Meet Dr. Chen – Dentist In Edgewater NJ

Dr. Lewis Chen

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Dr. Lewis Chen was born and raised in New York. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and graduated top of his class with highest honors and distinction. Due to his outstanding clinical performance, leadership, and selfless contributions to Columbia, he was one of few to be nominated and inducted into the only renowned, national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). After graduation, he completed his residency at the Bronx VA, which is nationally known to be the most prestigious, competitive, and comprehensive program in the country due to its strong focus on full-mouth reconstructions, cosmetics, prosthodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery.

Throughout his high school, college, and dental school years, he actively served as a tutor and mentor up until private practice. Because of his commitment in teaching and education, he also serves as Instructor of Clinical Dental Medicine at his dental school alma mater. He carries his passion for teaching from the classroom setting into a dental office by educating patients so that they can begin to take control of their oral health and make informed and calculated decisions. His primary focus is to cater to patients and exceed their expectations.


  • New York University College of Arts and Science, BA in Economics
  • Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • Clinical Faculty & Instructor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Post-Graduate Training: 

  • James J. Peters VA Medical Center / Bronx VA (affiliate hospital of Mount Sinai)


  • Fellow in International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow in International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics


  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
  • New York Academy of Dentistry Exemplary Professional Conduct Award
  • Academy of General Dentistry Outstanding General Practitioner Award
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award
  • Divisional Excellence Award in Prosthodontics
  • Pierre Fauchard Foundation Award
  • Appel Scholarship for Most Outstanding Graduate at Columbia University
  • Percy T. Phillips Visiting Professorship Student Scholar
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