Joanne Chen, OTR/L


Occupational Therapist


201 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11223

Joanne Chen, OTR


Education and Training

Joanne Chen is a licensed occupational therapist driven by a deep passion for empowering individuals through therapeutic and educational interventions. With a focus on enhancing patient health and success in all aspects of daily life, Chen specializes in promoting overall functioning, activities of daily living (ADL), and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL). Her diverse professional background includes extensive experience in outpatient hand-based therapy, where she has successfully treated a wide range of conditions, from fractures and arthritis to nerve injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome. Additionally, she has made significant contributions in school-based pediatric therapy, collaborating with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities to improve their quality of life.

Internships and Affiliations

Joanne Chen earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a concentration in Human Disabilities and Development from Stony Brook University in 2020. Building upon this foundation, she pursued advanced studies in occupational therapy, culminating in the completion of her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 2023.


With a comprehensive understanding of occupational therapy principles and techniques, Chen specializes in tailoring interventions to meet the unique needs of her patients. Her areas of expertise encompass hand therapy for various orthopedic conditions and pediatric therapy for children with ASD and developmental disabilities. Through a holistic approach to care, she strives to optimize her patients' functional abilities, promoting independence and overall well-being.


Speaks English and Cantonese

Chen is committed to providing inclusive and accessible care to individuals from diverse linguistic backgrounds. Fluent in multiple languages, she ensures effective communication and understanding with all patients, fostering a supportive and welcoming healthcare environment.

You may visit our 201 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11223 location to see Joanne Chen, OTR, where the staff at IDDC HEALTH SERVICES speak multiple languages and are here to help.