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K. David Epley, M.D.

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About

Professional Statement

Dr. Epley earned his Parks Bronze medal after serving as President of AAPOS from 2012-13. He has volunteered on numerous AAO and AAPOS Committees, and is an AAO media spokesperson. He served on the board of the Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS) since 1999 and as its President 2004-5. He earned Honor Awards from AAPOS in 2009 and the AAO in 2010. He was the inaugural section editor of the EyeWiki for pediatrics from 2010-15. Dr. Epley was the founding Deputy Editor of the Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center, for which he earned an AAO Secretariat Award in 2016. He founded the Washington Eye Foundation of WAEPS in 2015 and was named President of the Children’s Eye Foundation in 2015. He serves as a Director of the American Board of Ophthalmology 2016-2023. Dr. Epley has authored over two-dozen scientific papers and book chapters, and given over 100 presentations worldwide.

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Accepts 30 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
  • Alliant
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Cigna (all plans accepted)
  • Connecticut General
  • CoreSource
  • Department of Social and Health Services (zip code restrictions)
  • EBP Insurance Service
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Group Health Cooperative (by referral)
  • Guardian
  • Healthy Options (Comm. Health) Plan of WA
  • Kitsap Physician Services (KPS Health Plans)
  • Labor and Industries
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Northwest Administrators
  • One Health Plan of WA
  • PacifiCare Point of Service
  • Premera Blue Cross Federal
  • Regence Blue Shield Preferred
  • Teamsters
  • United Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • United of Omaha
  • Vision Service Plan
  • Washington Physician Services
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

Oregon Health Sciences University
medical school
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
residency
Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Clinic
residency
St. Louis Childrens Hospital
fellowship
Washington University in St. Louis
fellowship

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

  • Absence Of Eye
  • Accommodation
  • Acute Inflammation Of Orbit
  • Agenesis Of Eye
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aniridia
  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Biopsy Of Eye Muscle
  • Blepharospasm
  • Blurred Vision
  • Buphthalmos
  • Cafe Au Lait Eye Screening
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal
  • Chlamydial Conjunctivitis
  • Chloroquine Retinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Coloboma
  • Chronic Conjunctivitis
  • Ciliary Body Degeneration
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Anomaly Of Eyelid
  • Congenital Anophthalmos
  • Congenital Aphakia
  • Congenital Cataract
  • Congenital Chorioretinal Degeneration
  • Congenital Ptosis
  • Congenital Vitreous Anomaly
  • Conjunctival Cyst
  • Conjunctival Diseases
  • Conjunctival Edema
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctival Hyperemia
  • Conjunctival Injury
  • Conjunctival Pigmentation
  • Conjunctival Scar
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of Eyelid
  • Contact Lens Infections
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact Lens-Induced Corneal Edema
  • Contusion Of Eye
  • Cornea
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Burn
  • Corneal Clouding
  • Corneal Degeneration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Disorders
  • Corneal Foreign Body
  • Corneal Haze
  • Corneal Neovascularization
  • Corneal Opacity
  • Corneal Pigmentations
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cotton Wool Spots
  • Cyst Of Eyelid
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Dacryoadenotomy
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystitis
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diabetic Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diplopia
  • Disorders Of Iris And Ciliary Body
  • Duane Syndrome
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Ectropion
  • Embryonal Nuclear Cataract
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Enophthalmos
  • Entropion
  • Enucleation
  • Esotropia
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • Excessive Tearing
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Disorders
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Bump
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Eyelid Itching
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Family History Of Glaucoma
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashing Lights
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body In Conjunctival Sac
  • Foreign Body In Eye
  • Fracture Of Orbital Floor
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Of Childhood
  • Glaucoma Procedures
  • Glaucoma Suspects
  • Goniotomy
  • Growth On Eye
  • Hereditary Corneal Dystrophy
  • Hereditary Optic Atrophy
  • Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy
  • Herpes Simplex With Ophthalmic Complication
  • Histoplasmosis With Retinitis
  • Hiv Eye Conditions
  • Hypertelorism
  • Hypertension Ocular
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Intraocular Lens
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridoschisis
  • Iridotomy
  • Iris Atrophy
  • Iris Surgery
  • Iritis
  • Juvenile Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconjunctivitis
  • Laceration Of Eye
  • Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
  • Lasik
  • Lazy Eye
  • Learning Disability
  • Legal Blindness
  • Lisch Nodule
  • Lupus Eye Conditions
  • Mechanical Ectropion
  • Meibomian Cyst
  • Melanoma Of Eye
  • Microphthalmos
  • Minor Opacity Of Cornea
  • Miosis
  • Myopia
  • Neonatal Obstruction Of Nasolacrimal Duct
  • Night Blindness
  • No Stitch Cataract Surgery
  • Nodular Degeneration Of Cornea
  • Nonsenile Cataract
  • Nuclear Cataract
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Motility Disorders
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Tumor
  • Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Open Wound Of Eye
  • Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Ophthalmic Trauma
  • Orbit Cancer
  • Orbital Cyst
  • Orbital Lacrimal Surgery
  • Orbitotomy
  • Papilledema
  • Parasitic Eyelid Infestation
  • Partial Sight
  • Penetrating Eye Injury
  • Presbyopia
  • Proptosis
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Ptosis Repair
  • Refractive Amblyopia
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Reiter's Syndrome
  • Repair Of Laceration Of Conjunctiva
  • Replacement Of Contact Lens
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Drusen
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Scotoma
  • Sensitivity To Light
  • Sickle Cell Retinopathy
  • Sports Injuries - Eye
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Thyroid Orbitopathy
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Trabeculoplasty
  • Transient Monocular Vision Loss
  • Traumatic Enucleation
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Impairment
  • Xerophthalmia
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Personal Interests

I enjoy spending time with my two children, listening to music and I am interested in technology.
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Professional Associations

AAPOS, AAO, AAP, WAEPS
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

K. David Epley practices at one location

Childrens Eye Care
11800 Northeast 128th Street
Kirkland, WA 98034
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah