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Chen Danyun
Associate chief physician
Clinical Interests Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid Cancer, and Thyroid Disorders
Medical Education MD, MPH, Sun Yat-sen University
Work Experiences Internal Medicine (General Medicine), Nuclear Medicine
Outpatient Schedule Friday morning

Dr. Chen's career over the past 20 years has focused on adult and pediatric thyroid disorders, with an emphasis on hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules.  Procedures include radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer. Additionally, Dr. Chen has had extensive involvement with internal medicine and psychology, including mental health status and factors that will influence the course of Graves' disease and antithyroid treatments. 

Dr. Chen has recently done outcome research for radioiodine therapy in children and adolescents with Graves' disease.

Dr. Chen also has many publications in peer-reviewed journals.


Dan Yun Chen, Peter F. Schneider, Xiang Song Zhang, et al. Mental Health Status and Factors that Influence the Course of Graves' Disease and Antithyroid Treatments. Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes. 2012, Oct, 120(9): 524-528.

Dan Yun Chen, Peter F. Schneider, Xiang Song Zhang, et al. Striving for Euthyroidism in Radioiodine Therapy of Graves' Disease: A 12-Year Prospective, Randomized, Open-Label Blinded End Point Study. Thyroid. 2011, 21(6): 647-654.

Dan Yun Chen, Jin Jing, Peter F. Schneider, et al. Comparison of the Long Term Efficacy of Low Dose 131I versus Anti-thyroid Drugs in the Treatment of Hyperthyroidism. Nuclear Medicine Communications. 2009, 30 (2): 160-168.