Philip P. Chen M.D. Accepting new patients

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Cataracts, Eye care (optometry exams), Glaucoma




Philip Chen, M.D., is a board certified Ophthalmologist and chief of Ophthalmology at the Eye Institute at Harborview and UW Medical Center, the UW's Grace E. Hill Endowed Chair in Vision Research and a UW professor of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Chen's professional passion is to prevent blindness caused by glaucoma. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Chen earned his M.D. at Yale. He is an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and has served the American Academy of Ophthalmology in numerous capacities. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of all types of glaucoma and cataracts.

Personal Interests

Dr. Chen lives in Seattle with his wife and children. His hobbies including hiking, running, gardening and anything he can do with his family.
Eye Institute at Harborview

Eye Institute at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Cataracts, Cornea and external disease, Eye care (optometry exams), Glaucoma

Eye Center at UWMC

Eye Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor, NN 300 Seattle, WA 98195


Eye care (optometry exams), Refractive surgery

Yale University School of Medicine

Medical education, 1991

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Fellowship, Ophthalmology

St. Vincent's Hospital of New York


Los Angeles County-USC Med Ctr

Residency, Ophthalmology


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 1997, American Board of Ophthalmology