Dr. Sanford Chen, Ophthalmology

Dr. Sanford Chen, Ophthalmology

  • Sanford Chen MD
  • Appointments:
  • Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Board Certified: Ophthalmology

Sanford Chen MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC Mission Hospital.


1200 North Tustin Avenue, Suite 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
phone: 714-972-8432
fax: 714-972-4715

23521 Paseo De Valencia, Suite 309
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
phone: 949-581-3618

320 Superior Avenue, Suite 160
Newport Beach, CA 92663
phone: 949-646-3242
fax: 949-720-0124


  • Medical School
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • General Surgery Internship
    Yale University School of Medicine, CT
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia
  • Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Fellowship
    Harvard Medicail School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston
  • Retina Research Fellowship
    Harvard Medical School, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, MA

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Retina Specalists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • California Association of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • California Medical Association
  • Chinese American Ophthalmological Society
  • Orange County Medical Association
  • Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
  • Schepens International Society

Honors and Awards

  • America’s Top Ophthalmologists
    Consumers’ Research Council of America, 6th Edition
  • Patients’ Choice Physician Award
    MDx Medical
  • Physician of Excellence
    Orange County Medical Association, Multiple years
  • Top Doctor
    Castle Connolly
  • Top Doctors
    US News and World Report

Lectures and Presentations

  • Developments in the Treatment of Wet AMD
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Optic Nerve Abnormalities
  • Optic Nerve Swelling
  • Voclosporin: Overview and Clinical Development


Campochiaro PA, Brown DM, Pearson A, Chen S, Boyer D, Ruiz-Moreno J, Garretson B, Gupta A, Hariprasad S, Bailey C, Reichel E, Soubrane G, Kapik B, Billman K, Kane FE, Green K, . Sustained delivery fluocinolone acetonide vitreous inserts provide benefit for at least 3 years in patients with diabetic macular edema. Ophthalmology 21Jun2012.