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Dr. Howard Chen, MD

Dr. Howard Chen, MD

Age 61 Ophthalmology* M
(11) 11 reviews


Dr. Howard Chen, MD works in Campbell, CA as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 31 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine in 1993. Dr. Chen completed a residency at Yale U-Yale New Haven. Dr. Chen has has worked on more claims relating to Degenerative Disorders of Globe, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Progressive High Myopia than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Chen has received an average rating of 4.4 from patients and has been reviewed 11 times. They are affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Dominican Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Chen also speaks Chinese. Dr. Chen practices at Retinal Diagnostic Center in Campbell, CA.


  • Yale U-Yale New Haven, Residency Hospital — 1997
  • University of California, San Diego, Fellowship Hospital — 1997
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Santa Clara, Internship Hospital — 1994
  • New York University Grossman School of Medicine, Medical School — 1993

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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  • Oscar Health
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Jul 06, 2023
Dr. Chen is an outstanding doctor who, despite the enormous workload of all physicians, always manages to display patience and warm professionalism. Any questions I have are answered with care and in a thoughtful manner. He is a gem.
Marilyn Fitch — Jul 06, 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Chen accepts ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc., Aetna and Anthem as well as many others.

Dr. Chen's office is located at 3395 S Bascom Ave Campbell, CA 95008. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Chen frequently sees patients for Degenerative Disorders of Globe, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Progressive High Myopia. Check Dr. Chen's experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Yes, Dr. Chen speaks Chinese. See Dr. Chen's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Chen has a star rating of 4.4/5 and has been reviewed 11 times.

Dr. Chen is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Chen has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 31 years.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Dominican Hospital


  1. Retinal Diagnostic Center

    1. 1
      Retinal Diagnostic Center
      3395 S Bascom Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 Directions (408) 614-0265
    2. 2
      Retinal Diagnostic Center
      3395 S Bascom Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 Directions (408) 508-5762
    3. 3
      Retinal Diagnostic Center
      3395 S Bascom Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 Directions (408) 641-4566

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