Andrew Chen, MD

Assistant Professor


Undergraduate Education: BS, University of California Los Angeles, 2010
Medical School: MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2015
Internship: Internal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 2016 Residency: Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester, 2019
Fellowship: Glaucoma, Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, 2020
Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, certified
Memberships: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Sub specialty memberships: American Glaucoma Society


Dr. Chen grew up in Los Angeles. He earned his bachelor’s degree in bioengineering and his medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles. He completed internal medicine internship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and ophthalmology residency at the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester. He then went on to complete a glaucoma fellowship at the Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.

Primary office

Eye Institute at Harborview

Location:  Harborview Medical Center
908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104
Clinic Phone: 206-744-2020 Clinic Fax: 206-520-9310
Mailing Address: Box 359608 325 Ninth Ave. Seattle, WA 98104
Academic Phone: 206-543-7250

Veteran’s Administration PSHCS 1660 S. Columbian Way S-112 OPH Seattle, WA 98108
Clinic call center: 206-764-2020
Clinic Phone: 206-897-4611
Clinic Fax: 206-764-2477

Patient Care Philosophy

“I am passionate about preserving vision to allow one to live their life to their fullest extent.”

Awards and honors

2018  Snell Resident Research Award

Jules Stein Eye Institute Medical Student Research Fellowship

UCLA Regent Scholarship

Clinical interests

Dr. Chen’s interests include the medical and surgical management of glaucoma, cataract, and anterior segment problems.

Research focus

Dr. Chen’s research interests include the structure-function relationship of glaucoma, visual fields, and imaging of the optic nerve.


    No publications are available at this time.

UW Department of Ophthalmology

908 Jefferson St.. Seattle, WA 98104 (academic offices)
Harborview Medical Center (mailing address)
Box 359608, 325 Ninth Avenue Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.543.7250
Fax: 206.685.7055


For Patients

Graduate Medical Education