Elizabeth Verner-Cole, M.D.

Education:

Fellowship
2011-2013
Vitreoretinal Surgery, Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Fellowship
2010-2011
Ophthalmic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Houson Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

Residency
2007-2010
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Houston, TX

Internship
2006-2007
Transitional Year, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX 

M.D.
May 2006
Unversity of Texas – Houston Medical School, Houston, TX

B.A
May 2002
Pamona College, Claremont, CA – Major: Music – Minor: Biology

Experience:

Vitreoretinal Surgeon
August 2013-present
Devers Eye Institute, Portland, OR

Affiliate Instructor
September 2013-present
Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Retinal Specialists

Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology

Languages:

Spanish proficiency, written and spoken

Licensure:

August 2011 – present
Oregon Medical Board Physician Full License

Honors:

Distinguished Fellow Award
Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR, November 2012

Resident/Fellow Leadership & Innovation Award
Department of pathology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX March 2011

Microgram recipient
Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Pathology Project entitled “Multiplex PCR strategy for use in analysis of ophthalmic pathology specimens,” Febxuary 2011

Residency / Internship

  • The Robert D. Moreton, M.D. Award for Outstanding Resident in Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, April 2010
  • Award for Excellence in Motivation, Leadership, and Teamwork, by Houston Methodist Hospital Transitional Year Program, April 2007
  • Jennifer Bonus Sutton Award for dedication and devotion to the Texas Medical Center Orchestra, 2006-2007

Medical School

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society The Delta Chapter of Texas, inducted Match 2006
  • Outstanding Student in Ophthalmology and Visual Science, May 2006
  • Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement American Medical Women’s Association, May 2006
  • The W.W. and Anna May Campbell Scholarship – Awarded by the Alamo Heights School Foundation, 2002-2005

Undergraduate School

  • Mortar Board National National College Senior Society, 2001
  • William G. Blanchard Memorial Prize for outsanding music student, 2002
  • William F. Russell Prize for accomplished sophmore music student, 2000

Research

Publications:

Al Zubidi N, Oku H, Verner-Cole E, Yamada K, Chevez-Barrios P, Tonari M, Kurimoto T, Tsuji M, Ikeda T, Lee A, Irmnunoglobulin G4-positive Sclerosing Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation: New Neuro-ophthalmological Presentations. Neuro-Ophthalmology. 2013 – Feb; 37(1);24-30.

Verner-Cole EA, Davis Si, Lauer AK Aflibercept for the treatment of neovascular age- related macular degeneration. Drugs Matey (Bam). 2012 May;48(5):317-29.

Hwang CI(, Aaberg TM jr, Chevez-nattios P, Verner-Cole E, Gombos DS, Paysse Chintagumpala M, Gao W, Grossniklaus HE. Residual intraretihal retinoblastoma after chemoreduction failure. Arch Ophthalomol 2012 Feb;130 0:246-8.

Verner-Cole EA. and Criden MR. “Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation,” Ophthalmic Hyperguide. Tutorial, Posted 2009. http://www.ophthalmic.hyperguides.com/default.asp Am J Ophthalmol. 2006 Feb; 141(4391-2,

Verner-Cole EA, Ord?. 5, Bell NP, Feldman RM. Subtetinal Suture Misdirection During 360 degrees Suture Trabeculotomy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2006 Feb; 141(4391-2,

Kozat RA, Verner-Cole E, Schultz SG, Sato N, nick RJ, Desoignie R, Poindexter BJ, Moore FA. The Immune-Enhancing Enteral Agents Arginine and Glutamine Differentially Modulate Gut Barrier Function following Mesenteric Ischemia/Reperfusion. J Trauma. 2004 Dec; 57(6):1150-6.

Poster Presentations:

Verner-Cole E, Tirgann,Wimmer D, Lewis A, Lee A, Ewton A, Chevez-Barrios P (2011, March). “Giant Cell Arteritis With Fatal Involvement of the Coronary Arteries.” United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Verner-Cole E, Divatia. M, Grannis C, Chevez-Barrios P (2011, March). “Use Of Special Stains And Immunohistochernistry To Diagnose Giant Cell Atteritis.” USCAP Meeting, San Antonio, T.

Verner-Cole E, Divatia M, Gombos D, Chevez-Bartios P (2011, March). “Lacrimal Gland Choristorna Of The Ciliary Body Presenting As Secondary Glaucoma.” USCA.P Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

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9555 SW Barnes Rd.
#201 (2nd floor)
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 227-2020 see more
Gresham
24601 SE Stark St.
Suite 245
Troutdale, OR 97060
(503) 255-2291 see more
Hillsboro
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Hillsboro, OR 97124
(503) 846-9400 see more
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11086 SE Oak St
Milwaukie, OR 97222
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3246 N. Lombard
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 285-1671 see more
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5050 NE Hoyt St., #245
Portland, OR 97213
(503) 255-2291 see more
Northwest Portland
1955 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 227-2020 see more
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1306 Division St
Oregon City, OR 97045
(503) 656-4221 see more
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10819 SE Stark St,
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 255-2291 see more
Sunnyside
12050 SE Stevens Rd, Suite 100
Happy Valley, OR 97086
(503) 783-3300 see more
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Tigard OR 97224
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