Dr. Royce Chen, MD

Dr. Royce Chen, MD

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Ophthalmic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Royce Chen, MD is an ophthalmic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in ophthalmic surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

Columbia Doctors Ophthalmology

635 W 165th St Ste Flanzer

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 89% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
high
more than 81% 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.

Dr. Chen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "Royce Chen, MD, is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center and Attending Ophthalmologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in surgical and medical management of vitreoretinal disease and uveitis. Dr. Chen also serves as the Associate Residency Program Director for the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia. Dr. Chen graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Music and received his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine. He then performed his ophthalmology residency at Columbia University, where he served as Chief Resident. This was followed by a 2-year vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, where he served as a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology. He has received numerous honors, including a Heed Foundation Fellowship and recognition as a NYC Super Doctors Rising Star for 2015."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chen "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Diseases

9  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chen's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chen to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Chen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I don't mind when a physician includes an intern/resident in my office visit -- that's how they learn, after all. But when a physician speaks only to the intern during an examination and I have to figure out what's going on by "eaves-dropping" on their conversation -- which happens to be about me...more
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I had an excellent interaction with doctor Chen, he explained everything to me based on the tests I had.
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After over an hour wait, doctor was very short and deemed distracted. Quoted phrases from the textbook but did not seem to have any viable experience in a more comlpex case like mine. Very disappointed for an institution like NYP
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