David Epley, M.D., is from Salem, Oregon, and received his medical training at the Oregon Health & Science University, School of Medicine, in Portland. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, followed by a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus (eye muscle balance disorders) at St. Louis Children's Hospital, the pediatric teaching hospital for Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Epley is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active participant in Maintenance of Certification. He sub-specializes in comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology and pediatric cataracts.
Dr. Epley is actively involved in Seattle’s Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, where he was president in 2004-2005. He is also active in the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), serving as president in 2012-2013. In addition, he served as president of the Children's Eye Foundation from 2014 to 2018. A graduate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) leadership development program (2005-2006), he has been a board director for the American Board of Ophthalmology since 2016. He is the deputy editor of the Knights Templar Pediatric online education center for the AAO.
Dr. Epley has been in practice since 1998 and sees children up to age 18 years old for medical and surgical eye care. He is frequently listed as a Top Doctor in local Seattle-area magazines and national databases. Dr. Epley is married and has two children, and he enjoys music, swimming, and technology.
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Top Docs 2023 Award Winner
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