Dr. Chen is from Whitby, Ontario, and joined Heritage Optometric Clinic in 2008.
She received her degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 2008, graduating on the Dean’s Honours List. In 2007, Dr. Chen completed her Ocular Therapeutics externship at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma. At graduation, she was awarded an Alcon Continuing Professional Education Award, the A.W. Cole Award for Clinical Excellence, and Second Prize of the Advanced Medical Optics General Proficiency Awards.
She is an active member of the Canadian and Ontario Associations of Optometrists, as well as the Ottawa Society of Optometrists.
Dr. Chen also has a musical background in piano and violin, and holds an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (ARCT) Performers diploma. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and learning to golf.