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Dr. Joseph Shen is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and board certified in clinical genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics.

Dr. Joseph ShenPrior to joining Valley Children’s, Dr. Shen held assistant professor and instructor positions in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Shen has published in journals such as the “American Journal of Medical Genetics,” “Human Molecular Genetics” and “Pediatric Blood and Cancer” (the official journal of The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology). He has received honors for his work in the medical field including the Child Health Research Center Award and the Annual Ciga-Geneva Award for Outstanding Community Service.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Shen completed his internship and residency in pediatrics, and a clinical genetics fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He also earned a PhD, awarded from the Department of Genetics at Case Western Reserve University. His thesis reported on “Cytogenetic, Molecular, and Somatic Cell Hybrid Studies of Nondisjoined Chromosomes 21 in Individuals with Down Syndrome and Leukemia.”


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Joseph Shen, MD, PhD
Service: Genetics
Board Certifications
American Board of Medical Genetics

Contact Information
9300 Valley Children`s Pl (GE21)
Madera, CA 93636-8762
Phone: 559/353-6400

Professional History
Medical School
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Case Western Reserve Univ School of Med
Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
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