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Dr. Winchester's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Winchester "Karen Winchester, M.D. of Eye Care Northwest has been practicing comprehensive ophthalmology in the Portland area for over 18 years, caring for people's eye heath. Dr. Winchester earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, interned at Cornell University New York Hospital and completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago. Dr. Winchester then completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the University of Iowa. Dr. Winchester is a graduate of Amherst College, where she double majored in Philosophy and Russian. After graduation, she became head of the Russian Department at a Manhattan private school. "In my free time, I volunteered in the Children's Ward of Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, and a light went on inside me. I had to become a doctor." Dr. Winchester enjoys yoga, hiking, biking and skiing with her family and has been on volunteer medical missions performing cataract surgery in Madurai, India and Mombasa, Kenya."
This content was provided by Dr. Winchester "A state-of-the-art, modern ophthalmology practice including evidence-based guidance on nutrition, exercise and other lifestyle choices in the support of optimal eye health."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1989
Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
Ill Eye and Ear Infirm
Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
University Iowa Hosps and Clins
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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