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Specialty

Surgery;

Language(s) Spoken

English; Spanish

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

August 2015

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

​​​Professional​​ Background 

After graduating from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine, Dr. Tschen received his Fifth Pathway certificate from New York Medical College. He then completed his General Surgery training at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California, followed by a fellowship in Colon and Rectal surgery with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 

Profess​​ional Associations

American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Hobbies and​​ Interests

When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Tschen enjoys auto racing and mechanics, as well as tennis.

Fun Fa​cts

Dr. Tschen enjoys a good steak, tres leches cake and movies starring Chris Pratt or Jennifer Lawrence. His role model was his father. The best advice he’s ever received was, “Work hard.”

​I believe that trust and open communication between the physician and patient are the most important factors in the doctor-patient relationship.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​By Phone

Our Contac​t Center is here to serve you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

713-442-0427​​​​
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Awards & Recognitions

​Dr. Tschen received the Teaching Chief Resident of the Year Award from Loma Linda University in 2014. He also received the Most Number of Cases Logged Award from Loma Linda University and, in 2010, earned the Intern of the Year Award. 

Text Cha​​​​pters

Tschen Jose A. Skin Pathology. In: Galfione S, Kronforst K, Conlon J, editors. Deja Review: Pathology (1st ed.). McGraw Hill Medical. 2007. 169-188.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Ar​​ticles

  • Tschen Jose A. Web Quiz Winner: Angiosarcoma. Arch Dermatol. 2006; 132:1322.
  • Tschen Jose A, Tschen Jaime A. Clinical Snapshot: Extramammary Paget’s Disease. Dermatol Nurs. 2007. 19(3): 279.
  • Tschen Jose A, Tschen Jaime A. Clinical Snapshot: Acanthosis Nigricans.  Dermatol Nurs. 2007. 19(4): 378.
  • Tschen Jose A, Tschen Jaime A. Pulse Granuloma in a Rectocutaneous Fistula. J Cut Pathol. 2008. 343-345.
  • Tschen Jose A, Tschen Jaime A. Cutaneous Pulse Granuloma, Reply to Editor. J Cut Pathol. 2009. 36:389.
  • Tschen Jose A, Martinelli PT, Cohen PR, Chang P, Siekavizza JL, Tschen Jaime A. Lynfangioma Adquirido Progresivo. Dermatologia Cosmetica, Medica y quirugica. 2009. 7: 49-54.
  • Tschen Jose A, Samakar K, Patel S, Abouzamzam A. Asymptomatic Ruptured Giant Popliteal Aneurysm. J Vasc Surgery. 2013. 58(4): 1090.
  • Agapian JV, Wang Y, Tschen JA, Molkara A. Is Tension Pneumothorax a Radiological Diagnosis or Should it Remain a Clinical Diagnosis. CHEST. 2014. 145. Abstract.

Posters and Present​ations

  • SAGES 2012: LAPAROSCOPIC TREATMENT OF BLEEDING DUODENAL ULCER.  Kamran Samakar, MD, Jose Tschen, MD, J Andres Astudillo, MD, Jason Wallen, MD, Carlos Garberoglio, MD. Loma Linda University Medical Center.
  • Southern California American College of Surgeons 2012:  GIANT SCROTAL MASS IN AN INFANT.  Kamran Samakar, MD, Jose Tschen, MD, Matiar Jafari, BS, Edward Tagge, MD. Loma Linda University Medical Center.
  • Southern California Vascular Surgery Society 2012: A RARE CASE OF AN ASYMPTOMATIC RUPTURED POPLITEAL ANEURYSM.  Jose Tschen, MD, Kamran Samakar, MD, Wesley Fung, MD, Sheela Patel, MD, Ahmed Abou-Zamzam, MD. Loma Linda University Medical Center.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 2015: TRANSANAL EXCISION OF T2 RECTAL CANCERS: A Retrospective Review. Jose Tschen, MD, David Thompson, MD. University of Texas at Houston. Pending Acceptance.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 2015: HEMORRHOIDECTOMY VERSUS  TRANSANAL HEMORRHOIDAL DEARTERIALIZATION: A COMPARISON IN COMPLICATIONS.  Jose Tschen, MD, Spencer Skelton, MD, Marianne Cusick, MD. University of Texas at Houston. Pending Acceptance.