Karin Chen, MD

Karin Chen, MD


  • Academic Title: Associate Professor
  • On Staff Since: August 2020
"I feel privileged to be involved in a patient’s care. I enjoy developing a deep understanding of each patient’s unique medical care needs, goals and challenges while striving to improve their quality of life. "
  • Biography

    Karin Chen, MD is an Associate Professor in the Division of Immunology, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She is the Associate Program Director for the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She provides clinical care for patients with immunodeficiencies and is board certified in Allergy and Immunology and in Pediatrics.

    Dr. Chen received her MD from the University of California, Irvine, and completed her residency training in Pediatrics and a clinical fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

    Board Certification(s)

    Allergy & Immunology


    University of Calif College of Medicine-Irvine, Irvine, CA


    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


    University of California at Los Angeles GME, Los Angeles, CA

    Clinical Interests

    Primary immunodeficiency disorders, Immune dysregulatory disorders, immunogenetics

    Research Description

    Dr. Chen’s research involves the investigation of primary immunodeficiency diseases, with an emphasis in genetics and disease pathogenesis, and immune dysregulation in immune deficiency disorders. She has been involved in the gene discovery of NFKB2 as a cause of an inherited primary immunodeficiency disease syndrome.

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