Audrey R. Talley Rostov, MD

Audrey Talley Rostov, MD, is a partner at Northwest Eye Surgeons. She joined the practice in 1995 and has extensive experience with presbyopic correcting IOLs, participating in several clinical trials: Synchrony and Tecnis IOLs and was one of the first Crystalens surgeons. She is currently an investigator with clinical trials for collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and does clinical research on femtosecond laser keratoplasty techniques. She was the first surgeon to perform and teach femtosecond laser keratoplasty in New Delhi, India. Dr. Talley Rostov is on the medical advisory board of SightLife, a global health organization whose mission is to cure corneal blindness worldwide, has helped create an international corneal fellowship for Ethiopian surgeons with Himalayan Cataract Project and is a board member of Ophthalmic Women Leaders.

She enjoys snowboarding, swimming, running, cycling and spending time with her family. Dr. Talley Rostov is a SightLife global partner (

Education and Training

Harvard Medical School; Pre-clinical Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine; MD

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary; Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology Research Fellowship

University of California San Francisco; Internal Medicine Internship

Barnes Hospital, Washington University; Ophthalmology Residency

Phillips Eye Institute; Cornea, Refractive and Anterior Segment Surgery Heed Fellowship

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Awards & Honors

Achievement Award, Academy of Ophthalmology

Outstanding Service Award–Preferred Practice Patterns, AAO

Outstanding Service Award-Cornea Preferred Practice Patterns, AAO

Seattle Metropolitan Top Doctor 2008 and 2011

Senior Achievement Award 2012, AAO

Outstanding Female Ophthalmologist Award 2014, Millennial Eye

Co-recipient of the Troutman Award - best original research as a Heed fellow with Dr. Richard Lindstrom, International Society of Refractive Surgery

“Helping to restore sight for people of all ages gives me a great sense of satisfaction. I am fascinated by the technical aspects of my work, and am constantly integrating new and improved techniques.”