Dr. Eric Chen grew up in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Texas and graduated valedictorian of Round Rock High School. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from Stanford University and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, where he was appointed and served as Chief Resident. He then went on to complete the prestigious, two-year medical retina/retina surgery fellowship program at the Wills Hospital in Philadelphia (consistently rated among the top 3 programs in the nation).
Dr. Chen practiced in Austin, Texas for a year following his retina training prior to being recruited by Retina Consultants of Houston. Dr. Chen has published over 45 scientific papers, book chapters, and national meeting abstracts on vitreoretinal surgery, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and the use of intravitreal medications. He is an elected member of The Retina Society, and his clinical and research interests include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and surgical disorders of the macula and retina.
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