Ophthalmic Genetics

Dr. Pennesi, Dr. Weleber and Dr. Yang are the ophthalmic genetics doctors at Casey.

A leading center on the west coast for inherited eye diseases

The Ophthalmic Genetics Service at the Casey Eye Institute is one of the premier centers in the world for patients with genetic diseases of the retina and other areas of the eye. Our mission is to provide superb patient care, conduct pioneering research that will lead to effective treatments for inherited retinal diseases, and train the next generation of ophthalmic genetics specialists.

Gene Therapy Center

OHSU Casey Eye Institute is a premier center in the U.S. for gene therapy research, clinical trials and treatment options. Learn more about the Gene Therapy Center.

Our doctors

    • Appointments and titles

      • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
    • Expertise

      • Ophthalmology
      • Ophthalmology
      • Retina and Vitreous Disease
      • Retinal Dystrophies Congenital/Genetic Disease
    • Appointments and titles

      • Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
      • Kenneth C. Swan Endowed Professor of Ophthalmology
      • Chief, Paul H. Casey Ophthalmic Genetics Division
    • Expertise

      • Ophthalmology
      • Retinal Dystrophies Congenital/Genetic Disease
    • Appointments and titles

      • Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
    • Expertise

      • Ophthalmology
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Macular Degeneration
      • Retinal Dystrophies Congenital/Genetic Disease
    • Appointments and titles

      • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
    • Expertise

      • Ophthalmology
      • Retinal Dystrophies Congenital/Genetic Disease