John J. Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Ophthalmologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Double vision
  2. Ischemic optic neuropathy
  3. Neuromyelitis optica
  4. Nystagmus
  5. Optic neuritis
  6. Pituitary tumor
  7. Pseudotumor cerebri
  1. Cataract surgery
  2. Optical coherence tomography
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ischemic optic neuropathy
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension/Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Optic neuritis
  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Cataract surgery
  1. 2014
    Fellow - Neuro-ophthalmologyDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa
  2. 2013
    Resident - OphthalmologyDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa
  3. 2010
    InternshipCarilion Clinic
  4. 2009
    MD/PhD - Doctor of MedicineSchool of Medicine, University of Virginia
  5. 2007
    Ph.D. - NeuroscienceUniversity of Virginia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  6. 2001
    BA - Biology and Cognitive Science: Graduated with highest distinctionCollege of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia

Certifications

  1. 2014
    OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Nominated for Best Mentor Award by Internal MedicineMayo Clinic Rochester Hospitals
  2. 2017
    Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  3. 2017
    Best Original Paper Presentation for Neuro-OphthalmologyAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  4. 2016
    2016 Mayo Fellows’ Association Ophthalmology Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic Rochester Hospitals
  5. 2016
    Outstanding Reviewer StatusAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Journal
  6. 2015
    Commemorative Medal in Honor of the 2015 MSGME CentennialRochester, MN, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  7. 2014
    Fellow Teaching AwardUniversity of Iowa
  8. 2013
    Residency Teaching AwardUniversity of Iowa
  9. 2013
    Heed Fellowship AwardHeed Foundation
  10. 2012
    Leinfelder Research AwardUniversity of Iowa
  11. 2011
    Honorable Mention for Leinfelder Research AwardUniversity of Iowa
  12. 2011
    Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Residents RetreatHeed Foundation
  13. 2009
    ARVO Travel Grant AwardNational Eye Institute - National Institutes of Health
  14. 2005
    First Prize - Medical School Research SymposiumUniversity of Virginia
  15. 2001
    Phi Beta Kappa National Honor SocietyUniversity of Virginia
  16. 2001
    First Prize - Katz Symposium for Undergraduate ResearchUniversity of Virginia
  17. 2001
    Graduated with Highest DistinctionUniversity of Virginia
  18. 2001
    Dean's Merit FellowshipUniversity of Virginia
  19. 1998
    Phi Eta Sigma National Honor SocietyUniversity of Virginia
  20. 1997
    ValedictorianOsbourn Park High School
  21. 1997
    Dean's ListUniversity of Virginia
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    ChairmanUpper Midwest Neuro-Ophthalmology Group
  2. 2017 - present
    Communications ChampionMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  3. 2016 - present
    Vice ChairDepartment of Ophthalmology Equipment Committee
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberAsia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
  5. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberAAO Committee Member, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  6. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberFrank B. Walsh Sessions, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  7. 2016 - present
    Board MemberMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  8. 2015 - present
    Associate Residency DirectorDepartment of Ophthalmology
  9. 2015 - present
    ChairmanDepartment of Ophthalmology Residency Clinical Compentency Committee
  10. 2015 - present
    Core Faculty MemberDepartment of Ophthalmology
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  14. 2014 - present
    MemberDepartment of Ophthalmology Education Committee
  15. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberNorth American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety of Heed Fellows, Heed Foundation
  18. 2012 - 2013
    Chief EditorEyerounds
  19. 2011 - 2014
    MemberEyerounds
  20. 2010 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  21. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  23. 2001 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  24. 2001 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Association of the Advancement of Science
  25. 2001 - 2007
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience
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Publications

Research activities

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