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Craig Lemley, MD

Retina Specialist

Dr. Lemley is a board-certified ophthalmologist with advanced fellowship training in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. He has extensive experience in the treatment of ocular conditions including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal tear and detachment.

Dr. Lemley’s training includes a vitreoretinal fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he instructed ophthalmology residents, medical students, and surgical staff. He has served as staff physician at the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Administration Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and clinical instructor/volunteer at the Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. He has made contributions to medical literature by authoring book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles, and he has presented at national ophthalmology conferences. He has also been a contributing investigator in numerous clinical trials investigating novel treatments of vitreoretinal diseases.

A member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Dr. Lemley also serves on the Continuing Education Committee of the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Lemley frequently donates his time to offer complex and expensive surgical procedures to treat diseases of the retina and vitreous in low income and uninsured patients served locally by La Clinica. For more information, visit the La Clinica website.

When away from the office, Craig enjoys spending time with his family. He is also an avid skier, bicyclist, hiker, and speed skater.


Education and Training

Fellowship, 2007
Vitreoretinal—Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency, 2005
Ophthalmology—University of Washington

Internship, 2002
Internal Medicine—University of Washington

Medical School, 2001
University of Washington, Seattle


Dr. Lemley joined Medical Eye Center in 2010.
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