Virginia Beach Physicians

Wayne Chen, MD

Special Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Hand, Wrist and Elbow Trauma
  • Hand, Wrist and Elbow Arthritis Surgery
  • Hand, Wrist and Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
  • Thumb CMC Replacement
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Xiaflex Treatment for Dupuytren's Contracture

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Education: Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Medical Degree: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


  • Hand/Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery -- University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hamot

Professional Organizations

  • Candidate Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Candidate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Candidate Member, American Association for Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
  • Sentara Virginia Beach Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Sentara Princess Anne Ambulatory Surgery Center


  • Emanual B. Kaplan Award for Anatomical Excellence in Surgery of the Hand
  • Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (OITE) Achievement Award
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting Traveling Scholarship
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship

Interests and Community Involvement

  • Scuba diving, tennis, traveling