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Healthcare executive , Ophthalmologist

Te Tsaw Chen, Chinese ophthalmologist, healthcare executive. Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology, Japanese Board Ophthalmology, Taiwan Board Ophthalmology.


Chen, Te Tsaw was born on January 16, 1934 in Hou-Long, Taiwan. Son of Kai Ju Chen and Duann Ong.


Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1972.


Resident National Taiwan University College Medicine, 1960-1964, chief resident, 1965. Staff ophthalmologist Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 1967-1972. Rotating intern Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1972.

Fellow New York Medical College, 1975. Clinical fellow Albany (New York ) Medical College, 1976. Private practice New York City, 1976—1978.

Chairman, professor ophthalmology department Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 1978-1987. Professor ophthalmology Taipei (Taiwan) Medical College, since 1980. Director Te Tsaw Eye Center, since 1987.

Educational member, medical supervisor Customer Foundation Republic of China, 1984-1985. Chairman credential committee Chang Gund Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 1981-1983, supervising member hospital affairs, 1985-1986, director education and training, 1986-1987.


  • Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology, Japanese Board Ophthalmology, Taiwan Board Ophthalmology.


Fellow: International College of Surgeons, American Academy Ophthalmology. Member: Asia-Pacific Federation Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Taiwanese Society Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (president since 2005), Ophthalmological Society Republic Taiwan (board directors 1965-1969, 1986—2004, president 1996—2000), International Society Refractive Keratoplasty, Asia-Pacific Intraocular Implant Association (founder), American Society Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Japan Ophthalmologists Association, Societas Ophthalmologica Japonica, International College Surgeons, Kerto-Refractive Society, American Intra-Ocular Implant Society.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, tennis, ping pong/table tennis, billiards, jogging.


Married Shaw Jane Lai. Children: Steve Wei, Lily Wei.

Kai Ju Chen

Duann Ong

Shaw Jane Lai

Steve Wei Chen

Lily Wei Chen