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 County-USC Med CtrResidency
St. Vincent's Hospital of New YorkInternship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1991

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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