Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
Casey Eye Institute

OREGON, Portland.  Oregon Health & Science University, (OHSU), is a leading health and research university that strives for excellence in patient care, education, research and community service.  Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Ophthalmologist to work with our current group of seven faculty, one fellow and six orthoptists.

This position will join an established and highly regarded University-based practice with clinical, research and educational responsibilities, and will hold an academic appointment.  It has a strong established referral base and active surgical load.  The group practice consists of 8 optometrists and 52 ophthalmologists offering sub-specialty services in cornea, vitreoretinal disease, ophthalmic pathology and oncology, uveitis and ocular immunology, glaucoma, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision and ophthalmic genetics. 

This position will provide comprehensive eye care to pediatric and strabismus patients of the University Hospital and Clinics and affiliated hospitals and clinics; provide staffing to residents seeing pediatric and strabismus patients; teaching medical students, residents, fellows, orthoptists and house staff in pediatric ophthalmology; perform research and knowledge discovery; and serve and support the department’s relationship with the Oregon State Elks Association.

The ideal candidate must be board certified or board eligible and have a strong interest in teaching and/or clinical research.  Oregon and Washington state medical licensure is required.  Fellowship-trained practitioners and/or fellows currently in training are encouraged to apply.

Must have strong clinical and patient assessment skills, and meticulous in all aspects of work.  Requires excellent organizational skills, strong communication and patient relations skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization is essential. Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills are imperative.  Must be pro-active and detail oriented. Ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical.  Ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment is critical.   Must be able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance.

Portland is an increasingly popular destination with its vibrant city life and rich culture, a variety of neighborhoods and great restaurants. It is in the heart of the Pacific Northwest- an outdoor playground with four seasons, mild winters and ready access to summer beaches and winter skiing.

How to Apply

To submit an application, please visit our website at and reference recruitment 2020-3481. Please direct inquiries to:

Andreas K. Lauer, MD
Department Chair, Casey Eye Institute
Oregon Health & Science University


Andreas K. Lauer, MD

515 SW Campus Drive
Portland, OR 97239
United States


Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Posting #

2021-01-05 (AdID:525)