Prof Celia Chen

Professor Celia Chen


Professor Celia Chen is an ophthalmologist (eye physician and surgeon).

She completed her medical degree at the University of Adelaide followed by a Masters of Public Health and a PhD at Flinders University. She undertook her ophthalmology training in South Australia and proceeded to a clinical and research fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Celia returned to Adelaide in 2007 following her fellowship and is a consultant ophthalmologist at the Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University.

She is the recipient of both national and international scholarships and awards including the American Australian Education Fellowship, NHMRC National Institute of Clinical Studies fellowship and South Australian Science Excellence award.

Special fields and passion

Professor Celia Chen is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with sub-speciality expertise in Neuro-Ophthalmology. Her special fields are neuro-ophthalmology conditions such as optic neuritis, double vision, facial spasms. Her research interest is in the retinovascular disorders of the eye.