Dr. William Dean Mathers MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. William Mathers is an ophthalmologist in Portland, Oregon. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Mathers accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Cornea and External Disease, Molecular Biology of Transcription Factors, Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 1975–1977

Stanford University
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1973–1974

University of Washington
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1982–1985

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 34 years in Anesthesiology

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 27 years in Ophthalmology

OR State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Clinical Characteristics of Acanthamoeba Keratitis Infections in 28 States, 2008 to 2011.
Ross, J.,Roy, S. L.,Mathers, W. D.,Ritterband, D. C.,Yoder, J. S.,Ayers, T.,Shah, R. D.,Samper, M. E.,Shih, C. Y.,Schmitz, A.,Brown, A. C.

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Keratoplasty in Failed Penetrating Keratoplasty and Globe Trauma.
Rush, S.W., Fraunfelder, F.W., Mathers, W.D., Chamberlain, W.D.

Comparison of femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty versus conventional penetrating keratoplasty.
Chamberlain, W.D., Rush, S.W., Mathers, W.D., Cabezas, M., Fraunfelder, F.W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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