Dr Ye Chen
MBBS DPhil (Oxon) FRANZCO
Dr Ye Chen is an ophthalmic surgeon with sub-speciality training in eyelid, lacrimal and orbital surgery (oculoplastic). He has special interests in Asian eyelid surgery, nasolacrimal duct intubation, endoscopic DCR surgery, orbital inflammation including thyroid eye disease, orbital tumours and eyelid tumour excision and reconstruction. Ye graduated from Melbourne University and interned at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. With a Rhodes scholarship, he undertook further studies in the UK, obtaining a DPhil in Medical Science at Oxford University, England.
Following his ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Ye undertook his oculoplastics sub-specialty training in Adelaide (Professor Dinesh Selva, Dr. Garry Davis), Japan (Professor Akihide Watanabe) and Korea (Professor Yoon-Duck Kim), obtaining considerable experience in the treatment of eyelid disorders (including ‘droopy’ eyelids, eyelid malpositions, brow ptosis, eyelid tumours), orbital disorders (including thyroid eye disease, orbital tumour, socket disorders) and lacrimal disorders (‘watery eyes’, blocked tear duct).
Ye also holds public appointment at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Ye speaks fluent English and is also a native Mandarin (普通话), and Shanghainese (上海话) speaker.