General Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Butler is a fellowship trained ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist providing state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, cataracts, and many other eye diseases.

With a background in biochemistry, Dr. Butler has been published on the topics of pharmaceutical metabolizers and retinal vein occlusions. He also has experience with cell culture and DNA extraction. His research at Kalamazoo College laid the groundwork for additional grants for the institution.

At New York University, performed a study on the ten-year incidence of retinal vein occlusions—one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide.
Dr. Butler has volunteered in Kathmandu, Nepal with the Tilganga Eye Institute Glaucoma Service. He has also visited hospitals and clinics in Singapore, Malaysia, and India to observe how healthcare is delivered in countries across the globe. Dr. Butler hopes to return to Nepal with other Medical Eye Center specialists and assist with the Himalayan Cataract Project, an international aid organization working to eradicate blindness in underdeveloped regions around the world.

Since the age of three, Brendan has studied both classical and folk music on cello. He has performed as a soloist, even during medical school, and recorded albums with his band in Michigan. Brendan also enjoys spending his free time experimenting with night-time landscape photography. You may see him with his black Labrador on the hiking trails around Southern Oregon.


Education and Training

Fellowship, 2016

Glaucoma—Devers Eye Institute, Casey Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon

Residency, 2015
Ophthalmology—New York University, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York

Internship, 2012
Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Medical School, 2011
New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

Dr. Butler is accepting new patients
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