Masako Chen

Masako Chen, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Ophthalmology


Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmology (Eye)

Dr. Masako Chen is a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in cornea, external diseases, and refractive surgery. She performs cataract surgeries, ocular surface reconstruction, and corneal transplantation.

She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, where she served as Chief Resident and received the Austin T Gray Memorial Scholarship Award. Dr. Chen then completed her fellowship at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Chen is the author of multiple book chapters and publications. She is also committed to resident and medical student education and serves as the Director of Comprehensive Eye Clinic. 

Dr. Chen is a devoted patient advocate who believes in building a strong doctor-patient relationship to create a personalized plan for care.



Clinical Focus


MD, New York Medical College

Internship, Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Residency, Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Fellowship, Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

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