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Sanford Chen, M.D.

Ophthalmology

General Information

Primary Specialty Ophthalmology
Gender Male
Bio Sanford Chen, M.D. is a board-certified vitreoretinal surgeon who has been a partner at Orange County Retina since 1993. Dr. Chen received his medical degree at the age of 23 from an accelerated Premedical–Medical program at the University of Michigan. This was followed with an internship in internal medicine at Yale. Dr. Chen’s ophthalmology residency was completed at the Scheie Eye Institute – University of Pennsylvania. While performing his retina fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye Infirmary – Harvard Medical School, he was also granted an academic research fellowship at the Eye Research Institute. Dr. Chen is a nationally and internationally recognized retina specialist who is actively involved in clinical research. He has participated as principal investigator in over 30 multicenter trials. Complimenting his research endeavors, Dr. Chen serves on numerous scientific advisory boards and is a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences. He is also a consultant to many biotech, surgical, and pharmaceutical companies involved in the development of new treatments, surgical techniques, and instrumentation. He has particular expertise in age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, and surgical management of macular pathology. Dr. Chen is also a contributor to medical literature having authored abstracts, original papers, and book chapters. He serves as a scientific editorial reviewer for Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, and British Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Chen has been widely recognized by his professional colleagues and peers, by being listed in “Physicians of Excellence,” “Best Doctors,” and “Who’s Who lists” on an annual basis. He has been featured on national syndicated television shows such as “The Doctors.” He also serves as a team retinal surgeon to the Anaheim Ducks (National Hockey League). Dr. Chen lives in Laguna Beach, California with his wife and baby daughter. His hobbies include ice hockey, skiing, golf, and piano. He enjoys giving back to his community and participates in several volunteer organizations and has performed medical missionary services to Armenia and China.
EducationsUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolMedical School | Graduated 1987Yale University School Of MedInternship Hospital | Completed 1988University Penn Scheie Eye InstituteResidency Hospital | Completed 1991Harvard University Mass Eye and Ear InfirmFellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
AwardsDoctors of Excellence - Best of Orange County, January 06
Language SpokenEnglish Chinese Korean Spanish Vietnamese 
WheelChair AccessibilityYes
Accepting New PatientsYes
Insurance AcceptedAetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem BCBS
Blue KC
Blueshield of California
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
HCC Life
Health Net
Humana
HumanaOne
Protector 360
Medical Mutual
Molina Healthcare
Celtic
IHC Group
Golden Rule Insurance
UnitedHealthcare
Arthur Selvan, M.D.
Cardiovascular Disease
1200 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Harinder S. Gogia, M.D.
Cardiovascular Disease
801 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
John M Maggiano, M.D.
Ophthalmology
1200 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Nancy T Pourkaram, DPM
Podiatrist
1905 E 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Christopher Laparan
Family Medicine
1900 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Nicole Roberts Deppe, M.D.
Family Medicine
1900 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Amery Cong Chen, D.O.
Family Medicine
1900 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Kathryn Danielle Mchenry, D.O.
Family Medicine
1900 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Carlos Silva, D.O.
Family Medicine
1900 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705
1200 N Tustin Ave Santa Ana CA, 92705

1200 N Tustin Ave  Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone (714) 972-8235

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