Darwin Chen, MD

Dr. Chen's Team


Maureen Phillips, RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Amrit Virk, RPA-C

Physician Assistant

Patricia Rodriguez

Office Manager
Medical Administrative Assistant

Maureen Phillips, RPA-C

Maureen is Dr. Chen’s lead physician assistant (PA).  She received her undergraduate degree from the University at Buffalo, followed by a master’s degree at Stony Brook University.  Maureen’s responsibilities include office based medical evaluations, patient follow ups, and preoperative/postoperative care. She assists Dr. Chen during surgery and has extensive experience in hip and knee replacement. Outside of work, she is an avid runner, yogi, and world traveler.

Amrit Virk, RPA-C

Amrit is a physician assistant who graduated cum laude from St. John’s University with a Bachelors in Health Science and Physician Assistant studies. Amrit’s works with Dr. Chen in the office as well as the OR, providing the highest level of orthopaedic care. Outside of work, Amrit is a Crossfit enthusiast, adventure traveller, and dog lover.

Patricia Rodriguez, Office Manager/Medical Administrative Assistant

Patty has the critical role of running the inner workings of Dr. Chen’s practice. She is responsible for all things administrative, such as office and surgical scheduling, insurance approvals, and patient phone calls. Patients communicate with Dr. Chen directly through her.

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