Andreas K. Lauer M.D.

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  • Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Casey Eye Institute

Professor of Ophthalmology School of Medicine

Not currently accepting patients

4.8 out of 5 (613 Ratings, 202 Comments)


  • Ophthalmology


  • B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester New York 1988
  • M.D., University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Oklahoma 1994
  • Internship:

    • University of Oklahoma, Internal Medicine, 1995
  • Residency:

    • Ophthalmology, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, 1999
  • Fellowship:

    • Retina and vitreous fellowship, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, 2001
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Ophthalmology


Dr. Lauer is Professor and Thiele-Petti Chair of Ophthalmology at Casey Eye Institute and chief of the Retina–Vitreous Division.  Dr. Lauer strives to provide compassionate, effective, and efficient medical and surgical care for patients with disorders of the retina and vitreous.


  • English

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (613 Ratings, 202 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Dec 26, 2019

    Yes, Dr. Lauer did a very good job. He is very easy to understand it was clear on what was happened then what has happened and and I appreciate it, you know the his style of communication and his what I consider to be excellent talent in doing the procedure in the surgery he did for me, okay.

  • Dec 20, 2019

    The Retina clinic continues to be as welcoming and efficient as a patient could possibly expect. I'm a long term patient and feel like I'm treated as a friend as well a patient.

  • Dec 19, 2019

    I have confidence in Dr. Lauer I'm getting the best care

  • Dec 18, 2019

    He is very friendly while still being very professional.

  • Dec 17, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is the best. He is extremely knowledgeable, kind, caring, and gentle. I have seen a number of other doctors and am so lucky to have gotten the chance to be Dr. Lauer's patient.

  • Dec 16, 2019

    Great staffExpert at what they doFriendly and pleasant

  • Dec 10, 2019

    The tests were efficiently completed in a timely manner. Dr. Lauer took time to thoroughly explain the condition and when and if additional treatment would be required. His demeanor was professional and assuring.

  • Dec 10, 2019

    AAlways excellent and very efficient I enjoy everyone I am in contact with

  • Dec 10, 2019

    Prompt and high quality

  • Dec 06, 2019

    I very much appreciate the attention the nurses, technicians and interns give me prior to my meeting with Dr.Lauer. I have complete confidence in Dr. Lauer. He never acts rushed. In my opinion, he is conservative in his treatment of my sight problem and that's the way I like it. I have had contact with a number of the staff at Casey over the past few months. Invariably, they are friendly, professional and much appreciated by me.

  • Dec 03, 2019

    Although he is very busy he does not make you feel rushed. He is calm and puts the patient at ease. Takes the time to answer questions thoroughly. Involves me in treatment plan decisions when appropriate.

  • Nov 30, 2019

    I went to Dr. Lauer of an emergency eye issue, and he was absolutely the most compassionate and caring doctor that I've been to in quite some time; and he was able to get me scheduled for surgery and get it taken care of immediately.

  • Nov 21, 2019


  • Nov 21, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is incredibly polite and experience and i trust his diagnosis and judgement 100%.

  • Nov 19, 2019

    Dr. Lauer, is an extremely competent doctor. He has done a great job in healing my right eye of CRVO, and I'm thankful for that. I have the opportunity to be one of his patients. Thank you. Bye.

  • Nov 12, 2019

    Outstanding, as always. I'm deeply grateful to be his patient.

  • Nov 05, 2019

    I always feel confident I am receiving the best care

  • Nov 05, 2019

    He was thorough, explained the condition, the treatment, complications, comorbid factors, etc. He provided follow up in a few months. The receptionist and the person who refracted me and measured intra-ocular pressure were both very cordial and helpful.

  • Oct 31, 2019

    I was very impressed with Dr. Lauer. Seemed very knowledgeable. The staff was very helpful. It made everything very easy, so thank you very much. He was excellent doctor. Thank you.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    I am satisfied with the service provided.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    He was great, as always!

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is always outstanding!

  • Oct 29, 2019

    I find that Dr. Lauer is an absolutely excellent physician. I've known him for sometime and I value his opinions on everything regarding my eyes and he never disappoints. I would feel the happiest to recommend him to anyone because as I say my personal experience with him over the years has been excellent.

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Well, (inaudible) yesterday. I have no complaints. on me.

  • Oct 24, 2019

    As I mentioned before in my previous feedback, I am so incredibly happy that we found his eye clinic and more so found Dr. Lauer he is incredibly. A gentleman knows his business and takes very good care of me and my mother goes to see him as well. I can't thank you enough and his crew for all that they do for me and for my eyes, keep up the good work, and I'm anxious to see the new addition when it's done.

  • Oct 22, 2019

    expertefficient friendlyI wish all my medical care was done this well

  • Oct 22, 2019

    extremely professional and very well organised

  • Oct 22, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is wonderful. I feel very grateful that I'm able to be treated by him.

  • Oct 17, 2019

    Brilliant, professional, honest. Cant ask for more.

  • Sep 24, 2019

    None better. Delighted that he is still seeing a few patients.

  • Sep 17, 2019

    He was kind, explained things clearly, didn’t rush, and inspired confidence.

  • Sep 17, 2019

    Always very positive. Everyone is very friendly.

  • Sep 10, 2019

    Doctor Dr. Lauer is always very kind and considerate towards my elderly mother and he's always extremely professional. We as a family always enjoy seeing him and we know my mother is in excellent hands. Thank you.

  • Aug 27, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is amazing. He is extremely knowledgeable, and very kind and understanding. He explains everything very thoroughly and takes as much time as needed every time I see him. I never feel rushed or hurried during our appointments. He is simply one of the very best doctors I have ever met.

  • Aug 14, 2019

    I came to Dr. Lauer for a second opinion and he did a wonderful job explaining to me what was happening to my retina. I really learned a lot and felt much more confident than I did with the specialist in Eugene.

  • Aug 13, 2019

    Doctors Lauer is a very excellent doctor. He has improved my vision a lot. He is thorough. He answers questions and he's just very very good. I'm thankful he's taking care of my vision.

  • Aug 08, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is a wonderful doctor. He listens, he communicates well, he, I have full confidence in him. I wouldn't go to anyone else.

  • Aug 07, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is simply wonderful!

  • Aug 04, 2019

    Wonderful. The staff is amazing !! Absolutely friendly and knowledgeable. 11 on a scale of 10.

  • Jul 30, 2019

    Knowledgeable, friendly, informative

  • Jul 24, 2019

    professional and calm

  • Jul 23, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is great. He's helped me for years and I always enjoy visiting him. I can't imagine a better doctor.

  • Jul 19, 2019

    Very personable, very efficient.

  • Jul 18, 2019

    All I can tell you is that I really appreciated Dr. Lauer's assistance of my problem which seems to be a very mysterious one at this point and he is very knowledgeable, is very pleasant. He explains what's going on and I think he's one of the best physicians I ever had. Is that enough? You need to work this out a little bit better. 

  • Jul 16, 2019

    He gives me a feeling of confidence

  • Jul 11, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is the most proficient, warm, caring doctor. I've ever had and I so appreciate what he's done for my vision and my eyes and his staff is incredible and they're always there for you and have your back and watch everything that goes on and takes care of you. Couldn't ask for a better team than Dr. Lauer's. Thank you very much. You can't don't change a thing.

  • Jul 09, 2019

    Dr Lauer did a marvelous job. He not only did the usual history and exam but got all the necessary tests performed to arrive at the diagnosis and initiated treatment on the morning of my visit. This greatly reduced my anxiety about a difficult diagnosis.

  • Jul 02, 2019

    Dr. Lauer is a very conscientious and attentive doctor. I am extremely fortunate to be his patient and am grateful for the excellent care I receive from him and his team.

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Excellent surgery and follow up. Very impressive. I would highly recommend him to family and friends.

  • Jun 18, 2019

    Excellent Compassionate

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