Dr. Scott Klemens Earns Promotion at Pacific University

Dr. Scott Klemens has been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor in the Pacific University College of Optometry, where he is the director of Pacific EyeClinic Portland.

His areas of interest are in ocular disease and clinical teaching. 

He received his BS in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from California Lutheran University in 2005. He went on to attend Southern California College of Optometry, where he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2009. After graduating, he completed a residency in primary eye care at the Portland VA Medical Center. Following the residency, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where he worked for Cigna Medical Group practicing full-scope optometry in a large multi-disciplinary setting. In 2013, he starting working in the Eye Institute at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, as an adjunct clinical assistant professor. He also served as a reservist in the United States Air Force from 2016-2021. 

He currently works part-time as a consultant for EyePacs, where he screens patients for the presence of diabetic retinopathy through retinal imaging. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Monday, March 18, 2024