Jinghua Chen

Jinghua Chen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 273-8787
Business Email: jinghuachen@ufl.edu

About Jinghua Chen

Dr. Chen graduated with her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Health Science Center of Peking University. After graduation she worked as an attending physician at the Second Teaching Hospital of Peking University. She subsequently completed a research fellowship at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University. Dr. Chen completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Louisville, Kentucky and Vitreoretinal fellowship training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her clinical interests include diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, vitreoretinal degeneration, age related macular degeneration, and inherited retinal diseases. Her research interests include retinal implant/visual prosthesis and inherited retinal diseases.


Rabb-Venable Fellow Award
2016 · National Medical Association Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly
Excellent Young Teacher Award
2000 · Beijing University Health Science Center
Excellent Teacher Award
1999 · People's Hospital of Peking University
Excellent Graduate Student Award
1998 · Beijing University Health Science Center

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    American Board of Ophthalmology

Clinical Profile

  • Ophthalmology
Areas of Interest
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Retinal artery occlusion
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinal detachment repair
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Uveitis

Research Profile

Inherited retinal diseases Gene therapy Retinal implant

Areas of Interest
  • Adeno-Associated Viral Gene Therapy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy


Vitreoretinal Fellowship
2019 · University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
1999 · People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China
1995 · Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China

Contact Details

(352) 273-8787