Philip P. Chen M.D.

Philip P. Chen M.D.

Bio

Dr. Chen is Chief of Ophthalmology at the UW Medicine Eye Institute at Harborview Medical Center. He also is a UW professor of ophthalmology. A graduate…

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Patient Care Philosophy

My professional passion is to prevent blindness caused by glaucoma.

Personal Interests

Hiking, running, gardening, and anything he can do with his family.

Clinical Interests

The diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of all types of glaucoma and cataracts.

Research Interests

The outcomes of glaucoma treatment, risk factors for glaucoma progression and screening for glaucoma.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Yale University School of MedicineMedical education1991
  • Bascom Palmer Eye InstituteFellowship
  • Los Angeles Cty-USC Med CtrResidency
  • St. Vincent's Hospital of New YorkInternship

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology1997
Dr. Chen is Chief of Ophthalmology at the UW Medicine Eye Institute at Harborview Medical Center. He also is a UW professor of ophthalmology.

A graduate of Stanford University and Yale University School of Medicine, he completed his ophthalmology residency at Doheny Eye Institute of the University of Southern California, and then completed a glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami. He joined UW Medicine in 1996.

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