Ophthalmology and health care have experienced explosive innovation on many fronts. OHSU Casey Eye Institute is at the forefront of some of the most exciting developments. Casey was built to bring the latest technologies and treatments to our region, and we are pleased that we can work side by side with you to offer these to your patients.
As a leader in informatics, advanced imaging and gene therapy, we can assemble these amazing advancements to change the future of vision health in our state. Our bold goal is to eliminate preventable blindness in Oregon and beyond. Patients who come to Casey are some of the first to benefit from these leading-edge therapies.
We also embrace a core part of our mission: to provide the vital education that propels ophthalmology forward. Not only do we help train the next generation of ophthalmologists, we provide regular continuing education opportunities and conferences for our ophthalmology colleagues throughout Oregon, the region and the world.
Here is how we can partner with you to provide the highest quality care for your patients -- and how together we can reach the goal of ending preventable blindness.
Refer a patient
Learn more about referring a patient to OHSU Casey Eye Institute:
- Call 503-494-3000, or call the OHSU Physician Advice and Referral Line at 800-245-6478.
- View our Referral Guide.
- Complete a Casey Eye Institute Patient referral form if you're interested in referring a patient to us. This information will help us coordinate the best possible care with the appropriate clinic.
We are proud to present to you Innovations featuring some of the discoveries, innovations and advancements occurring in ophthalmology research and clinical care at OHSU Casey Eye Institute.
Continuing Medical Education
Our Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program includes lectures, conferences and grand rounds courses that are conducted throughout the year, and feature experts from Casey as well as other top regional and national experts. Topics cover all areas in ophthalmology, including all subspecialties and the latest advances in eye disease and treatments. Many parts of our CME program are live-streamed, which allows physicians to participate remotely.
Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association
Members of the Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association (OOAA) are graduates of the Casey Eye Institute's residency and fellowship programs. The association holds a full-day continuing medical education meeting each spring, and gathers for a reception each fall at the annual AAO Meeting. Learn more.
Kenneth C. Swan Library
Kenneth Swan, M.D., is considered the "Father of Oregon Ophthalmology." He was the school's first full-time instructor and chair, and created the first three-year ophthalmology residency program in the Pacific Northwest.
The Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association provides financial support to the Swan Library, whose mission is to make contemporary educational materials accessible to Casey’s residents and faculty as well as practicing physicians in the community. Its collection includes current as well as classic literature in ophthalmology and the visual sciences. Literature search and copy services are provided in cooperation with OHSU's Biomedical Information Communication Center. For further information, you can reach the library's support staff at 503-494-3380 or by e-mail.