Bonnie Y Chien, MD
Bonnie Y Chien, MD

Bonnie Y Chien, MD

Foot & Ankle
Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - 590 5th Avenue

590 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
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ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem/GHI
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
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  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Quality Health Management
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare
  • Workers Compensation
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Bonnie Y Chien, MD

Bonnie Y. Chien, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in operative and non-operative treatment of foot and ankle conditions from young adolescent to adult patients. Dr. Chien's expertise focuses on refined surgical techniques that address various foot, ankle, heel, and toe conditions. Her practice leverages minimally invasive techniques ranging from foot and ankle reconstruction to bunion corrections.


Dr. Chien grew up in Taipei, Taiwan, and earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at Stanford University. She completed her Orthopedic Surgery residency at Harvard, where she served in numerous education leadership roles both in residency and on a national level. Dr. Chien received the Resident Executive Committee Award from the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program (HCORP) and completed her orthopedic subspecialty fellowship in foot and ankle at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.


In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Chien is active in academic research, publishing many articles, abstracts, and book chapters on ankle fractures, the management of diabetic feet, infection prevention, and total ankle replacement. As more advanced techniques in reconstruction evolve, she hopes to focus on studying if newer technologies, such as advances in implants, make a difference and are cost-effective. Dr. Chien is an active member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society (RJOS), the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Medical Association (AMA), and serves as a representative for the Health Policy Committee.


Dr. Chien enjoys global exchange in orthopedic foot and surgery and has traveled internationally to Colombia, Malawi, and India to teach and perform surgeries. Dr. Chien speaks conversational Spanish and is fluent in Chinese in addition to English. With her upbringing abroad and exposure to other parts of the world, she is passionate about learning different cultures and languages and connecting with a diverse patient population in and around New York.


Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
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Expertise

  • Achilles Tendon Disorders

  • Achilles Tendon Injury/Rupture

  • Ankle Arthritis

  • Ankle Deformity

  • Ankle Disorder

  • Ankle Fractures

  • Ankle Injuries

  • Ankle Instability

  • Ankle Nerve Compression Syndromes

  • Ankle Sprain

  • Ankle Surgery

  • Diabetic Foot Care

  • Flat Feet

  • Foot & Ankle Injuries

  • Foot & Ankle Orthopedics

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery

  • Foot & Ankle Trauma

  • Foot Deformity

  • Foot Fractures

  • Foot Nerve Compression Syndromes

  • Foot Reconstruction

  • Hallux Rigidus

  • Hindfoot Arthritis

  • Midfoot Arthritis

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Morton’s Neuroma

  • Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

  • Peroneal Tendon Disorders

  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery

  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery

  • Tendon Repairs

  • Toe Deformities and Injuries

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Education

  • Fellowship: Mercy Medical Center Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction

  • Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

  • Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at CUMC

  • Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

Education

  • Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Mercy Medical Center Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at CUMC
  • Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery