Dr. Benson Chen, MD

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Dr. Benson Chen, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Washington Eye Care PLLC 12600 SE 38th St Ste 108, Bellevue, WA 98006 Get Directions

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The eye is a window to the soul, but also to the early detection of a broad category of preventable and treatable ocular and systemic diseases. My goal is to link what my patient tells me is bothering them to what I can see in their eyes, and to help inform them of their specific risks and benefits of treatment options.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2004

    Ohio State University Hospitals

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Shanghai No. 9 Hospital, Dept Of Facial Plastic Surgery

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    Tufts University

    Graduated in 1992

  • Other Education
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation/Cole Eye Institute

    Completed in 2006

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Chen's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Chen

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chen's Care Philosophy

The eye is a window to the soul, but also to the early detection of a broad category of preventable and treatable ocular and systemic diseases. My goal is to link what my patient tells me is bothering them to what I can see in their eyes, and to help inform them of their specific risks and benefits of treatment options.