Helping you see your world a little clearer since 1980
Honolulu Ophthamologist, Dr Ming Chen

Ophthalmologist in Honolulu

Ophthalmologist Ming Chen, M.D., MSc, F.A.C.S. has been servicing residents of Honolulu, Hawaii and the surrounding communities since 1980 with eye exams, cataracts, glaucoma care and eye surgery. Dr Chen is a clinical professor and a top American ophthalmologist since 2007 til present. Call today for an appointment. 
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Call us today: (808) 531-8874

The Ming Chen Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that offers a Scholarship For Modern Eyecare Education. Click the link below for more information. You can apply for the scholarship or donate to the foundation on the link.

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We speak your language

Honolulu, Hawaii is a true American melting pot. On any given day, you can hear literally hear dozens of languages spoken.

Dr. Ming Chen, M.D., MSc, F.A.C.S. is proud to have an office staff who are fluent in English, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Japanese and Mandarin. 

Call or visit our office at 55 South Kukui Street today. We accept all major insurance plans including Medicaid and are available on Saturdays by prior arrangement. 

We look forward to the opportunity to earn your trust and to become your complete vision care provider for life!
Ming Chen

About Ming Chen M.D., MSc, F.A.C.S.

  • Clinical Professor, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Past President, Hawaii Ophthalmological Society
  • Past Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Kuakini Hospital
  • International Panel for the Advancement of Cataract Surgery
  • Diplomat American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Visiting Professor, Zhong Shan People's Hospital, China
  • Master of Science in Evidence Based Practice (Ophthalmology), University of Teesside, UK
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Area of Expertise: Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Residency of Ophthalmology Training at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL USA

Publications and Studies:

2017 Chen M,  Modified sutureless operation for mild blepharoptosis repair, International Journal of Academic Research and Reflection, Vol 5, No.2

2017 Lin H, Chen M, et al “A comparison of three different marking methods used to determine cyclotorsion in the horizontal meridian” Clinical ophthalmology:11 311-315 

2016 Chen M, Seagrave Z, Chen J, Patrianakos T, Dwarakanathan S. “A pilot study to compare using Verion imaging guided system (Alcon) to manual marking in assisting LRI (Limbal Relaxation Incision) to reduce cylinder power in cataract surgery” International journal of open Access Ophthalmology 1(1):4

2015 Chen M, Anderson E, Chen J, Patrianakos T, Hill G “Comparison of cumulative dissipated energy between the Infiniti and Centurion phacoemulsification system” Clinical ophthalmology,9:1367-1372

2015 Chen M,” New Cutting Edge Technology to Manage a Case of Dense Cataract with Keratoconus” 
 http://dx.doi.org/10.14437/AJO-1-101 Case Report Ming Chen, Aperito J Ophthalmol 2015: 1:1

2015 Chen M, Swinnery C, Chen L “Comparing the Utility of the Non-Mydriatic Fundus Camera to the Direct Ophthalmoscope in a Medical Education Setting” Hawaii medical journal, Feb, 74(2)
2015 Chen M, Hill J ” Compare Diazepam oral versus Midazolam intravenous injection for sedation in cataract surgery under topical anesthesia” Journal cataract and refractive surgery, Feb

2014 Chen M, Phelps P “A Case Report: Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma of the lower Eyelid”. International Journal of Ophthalmic Pathology, 2014 3:1 

2014 Chen M, Kara LaMattina, Thomas Patrianakos, Surendar Dwarakanathan, “Complication rate of posterior capsule rupture with vitreous loss during phacoemulsification at a Hawaiian cataract surgical center: a clinical audit. Clinical ophthalmology, 2014:8 Pages 375 – 378

2013 Chen M, “Combine technique used for zonular dehiscence with dislocated cataract” Ocular Surgery News – Surgical Maneuvers, page 5 March 2013


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