Yicheng Chen, MD For an appointment call: 206.215.3850


  • Ophthalmology


  • Retina

Care Center:

Proliance Retina

Clinic Locations:

  • First Hill
  • Kent
  • Mountlake Terrace


Yicheng Chen, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist. His clinical interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macular hole and retinal vascular disorders. 

He received his medical degree from the competitive Harvard–MIT Program of Health Sciences and Technology. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed a two-year fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at The Retina Institute (formerly Barnes Retina Institute at Washington University) in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Chen has numerous publications in prominent peer-reviewed scientific journals, has been involved in clinical trials and has presented his work at national and international meetings. 

When he is not treating patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling and playing guitar. He also enjoys photography and the outdoors. He is fluent in Mandarin.

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Education & Fellowship

Bachelor's degree, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, with honors
MD, Harvard–MIT Program of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA

Ophthalmology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY

Diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous, The Retina Institute, St. Louis, MO

Board certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

Surgical Facilities

Swedish Medical Center