Muh-Shy Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

National Taiwan University
Taipei City, Taiwan
Phone: +886-2-2312-3456


DEGREE Year Field of Study Institution and Location
Ph.D 1979-1986   Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine,
College of Medicine.
National Taiwan University
M.D 1965-1972 Department of Medicine College of Medicine
National Taiwan University


Muh-Shy Chen graduated from the College of Medicine National Taiwan University in 1972. He has M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, and since 1994 he has been serving as a Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, National Taiwan University. He has also been serving as a professor and consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Fu-Jen Catholic University since 2012.

Research Interest

  • Medical and surgical retina.

Scientific Activities

Professional Experience
2012-present Professor and Honorary Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology
2003-2011 Visiting Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
1997-2012 Director of Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology
1995-2001 Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
1994-Present Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
1986-1994 Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
1979-1986 Lecturer, Department of Ophthalmology
1977-1979 Visiting Staff, Department of Ophthalmology


  1. Chen TC, Yang CH, Sun JP, Chen MS, Yang CM. Macular retinal detachment associated with intrachoroidal cavitation in myopic patients. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2015; 253:1437-46.
  2. Ho TC, Yang CM, Huang JS, Yang CH, Yeh PT, Chen TC, Ho A, Chen MS. Long-term outcome of    foveolar internal limiting membrane non peeling for myopic traction maculopathy. Retina.2014; 34:1833-40.
  3. Ho TC, Yang CM, Huang JS, Yang CH, Chen MS. Foveola non peeling internal limiting membrane surgery to prevent inner retinal damages in early stage 2 idiopathic macula hole. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2014; 252:1025-6.
  4. Sun JP, Chen SN, Chuang CC, Lin CW, Lin CJ, Huang JY, Yang CM, Chen MS, Yang CH. Surgical treatment of lamellar macular hole secondary to epiretinal membrane. Graefe’s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2013;251:2681-8.
  5. Sun JP, Chen MS, Jou JR, Lin CP, Tsai TH, Ho TC.Clinical characteristics and visual function tests with retinal tomographic correlation in patients with Stargardt's disease in Taiwan. J Formos Med Assoc. 2013; 112:79-86.
  6. Chen MS, Chang CC, Lin CP, Wang PC, Lin LR, Hou PK, Ho TC.Role of vascular endothelial growth factor in the breakdown of the blood-aqueous barrier after retinal laser photocoagulation in pigmented rabbits. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther.2012; 28:83-8.
  7. Chen YF, Chen HY, Lin CC, Chen MS, Chen PC, Wang IJ. Retinitis pigmentosa reduces the risk of proliferative diabetic retinopathy: a nationwide population-based cohort study. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e45189.
  8. Chen YF, Wang IJ, Su CC, Chen MS. Macular thickness and aging in retinitis pigmentosa. Optom Vis Sci. 2012;89:471-82.
  9. Ho TC, Chen MS, Huang JS, Shih YF, Ho H, Huang YH. Foveola nonpeeling technique in internal limiting membrane peeling of myopic foveoschisis surgery.Retina. 2012; 32:631-4.
  10. Liu YL, Chen MS, Huang JS, Ho TC. Oral Levofloxacin brings better results in treating endogenous Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitis. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2012;28:1-2.
  11. Chen MS, Chang KP, Lin KH, Tsai CL, Ho TC. Retinopathy in a patient with Fanconi anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency. Eye. 2012; 26:331.
  12. You JJ, Yang CM, Chen MS, and Yang CH. Elevation of angiogenic factor Cysteine-rich 61 levels in vitreous of patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Retina. 2012;32:103-11.
  13. Chang YS, Lin CF, Wu CL, Kuo PY, Wu FS, Shieh CC, Gean PW, Chen ST,Chen MS, Wu WC, Tai MH, Tseng SH. Mechanisms underlying benzyl alcohol cytotoxicity (triamcinolone acetonide preservative) in human retinal pigment epithelial cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011; 52:4214-22.
  14. Chen FT, Yeh PT, Lin CP, Chen MS, Yang CH, Yang CM. Intravitreal gas injection for macular hole with localized retinal detachment in highly myopic patients. Acta Ophthalmol. 2011;89: 172-8.
  15. Chen YF, Wang IJ, Lin LL, Chen MS. Examining rhodopsin retention in endoplasmic reticulum and intracellular localization in vitro and in vivo by using truncated rhodopsin fragments.  J Cell Biochem. 2011; 112:520-30.
  16. Yeh PT, Lin FA, Lin CP, Yang CM, Chen MS, Yang CH. Expressions of lymphotactin and its receptor, XCR, in Lewis rats with experimental autoimmune anterior uveitis. Graefes Arch  Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010; 248: 1737-47.
  17. Yang CM, Yeh PT, Cheng SF, Yang CH, Chen MS. Macular appearance after diabetic vitrectomy for fibrovascular proliferation: an optical coherence tomography study. Acta Ophthalmol. 2010;88: 193-8.
  18. Chen MS, Chang CC, Ho TC, Tsai TH, Fan IM, Hou PK. Blood-aqueous barrier function in a patient with choroideremia. J Formos Med Assoc. 2010; 109:167-71.
  19. Hsieh WA, Lin IF, Chang WP, Chen WL, Hsu YH, Chen MS. Lens opacities in young individuals long after exposure to protracted low-dose-rate gamma radiation in 60Co-contaminated buildings in Taiwan. Radiat Res. 2010; 173:197-204.

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