Robert J. Champer, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Champer grew up in the northeast and received his M.D., and Ph.D. (molecular biology) degrees at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1987. He continued in research at Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University until beginning postgraduate medical education in 1989.

He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Long Island campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Vitreo-retinal fellowship training at the University of Washington was completed in 1995. Dr. Champer has gained extensive experience in all types of vitreo-retinal pathology over the last twenty years, including: diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachments, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, CMV retinitis, retinopathy of prematurity, and uveitis.

He was an assistant professor at East Tennessee State University Medical School, Department of Surgery. Along with his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Champer set up a comprehensive vitreo-retinal-service at the University and affiliated V.A. Medical Center.

Dr. Champer has published extensively in areas ranging from developmental molecular biology to retinal biochemistry. In addition, he has given pre­sentations on all aspects of vitreo-retinal disease to both health professionals and the general public.

Ever since childhood, he has dreamed of making his home in the Pacific Northwest. He now lives that dream with his wife Debra and family.

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Screening and Evaluations
  • Dry Eyes
  • Blurry Vision
  • Poor Night Vision
  • Transient Loss of Vision
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