William E. Cox MD | PeaceHealth
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William E. Cox MD

  • Ophthalmology
PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

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.

Insurance Accepted

  • Atrio Health Plans
  • CIGNA-Great West Healthcare
  • Coventry/First Health Network
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Health Net of Oregon
  • Medicare
  • 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

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Degree: MD
    Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • San Joaquin General Hospital

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - RiverBend
  • PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center - University Dist

Find A Doctor

  • PeaceHealth Medical Group - Oregon
    Ophthalmology
    1200 Hilyard Street, Suite 110

    Eugene, OR 97401
    458-205-6257
    Fax: 458-205-6255
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