Carolyn Chen, M.D.

Carolyn Chen, M.D.
Specialties & Services
  • Retina and Vitreous
  • Retina
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    About Carolyn Chen, M.D.

    Dr. Carolyn Chen was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Houston, Texas where she attended Bellaire High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with honors from Stanford University. She completed her medical doctorate at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and an internship in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in Santa Clara, California. After her internship, she graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Ophthalmology Residency Program at the Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Following residency, she completed a surgical fellowship in Vitreoretinal Disease at the New England Eye Center at Tufts Medical Center and the Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Dr. Chen is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Medical Association, the Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. She has many published articles in medical journals and has presented a multitude of research at national ophthalmology meetings and conferences on topics including the medical and surgical treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and vitreoretinal surgery.

    Dr. Chen is happily married to Dr. Louis E. Verstringhe III, a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Houston Eye Associates.

    In her free time, Dr. Chen enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

    Dr. Chen looks forward to seeing you and your family at our Conroe, Kingwood, Spring-Klein, and The Woodlands locations.

    Specialties & Services
    • Retina and Vitreous
    • Retina