Judy L. Chen, MD
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Judy L. Chen, MD

  • Uveitis
Doheny Eye Center UCLA Arcadia | 614 West Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91007




Medical Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2021


Glaucoma, UC Davis Health, 2022
Uveitis, UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, 2021


Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 2020


Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente - Los Angeles Medical Center, 2017


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2016


  • Guy H. Chan, M.D. Resident Award, 2020
  • Chief Resident, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, 2019-2020
  • UCLA Stein Eye Institute Medical Student Research Program Fellow, 2014-15

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



  1. Chen JL, Abiri P, Tsui E. Recent advances in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis. Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology 2020; 12: 1-14. Accepted Dec 2020.
  2. Jabbehdari S, Chen JL, Vajaranant T. Effect of dietary modification and antioxidant supplementation on intraocular pressure and open-angle glaucoma. European Journal of Ophthalmology 2020. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 33008269.
  3. Chen JL, Bhat P, Lobo-Chan AM. Perioperative management of uveitic cataracts. Advances in Ophthalmology and Optometry 2019; 4: 325-39. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 31788579.
  4. Chen JL, Lobo-Chan AM, Chan RVP, Bhat P. Tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitor therapy. Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Uveitis 2019. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.82800.
  5. Oh DJ, Kanu LN, Chen JL, Aref A, Mieler W, MacIntosh PW. Inpatient and emergency room ophthalmology consultations at an academic tertiary care center. Journal of Ophthalmology 2019. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 30895161.
  6. Zakharevich M, Kattan JM, Chen JL, Lin BR, Cervantes AE, Chung DD, Frausto RF, and Aldave AJ. Elucidating the molecular basis of PPCD: Effects of decreased ZEB1 expression on corneal endothelial cell function. Molecular Vision 2017; 23: 740-52. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 29046608.
  7. Chen JL, Lin BR, Gee KM, Gee JA, Chung DD, Frausto RF, Deng SX, Aldave AJ. Identification of presumed pathogenic KRT3 and KRT12 gene mutations associated with Meesmann corneal dystrophy. Molecular Vision 2015; 21: 1378-86. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 26788030.
  8. Vo RC, Chen JL, Sanchez PJ, Yu F, Aldave AJ. Long-term outcomes of epithelial debridement and diamond burr polishing for corneal epithelial irregularity and recurrent corneal erosions. Cornea 2015; 34(10): 1259-65. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 26203746.
  9. Tannan A, Vo RC, Chen JL, Yu F, Deng SX, Aldave AJ. A comparison of ACIOL retention with IOL exchange in patients undergoing Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). Cornea 2015; 34(9): 1030-4. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 26147836.
  10. Aldave AJ, Chen JL, Zaman A, Deng S, Yu F. Outcomes after DSEK in 101 eyes with previous trabeculectomy and tube shunt implantation. Cornea 2014; 33(3): 223-9. Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 24322807.


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  • Guy H. Chan, M.D. Resident Award, 2020
  • Chief Resident, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, 2019-2020
  • UCLA Stein Eye Institute Medical Student Research Program Fellow, 2014-15