Jenny Chen, M.D.

Jenny Chen, M.D.




  • Assistant Professor


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Fax: 916-734-6992
Clinic Referral Phone: 916-734-6602
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Chen's research interests include health informatics, big data, and surgical outcomes.



Center/Program Affiliation

Eye Center


M.D., UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2012

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2007

Internship: Internal Medicine, Olive View Medical Center, Sylmar CA


Ophthalmology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA


Glaucoma, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute University of Miami, Miami FL

Ophthalmic Trauma, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis MO

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Glaucoma Society

Select Recent Publications

Chen Jenny, Gedde Steven J. New developments in tube shunt surgery. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2018 Dec 12. doi:10.1097/ICU.0000000000000549. 

Jirawison C, Yen M, Leenasirimakul P, Chen J, Guadanant S, Kunavisarut P, Patikulsila D, Watanachai N, Ausayakhun S, Heiden D, Holland GN, Margolis TP, Keenan JD. Telemedicine screening for cytomegalovirus retinitis at the point of care for human immunodeficiency virus infection. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb;133(2):198-205. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.4766. PMID:25412344.

Chen J, Ausayakhun S, Tangmonkongvoragul C, Ausayakhun S, Jirawison C, Margolis TP, Keenan JD. Incidence of new CMV retinitis in HIV patients following an initial screening examination. Archives of Ophthalmology. 2012 Apr;130(4):527-529. 

Chen J, Ausayakhun S, Ausayakhun S, Jirawison C, Khouri CM, Porco TC, Heiden D, Keenan JD, Margolis TP. Comparison of autophotomontage software programs in eyes with CMV retinitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Dec 9;52(13):9339-44. doi:10.1167/iovs.11-8322. PMID:22064986.