Ask the Expert: Peak Performance


Ask the Expert: Peak Performance Featuring Andrew Chen, MD, MS

Andrew L. Chen, MD, MS, shares how elite athletes achieve optimal performance. Working with professional athletes and Olympian contenders, he'll cover mental attributes, diet, and exercise.

In this Episode of Ask the Expert

We will cover all of your questions on achieving peak performance, like:

– What makes an Olympian?

– What personality and mental attributes are common among Olympic athletes?

– How important are diet and nutrition as a critical part of ability to achieve peak performance?

– ‘New’ diets come and go. Do athletes at the elite level pursue the latest and greatest trends?

– You follow a whole food plant based diet. Do you recommend it for athletes?

– What are the top five ways to lead a high-performance life? 

And more! 

About Andrew L. Chen, MD, MS

Andrew L. Chen, MD, MS, a native of Maryland, earned a Masters of Science in Biomatierals Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in medicine at The John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York where he also completed a fellowship in orthopaedic research at the Musculoskeletal Research Center in New York. Following this, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Steadman-Hawkins Sports Medicine Clinic in Vail, Colorado.  

Dr. Chen practices at The Alpine Clinic in Franconia, New Hampshire, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine. 

Dr. Chen is the Chief Medical Officer for United States Nordic Sport, a Team Physician for the United States Olympic Team, and a Team Physician for the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Dr. Chen is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine.  

 In addition to numerous published articles, book chapters, and books, Dr. Chen has presented research numerous international, national, and regional forums, and has been featured on WMUR’s New Hampshire Chronicle documentary television series, several television interviews and presentations, and radio interviews nationwide. He has assisted in the care of several professional sports teams, and was a physician for Madison Square Garden in New York City. 

Dr. Chen currently resides in New Hampshire with his wife and two teenage children.

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