Dr. Brent Chalmers, MD

Dr. Brent Chalmers, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Brent Chalmers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Oregon City, OR and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1306 Division St

Oregon City, OR 97045

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 86% of peers
more than 83% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Chalmers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chalmers "Brent E. Chalmers, MD is a board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery and eyelid surgery. For him, eyelid surgery exemplifies the art of medicine because every person's eyelid is uniquely shaped. Dr. Chalmers combination of medical expertise and artistic skill enables him to create eyelid curvatures that look natural. Cataract and laser procedures on the other hand, require great precision, attention to detail, and the mastery of very sophisticated technology. Dr. Chalmers has 20 years of experience performing all of these procedures and achieves consistently excellent results. Dr. Chalmers has been part of EHNW since its inception and has great admiration for the entire staff of EHNW."My partner doctors are outstanding, and our employees strive to deliver personal and caring services to all of our patients." Dr. Chalmers is Medical Director of EHNW's surgery center, enabling him to closely monitor surgical outcomes for the eastside EHNW physicians. Like many of the EHNW doctors, Dr. Chalmers has been a leader in his profession. He has served as President of the Clackamas Medical Society. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has served on their Practicing Ophthalmologists Advisory Committee for Education. The advisory committee reviews and edits Academy educational publications to ensure their relevance to practicing ophthalmologists. He is also a Past-President of Vision Northwest, a non-profit organization that serves the needs of the blind. Dr. Chalmers has served as President and is currently Medical Director of the local chapter of Amigos de las Americas, a non-profit organization that sends young adults to Latin America to work on public health projects in rural communities. When he was a teenager in 1972, Dr. Chalmers went to Honduras with this group. His daughter Caroline also participated in the program. In 1988-89, Dr. Chalmers was one of the first Oregon ophthalmologists to volunteer with NW Medical Teams, performing cataract surgery in Oaxaca, Mexico. He has continued his involvement with many subsequent trips to Mexico and Central America. In 2007, Dr. Chalmers and Dr. Bock traveled to Coya, Peru to perform strabismus surgery on children and adults. They were among the first physicians from the United States to provide this operation in this area. In 2009, he plans to return to Peru again."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chalmers ""I love being an ophthalmologist. Modern technology has given us great tools that allow us to help most patients. I enjoy a very rewarding career.""

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of California at Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chalmers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Chalmers' Reviews

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4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Chalmers' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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