Brian  Chen, MD

Specialties

  • Glaucoma

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group - San Gabriel
207 S. Santa Anita St.
P25
San Gabriel, CA 91776
800.898.2020

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Lincoln Heights
2400 North Broadway
Lincoln Heights, CA 90031
800.898.2020

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Rowland Heights
17833 Colima Road
Rowland Heights, CA 91748
800.898.2020

Dr. Brian Chen is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of anterior segment disease, 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 masters degree in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Dr. Chen then completed his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

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.

Dr. Chen then completed a glaucoma fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL where he honed his skills in the clinical and surgical care of various glaucomas. 

Education

  • Bachelor of Art, Molecular and Cell Biology with Neurobiology emphasis: University of California, Berkeley
  • Master of Science, Physiology and Biophysics: Georgetown University
  • Doctor of Medicine: Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Ophthalmology Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Glaucoma Fellowship: University of South Florida
  • Board Certified

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching

Personal Hobbies

  • Traveling
  • Art
  • Photography
  • Tennis

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese