Dr. Ogul Uner is a second-year ophthalmology resident at Casey Eye Institute of Oregon Health and Science University. A first-generation immigrant from Turkey and a summa cum laude graduate of University of Pennsylvania, he obtained his medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine and graduated as valedictorian of his class with Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism honors. His current research interests are in retina, ocular oncology, uveitis, and diseases of the posterior segment, serving as an ad hoc reviewer for several journals. He is also a diversity, equity, and inclusion champion, mentoring several international students interested in pursuing higher education and medicine in the United States.
In his free time, Dr. Uner enjoys curating content for his social media platforms, collecting inspirational quotes, dabbling in backgammon, preparing brunch that includes his favorite omelettes, exploring the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with his family and loved ones.