Brenda A. Myers-Powell, MD PhD

Brenda Myers-Powell, MD, PhD, blends academia and private practice to enhance her expertise in the subspecialties of vitreoretinal surgery and uveitis (ocular inflammation). She joined Northwest Eye Surgeons in 2008.

Dr. Myers-Powell participates in teaching, clinical trials and consulting but her true love remains patient care. She enjoys outdoor activities such as biking, boating and golfing with her son, Lorenzo.

Education and Training

The Johns Hopkins University; BS Biology

Washington University School of Medicine; MD, PhD

University of Texas at Houston’s Hermann Eye Center; Ophthalmology Residency

National Eye Institute, Retina and Uveitis Fellowship

Previous Experience

Dr. Myers-Powell was section chief of Ophthalmology at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center. She later accepted a preceptorship and associate position in a busy Northwest retina practice. While practicing vitreoretinal surgery and uveitis full-time, she also supervised a Uveitis Service for the University of Washington and a Retina/Uveitis Service at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Retinal Specialists

“I’m privileged to use my talents to improve the health and well-being of my community. I’ve proudly devoted my career to healing and vision preservation by advancing care of the back of the eye.”