Physician/Clinician Details

Cox, William E. MD
Dr. Cox enjoys caring for patients with eye conditions that require either medical or surgical treatments. He has special interest in small incision cataract surgery, eyelid plastic surgery and surgery-such as Lasik and astigmatic keratotomy--that can eliminate the need for glasses or contacts.

Dr. Cox has been a practicing surgical and medical ophthalmologist at PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene since 1978. He began performing laser refractive surgery in 1996. Since coming to Eugene Dr. Cox has been the co-director of Eugene’s first Radial Keratotomy training course for eye surgeons. He also served as regional surgeon for the Oregon Health Sciences University Radial Keratotomy Study. Prior to that Dr. Cox was Chief of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery at R.W. Bliss Army Hospital and Chief Resident in Ophthalmology at the University of Louisville, where he also received his medical degree in 1971.

PeaceHealth Medical Group - Oregon

1200 Hilyard Street, Suite 110
Eugene OR 97401
(458) 205-6257
(458) 205-6255
Insurance Accepted
Atrio Health Plans
First Choice Health Network
Northwest Vision Associates, Inc
Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
Pacific Source
Railroad Medicare
Regence - BC/BS
Regence PC 65
Samaritan Health Plans
Trillium Medicare
WA Labor & Industries
Privileged Facility Date on Staff Category Status Department
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend 7/24/1979 Courtesy Current Ophthalmology
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - University Dist 8/10/2008 Courtesy Current Ophthalmology
Specialty Type
Ophthalmology Primary
Board Status Certified Expires
American Board of Ophthalmology Board Certified 12/3/1976 12/31/2099
Education Degree Program Specialty
University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency Ophthalmology
San Joaquin General Hospital Internship
University of Louisville School of Medicine MD Medical School