Tiffany Chen, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address490 Illinois Street, #57F
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA2023Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA2022Ophthalmology Residency
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA2019General Surgery Internship
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CAMD2018Medicine
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    Boston Children's Hospital2022Von L Meyer Award
    University of California, San Francisco2022GME Excellence and Innovation Resident Award
    American Academy of Ophthalmology2022Starr E Shulman Fellow, Advocacy Ambassador
    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2021 Annual Conference2021Members-in-training Outstanding Poster Finalist
    University of California, San Francisco2021Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia Grant Recipient
    University of California, San Francisco2020  - 2021Resident Quality Improvement Co-Champion in Ophthalmology
    Stanford University School of Medicine2013  - 2017Medical Scholars Research Grant Recipient

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    Dr Tiffany A Chen is a pediatric ophthalmologist specializing in the eye care of children, addressing a range of visual and ocular issues in this population. She has expertise in diagnosing and treating conditions such as refractive errors, strabismus (misalignment of the eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye), and various other pediatric eye diseases. Her role further extends to managing visual development in children and ensuring optimal eye health in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, providing individualized and compassionate care tailored to the unique needs of pediatric patients.

    Dr. Chen's research endeavors revolve around investigating the clinical outcomes associated with pediatric eye disorders. Moreover, she passionate about effecting positive changes in patient care and resident surgical education through the implementation of quality improvement initiatives.

    Dr Chen attended medical school at Stanford University before pursuing Ophthalmology residency at UCSF. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School before returning to UCSF to join the faculty.

    Dr Chen is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Academy of Ophthalmology, California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society.

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    1. Retinal hemorrhages with Valsalva during laser photocoagulation in previously treated ROP. Am J Ophthalmol. 2024 Mar 20. Chen TA, Oatts JT, Campomanes AGA. PMID: 38518989.
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    2. Chorioretinal Findings as the Initial Presentation of Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2022 04; 53(4):234-238. Chen TA, Rayess N, Afshar AR, Moshfeghi DM, Duncan JL, de Alba Campomanes AG. PMID: 35417300.
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    3. Comparing a Home Vision Self-Assessment Test to Office-Based Snellen Visual Acuity. Clin Ophthalmol. 2021; 15:3205-3211. Chen TA, Li J, Schallhorn JM, Sun CQ. PMID: 34349497; PMCID: PMC8326937.
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    4. Resident-performed immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 06; 69(6):1579-1584. Chen TA, Chen SP, Ahmad TR, Pasricha ND, Parikh N, Ramanathan S. PMID: 34011745; PMCID: PMC8302298.
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    5. Clinical Outcomes of Micropulse Laser Trabeculoplasty Compared to Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty at One Year in Open-Angle Glaucoma. Clin Ophthalmol. 2021; 15:243-251. Sun CQ, Chen TA, Deiner MS, Ou Y. PMID: 33519186; PMCID: PMC7837566.
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    6. Characteristics of cataract surgery patients influencing patient satisfaction scores. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2019 04; 45(4):437-442. Lee MD, Chen SP, Chen TA, Leibold C, Li Z, Fisher AC, Lin CC, Singh K, Chang RT. PMID: 30824352; PMCID: PMC10243645.
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    7. A Spectrum of Regression Following Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 02; 198:63-69. Chen TA, Shields RA, Bodnar ZH, Callaway NF, Schachar IH, Moshfeghi DM. PMID: 30312578.
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    8. A novel classification of high myopia into anterior and posterior pathologic subtypes. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2018 Oct; 256(10):1847-1856. Ludwig CA, Shields RA, Chen TA, Powers MA, Wilkin Parke D, Moshfeghi AA, Moshfeghi DM. PMID: 30030628.
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    9. Disseminated silicone granulomatosis in the face and orbit. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2018 Jun; 10:32-34. Chen TA, Mercado CL, Topping KL, Erickson BP, Cockerham KP, Kossler AL. PMID: 29780909; PMCID: PMC5956674.
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    10. Outcomes of Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Diode Laser Photocoagulation for Treatment-Warranted Retinopathy of Prematurity. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2018 02 01; 49(2):126-131. Chen TA, Schachar IH, Moshfeghi DM. PMID: 29443362.
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    11. Bioengineered dermal substitutes for the management of traumatic periocular tissue loss. Orbit. 2018 Apr; 37(2):115-120. Chen TA, Ayala-Haedo JA, Blessing NW, Topping K, Alabiad CR, Erickson BP. PMID: 28891728.
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    12. Porcine Collagen Transconjunctival Wound Closure System for Microincisional Vitrectomy Surgery. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2017 07 01; 48(7):576-579. Chen TA, Kaiser PK, Fasching R, Moshfeghi DM. PMID: 28728177.
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    13. The Epidemiology of Retinopathy of Prematurity in the United States. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2017 07 01; 48(7):553-562. Ludwig CA, Chen TA, Hernandez-Boussard T, Moshfeghi AA, Moshfeghi DM. PMID: 28728176.
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    14. Should We Excise Native Breast Skin Envelope to Achieve Symmetric Scars in Bilateral Autologous Breast Reconstruction?--A Survey of Surgeon and Patient Preference. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 May; 76 Suppl 3:S175-8. Garza RM, Chen TA, Lee GK. PMID: 26954739.
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    15. Clinical outcomes in breast cancer expander-implant reconstructive patients with radiation therapy. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2016 Jan; 69(1):14-22. Chen TA, Momeni A, Lee GK. PMID: 26453182.
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    16. Nkx2-1 represses a latent gastric differentiation program in lung adenocarcinoma. Mol Cell. 2013 Apr 25; 50(2):185-99. Snyder EL, Watanabe H, Magendantz M, Hoersch S, Chen TA, Wang DG, Crowley D, Whittaker CA, Meyerson M, Kimura S, Jacks T. PMID: 23523371; PMCID: PMC3721642.
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    17. Biologically activated noble metal alloys at the nanoscale: for lithium ion battery anodes. Nano Lett. 2010 Jul 14; 10(7):2433-40. Lee YJ, Lee Y, Oh D, Chen T, Ceder G, Belcher AM. PMID: 20507150.
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