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Dr. Carolyn Chen MD

Dr. Carolyn Chen MD


Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center
(281) 363-2155


Dr. Carolyn Chen grew up in Houston, where she attended Bellaire High School. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Stanford University and her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., and an ophthalmology residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. She also completed a surgical fellowship in vitreoretinal disease at Tufts Medical Center’s New England Eye Center and the Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston.

Board certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Chen is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Medical Association, the Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. She has published articles in medical journals and presented research at national meetings on various topics, including the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and vitreoretinal surgery.

Dr. Chen is married to an ophthalmologist. Away from her practice, she enjoys traveling, cooking, reading and spending time with her friends and family.

Physician Details

Mon - Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Medical Education
Baylor College of Medicine - Registrar, 2006
Internships & Residency
UT Southwestern Residency Program, 2010
New England Eye Center, 2012
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Conroe, Cypress, Houston


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)