Doctor Details

Brian Chen, MD

Glaucoma Specialist and General Ophthalmologist

Dr. Brian Chen specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of anterior segment disease including cataracts and glaucoma. After growing up in the Los Angeles area, he attended UC Berkeley and studied Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he completed his MS degree in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Dr. Chen then proceeded to complete his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Immediately after medical school, he remained in Philadelphia and completed both an Internal Medicine Internship and Ophthalmology residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was the Chief Resident and was awarded the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Chen has also authored several papers in Ophthalmology journals.

Wanting to subspecialize in treating glaucoma patients, Dr. Chen completed a glaucoma fellowship at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Chen is excited to serve the San Gabriel Valley community not only as a physician but as a resident. His interests include traveling, art, photography, and tennis. Dr. Chen speaks Mandarin, Taiwanese, and some Spanish.