Mauricio R. Chavez, M.D.
Dr. Mauricio R. Chavez earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois in 2003. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in 2007. Dr. Chavez also completed an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery sponsored two-year fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Oregon Health & Science University – Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon in 2009. After his fellowship, he was in private practice in Colorado and California. He was recruited by Vancouver Eye Care to better care for our patients and to expand services for our referring physicians.
Dr. Chavez is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. In addition, he has authored and co-authored textbook chapters and medical journal articles in the field of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Chavez’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of eyelid, tear duct, and orbital disease and cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and brow. He has a special interest in endoscopic brow and tear duct surgery.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his son and wife, traveling, kayaking, and playing golf.