Ingrid A. Carlson, MD

Ingrid Carlson, MD, joined Northwest Eye Surgeons in 2015. She is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. She has served as a peer-review panelist for the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus. Dr. Carlson is an avid supporter of international medicine, and has held the post of chief of the pediatric section for both the Yangon Eye Hospital Meeting in Myanmar, and the Imperial City Eye Meeting in Vietnam. She regularly volunteers her surgical and teaching skills as an adjunct professor in the Department of Surgery at Saint George's University School of Medicine in Grenada. In her spare time, Dr. Carlson enjoys hiking, gardening, and crafting wheel-thrown pottery.

Education and Training

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; MD

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; Ophthalmology Residency

Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado, Denver, CO; Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus; Fellowship

Previous Experience

Following training, she practiced in Colorado for several years before moving to the Northwest.

Professional Memberships

Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

“The most rewarding part of Ophthalmology is improving each patient’s quality of life. There is something delightful in knowing that a child’s school work has improved because of aligned eyes, or knowing a grandmother can live independently because eye muscle surgery has eliminated her troublesome double vision.”