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Dr. Benson Chen

Dr. Benson Chen MD

Ophthalmologist

Credentials of Dr. Benson Chen MD

Education

  • Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University
  • Louisiana State University, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Ohio State University, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Cleveland Clinic (Oculoplastic Surgery)
  • Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital (Oculofacial Plastic Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • King County Medical Society
  • Washington Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Awards and Publications

  • Hui Yong Wang, Qing Feng Li, Sheng Wu Zheng, Benson Chen, Yu Ping Li, Lu Jia Tang and Ti Sheng Chang. "Cadaveric Comparison of Two Facial Flap-harvesting Techniques for Alloplastic Facial Transplantation," Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery 2007;60(11):1175-81
  • Shengwu Zheng, Qingfeng Li, Hao Jiang, James Banich, Kaiding Fu, Benson Chen, Huiyong Wang; Danning Zheng, Bing Gu; Qinxiu Liu; Lujia Tang; Tao Zan, Yuping Li, Tisheng Zhang. “Developing a Canine Model of Composite Facial/ Scalp Allograft Transplantation,” Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007 Aug;59(2):185-94
  • Benson Chen, Jill A Foster, and Julian D Perry, "Evaluation of an Adult with Orbital Tumor," book chapter in Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology, Eds. A Singh and JD Perry, Elsevier Publishers, March 2007
  • Benson Chen and Julian D Perry, "Rhabdomyosarcoma,” book chapter in Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology, Eds. A Singh and JD Perry, Elsevier Publishers, March 2007
  • Benson Chen and Julian D Perry, "Vascular Orbital Tumors," book chapter in Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology, Eds. A Singh and JD Perry, Elsevier Publishers, March 2007
  • Mehryar Taban, Benson Chen, Julian D Perry, "Update on Punctal Plugs," Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update, 2006 Sep-Oct;7(5):205-12
  • “Quantifying Cosmetic Success in Browlift and Blepharoplasty Surgery” presented to the department of ophthalmology, Shanghai 9th People’s Hospital, May 15th, 2006
  • Chen B, Foster JA, Burns JA, Cahill KV, Perry DJ, Holck DEE, Wulc AE, Ludlow S, Grzybowski D, Herderick EE. Quantifying Cosmetic Success in Browlift and Blepharoplasty Surgery. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Chicago, IL. October, 22-23, 2005
  • John A Burns, Benson Chen. "Combined Benign Essential Blepharospasm and Apraxia of Lid Opening- The New Missed Diagnosis", Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation, 2005:24;9-10

Professional Statement

Born in Massachusetts, Dr. Chen grew up in the Boston suburbs before moving to Hong Kong and Singapore as a young child. He returned to the United States for boarding school. At Tufts University he majored in Biology. After working in research labs at Tufts and Cornell he traveled to Chicago Medical School for his medical degree. After his ophthalmology training at both Ochsner/LSU and Ohio State University, he received specialty training in eyelid surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and Shanghai's #9 Hospital. In 2006, he relocated to the Seattle area with his wife, who treats breast cancer at the University of Washington. With his experience at Boys Smith Vision Clinic, in Ellensburg and running the ophthalmology department at Minor and James Medical, he decided to start his own practice here in Factoria. He enjoys in line skating, biking, and spending time with his young family.

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