Dr. Catherine Chen, MD

Dr. Catherine Chen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Catherine Chen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Allen, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

1105 Central Expy N Ste 240

Allen, TX 75013

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lazy Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heterophoria
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Chen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

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6  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Yale School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Southern California School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Thai

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The prescription given by doctor for vision was totally incorrect and way off for my Son. Had to get checked by other places to confirm. and get his lenses replaced.
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Do not recommend this doctor for people who lives in Plano/Allen/Richardson ( especially for kids who need eye examination with new glass) Eyes exam and glass prescription provided is not accurate but demand fully charge again when asked by the parent of kid for re-examine (within 2 week period)
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After doing lot of research, I took my son to Dr. Chen for an eye exam. However, we were really disappointed after the doctor visit. She was not being patient with kid. The eye exam was also very quick and was not thorough. She gave a prescription for eye glasses but we were not confident to order...more
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We were told my son would always be blind. After he started seeing Dr. Chen, she got him up 7 lines, on the eye chart, in just 6 weeks. He's 11. For 11 years, we had no hope. Now, we have more than hope, we have results. I would recommend her to ANYONE! She's amazing!
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The prescription given by doctor for vision was totally incorrect and way off for my daughter. Had to get checked with 2 other places to confirm. The other 2 places were similar while this prescription was incorrect
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