Dr. William P. Chen, M.D.,F.A.C.S., Founder and Medical Director of the Asian Eyelid Surgery Center, graduated from U.C. Berkeley with Distinction in the Honors Program, majoring in Biochemistry and Zoology. He holds a medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his Medical internship at USC and his residency training in Comprehensive Ophthalmology at UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute, and followed up with a Fellowship training in Eye Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Emory University, a prestigious program in this subspecialty.
Dr. Chen has practiced in Los Angeles and Orange Counties since 1981. In high demand as a speaker on his specialty in this country and abroad, Dr. Chen taught "Asian Blepharoplasty", his unique method for creating a natural double eyelid crease, to other surgeons at various workshops in Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery. He has been teaching this topic at the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Annual National Meeting since 1988. Dr. Chen has published numerous scientific articles and chapters in textbooks, as well as being the original author of "Asian Blepharoplasty and the Eyelid Crease with Video 3nd edition," "Asian Blepharoplasty: A Surgical Atlas" and two other recent textbooks related to Oculoplastic and Oculofacial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Chen lives with his wife and children in Southern California, where his main practices are located.