Dr Chen is a medical graduate from the University of Queensland. He commenced psychiatry training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane and subsequently trained with Monash Health and St Vincent's Health, Melbourne. He completed his Advanced Training while working in emergency and acute psychiatric settings across various states, including VIC, QLD, SA and WA. he is actively involved in research on antipsychotic medication side effects and their management. Since attaining his Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Dr Chen has maintained his public work in a part time capacity with Frankston health.