism and the susceptibilities to intracerebral hemorrhage in the Taiwan population.
Neuroscience letters. 528(2):170-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neulet.2012.09.023. [PMID] 22999931.
2012
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension presenting with severe sensorineural hearing loss and headache.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 33(8):e65-6 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0b013e318254ed98. [PMID] 22722142.
2011
Assessment of reasons for not intensifying antihypertensive treatment in the Taiwanese population.
Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi. 110(12):768-74 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jfma.2011.11.007. [PMID] 22248831.
2011
Genetic analysis of “leucine-rich repeat (LRR) and immunoglobulin (Ig) domain-containing, Nogo receptor-interacting protein-1 (LINGO1)” in two independent Chinese parkinson’s disease populations.
American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics. 156B(1):99-103 [DOI] 10.1002/ajmg.b.31124. [PMID] 20957646.
2011
Oxidative markers in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: leukocyte 8-hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine as an independent predictor of the 30-day outcome.
Journal of neurosurgery. 115(6):1184-90 [DOI] 10.3171/2011.7.JNS11718. [PMID] 21962000.
2010
A clinical trial of an individualised intervention programme for family caregivers of older stroke victims in Taiwan.
Journal of clinical nursing. 19(11-12):1675-85 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03124.x. [PMID] 20579205.
2010
Association of TNF-alpha gene with spontaneous deep intracerebral hemorrhage in the Taiwan population: a case control study.
BMC neurology. 10 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2377-10-41. [PMID] 20534169.
2010
Developing a Chinese quality of life in dementia instrument for patients with early-to-moderate dementia: an exploratory test of validity.
Journal of clinical nursing. 19(15-16):2174-84 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03254.x. [PMID] 20659197.
2010
Get With the Guidelines-Stroke performance indicators: surveillance of stroke care in the Taiwan Stroke Registry: Get With the Guidelines-Stroke in Taiwan.
Circulation. 122(11):1116-23 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.936526. [PMID] 20805428.
2010
Influences of mutuality, preparedness, and balance on caregivers of patients with dementia.
The journal of nursing research : JNR. 18(3):155-63 [DOI] 10.1097/JNR.0b013e3181ed5845. [PMID] 20808075.
2009
[Guidelines for the management of carotid artery stenosis: a statement from Taiwan Stroke Society Guideline Committee of Carotid Artery Stenosis Management].
Acta neurologica Taiwanica. 18(1):64-76 [PMID] 19537578.
2009
Analyses of interaction effect between apolipoprotein E polymorphism and alcohol use as well as cholesterol concentrations on spontaneous deep intracerebral hemorrhage in the Taiwan population.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry. 408(1-2):128-32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cca.2009.08.004. [PMID] 19686716.
2009
Caregiver self-efficacy for managing behavioural problems of older people with dementia in Taiwan correlates with care receivers’ behavioural problems.
Journal of clinical nursing. 18(18):2588-95 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02547.x. [PMID] 19207803.
2009
Concomitant spinal cord and vertebral body infarction is highly associated with aortic pathology: a clinical and magnetic resonance imaging study.
Journal of neurology. 256(9):1418-26 [DOI] 10.1007/s00415-009-5126-2. [PMID] 19399383.
2009
Psychometric testing of the SF-36 Taiwan version on older stroke patients.
Journal of clinical nursing. 18(10):1451-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02449.x. [PMID] 18754817.
2009
Quality of life among older stroke patients in Taiwan during the first year after discharge.
Journal of clinical nursing. 18(16):2320-8 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02458.x. [PMID] 18800991.
2009
The association of stroke and family history of stroke depends on its subtypes and gender: a family history study in Taiwan.
Acta neurologica Taiwanica. 18(3):161-9 [PMID] 19960959.
2009
Validation of a Chinese version of disease specific quality of life scale (HFS-36) for hemifacial spasm in Taiwan.
Health and quality of life outcomes. 7 [DOI] 10.1186/1477-7525-7-104. [PMID] 20034399.
2008
A family caregiver-oriented discharge planning program for older stroke patients and their family caregivers.
Journal of clinical nursing. 17(18):2497-508 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02450.x. [PMID] 18705725.
2008
Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel for recurrent stroke.
The New England journal of medicine. 359(12):1238-51 [DOI] 10.1056/NEJMoa0805002. [PMID] 18753638.
2008
Effects of aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel and telmisartan on disability and cognitive function after recurrent stroke in patients with ischaemic stroke in the Prevention Regimen for Effectively Avoiding Second Strokes (PRoFESS) trial: a double-blind, active and placebo-controlled study.
The Lancet. Neurology. 7(10):875-84 [DOI] 10.1016/S1474-4422(08)70198-4. [PMID] 18757238.
2008
Parkinsonism in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome–case report and literature review.
Journal of the neurological sciences. 267(1-2):166-9 [PMID] 17996905.
2008
Telmisartan to prevent recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events.
The New England journal of medicine. 359(12):1225-37 [DOI] 10.1056/NEJMoa0804593. [PMID] 18753639.
2007
Clinical characteristics of corticobasal syndrome amongst Chinese in Taiwan.
Parkinsonism & related disorders. 13(4):219-23 [PMID] 17145196.
2007
Efficacy of multivitamin supplementation containing vitamins B6 and B12 and folic acid as adjunctive treatment with a cholinesterase inhibitor in Alzheimer’s disease: a 26-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in Taiwanese patients.
Clinical therapeutics. 29(10):2204-14 [PMID] 18042476.
2007
Risk factors for vascular dementia: a hospital-based study in Taiwan.
Acta neurologica Taiwanica. 16(1):22-6 [PMID] 17486729.
2007
Spontaneous intrapetrous internal carotid artery dissection: a case report and literature review.
Journal of the neurological sciences. 253(1-2):90-3 [PMID] 17215007.
2006
Avascular necroses inducing limb-girdle syndrome.
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 13(1):111-4 [PMID] 16410208.
2006
Basal Ganglia-thalamic hemorrhage in young adults: a hospital-based study.
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland). 22(1):33-9 [PMID] 16567935.
2006
Spontaneous bilateral internal carotid artery dissection with acute stroke in young patients.
European neurology. 56(4):230-4 [PMID] 17057383.
2005
Absent middle cerebral artery signal in transcranial color-coded sonography: a reliable indicator of occlusion?
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland). 20(4):251-7 [PMID] 16123545.
2005
Bilateral common carotid artery occlusion–a case report and literature review.
Journal of the neurological sciences. 238(1-2):101-4 [PMID] 16111704.
2005
Intracranial hypertension as an initial manifestation of spinal neuroectodermal tumor.
Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. 107(5):408-11 [PMID] 16023536.
2005
Near-infrared fluorescent imaging of matrix metalloproteinase activity after myocardial infarction.
Circulation. 111(14):1800-5 [PMID] 15809374.
2004
Acute multiple cranial neuropathy: a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome?
Muscle & nerve. 30(4):433-6 [PMID] 15372537.
2004
Dystonia as a presenting sign of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1.
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 19(5):586-7 [PMID] 15133826.
2004
Expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor immunoreactivity and mRNA in the hippocampal CA1 and cortical areas after chronic ischemia in rats.
Journal of neuroscience research. 76(5):705-12 [PMID] 15139029.
2004
Phenotypic features and genetic findings in 2 chinese families with Miyoshi distal myopathy.
Archives of neurology. 61(10):1594-9 [PMID] 15477515.
2004
Territorial and extra-territorial distribution of Fos protein in the lumbar spinal dorsal horn neurons in rats with chronic constriction nerve injuries.
Brain research. 1004(1-2):177-87 [PMID] 15033433.
2003
A pilot study on a home-based caregiver training program for improving caregiver self-efficacy and decreasing the behavioral problems of elders with dementia in Taiwan.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 18(4):337-45 [PMID] 12673611.
2003
Alternate-sided homonymous hemianopia as the solitary presentation of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, stroke-like episodes syndrome.
Chang Gung medical journal. 26(3):199-203 [PMID] 12790225.
2003
Deleted 4977-bp mitochondrial DNA mutation is associated with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a hospital-based case-control study.
Muscle & nerve. 28(6):737-43 [PMID] 14639589.
2003
Spontaneous common carotid artery dissection: a case report and review of the literature.
European neurology. 50(1):58-60 [PMID] 12824716.
2002
A longitudinal cardiovascular autonomic function study in mild Guillain-Barré syndrome.
European neurology. 47(2):79-84 [PMID] 11844895.
2002
Cardiovascular autonomic function and sympathetic skin response in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.
Muscle & nerve. 26(5):669-72 [PMID] 12402289.
2002
Etiologic study of young ischemic stroke in Taiwan.
Stroke. 33(8):1950-5 [PMID] 12154244.
2002
Spinal epidural abscess successfully treated with percutaneous, computed tomography-guided, needle aspiration and parenteral antibiotic therapy: case report and review of the literature.
Neurosurgery. 51(2):509-12; discussion 512 [PMID] 12182793.
2002
Triparesis: MRI documentation of bipyramidal medullary infarction.
Neurology. 58(7):1130-1 [PMID] 11940711.

Education

Neurotology Fellowship
2017-2019 · House Clinic/University of California Los Angeles Health
Residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
2012-2017 · University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Medical Doctor
2008-2012 · New York University School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
2003-2008 · Northeastern University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5199
Emails:
Business:
sichen1@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100264
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1345 CENTER DRIVE, RM M228 MSB
GAINESVILLE FL 32610