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Yicheng Chen, M.D.

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About

Professional Statement

Dr. Chen graduated with honors from Harvard University where he studied Biochemical Sciences. He then received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology through the competitive Health Sciences and Technology Program. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and subsequently completed a two-year fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at The Retina Institute (formerly Barnes Retina Institute at Washington University) in St. Louis, Missouri, one of the most prestigious training programs in the country. Dr. Chen has numerous publications in prominent peer-reviewed scientific journals, has been involved in clinical trials and has presented his work at national and international meetings. Dr. Chen’s clinical interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, and retinal vascular disorders. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Chen enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling and playing guitar. He also enjoys photography and the outdoors. You can see Dr. Chen at our Seattle, Mountlake Terrace and Kent offices.

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Education

Harvard Medical School
medical school, 2011
Harvard Medical School
internship, Internal Medicine, 2012
Harvard Medical School
residency, Ophthalmology, 2015
The Retina Institute
fellowship, Medical/Surgical Retina, 2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

  • Absence Of Eye
  • Accommodation
  • Acute Inflammation Of Orbit
  • Agenesis Of Eye
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aniridia
  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Biopsy Of Eye Muscle
  • Blurred Vision
  • Buphthalmos
  • Chloroquine Retinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Coloboma
  • Ciliary Body Degeneration
  • Color Blindness
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of Eyelid
  • Contact Lens Infections
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact Lens-Induced Corneal Edema
  • Contusion Of Eye
  • Cyst Of Eyelid
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diplopia
  • Disorders Of The Vitreous
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Enophthalmos
  • Enucleation
  • Esotropia
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Health
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Bump
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashing Lights
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body In Eye
  • Fracture Of Orbital Floor
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma Suspects
  • Growth On Eye
  • Herpes Simplex With Ophthalmic Complication
  • Hiv Eye Conditions
  • Hypertelorism
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Iridoschisis
  • Iris Atrophy
  • Laceration Of Eye
  • Lasik
  • Legal Blindness
  • Lisch Nodule
  • Lupus Eye Conditions
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Diseases
  • Macular Hole
  • Melanoma Of Eye
  • Microphthalmos
  • Miosis
  • Myopia
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Tumor
  • Old Partial Retinal Detachment
  • Open Wound Of Eye
  • Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Ophthalmic Trauma
  • Orbit Cancer
  • Orbital Cyst
  • Orbitotomy
  • Papilledema
  • Parasitic Eyelid Infestation
  • Partial Sight
  • Penetrating Eye Injury
  • Presbyopia
  • Proptosis
  • Pseudophakia
  • Refractive Amblyopia
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair Of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair Of Retinal Tear
  • Retina
  • Retinal Angiomata
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Retinal Cyst
  • Retinal Damage
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Drusen
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Exudates And Deposits
  • Retinal Function Tests
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Microaneurysm
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Nerve Fiber Bundle Defects
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vascular Abnormality
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinal Venous Engorgement
  • Retinitis
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Retinoschisis
  • Scarred Retina
  • Scotoma
  • Sensitivity To Light
  • Separation Of Retinal Layers
  • Sports Injuries - Eye
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Transient Monocular Vision Loss
  • Traumatic Enucleation
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Impairment
  • Vitrectomy
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Languages

  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • English

Practice Locations

Yicheng Chen practices at four locations

Vitreoretinal Associates of Washington
1750 112th Avenue Northeast
Suite D050
Bellevue, WA 98004
Vitreoretinal Associates of Washington
1229 Madison Street
Suite 1002
Seattle, WA 98104
Vitreoretinal Associates of Washington
Vitreoretinal Associates of Washington
6100 219th Street Southwest
Suite 280
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish First Hill