Jonathan R Kemp MD

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Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

Dr. Kemp is trained in the medical & surgical treatment of glaucoma, cataracts, cornea, diabetic care, and refractive surgery.  He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, graduating with honors.  Dr. Kemp served his internship at Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, NY, and completed his Ophthalmology residency training under the guidance of several refractive surgery pioneers at Louisiana State University at New Orleans.

As Dr. Kemp’s patient, you can be assured that he will accompany you through all of the stages of your treatment, surgery, and post operative care.  “I believe that being a good listener is the greatest compliment I can pay to my patients.”  Dr. Kemp wants to make sure that his patients have all of the necessary information to make an educated decision about their eye care.

Dr. Kemp practices general Ophthalmology with an emphasis on the latest technology in cataract surgery & intraocular lens implants as well as refractive surgery.  He has been performing LASIK surgery since 1997, using the VISX Star4 excimer laser to ensure safe, effective treatment for his patients.  Other areas of focus are diagnosing and treating all forms of glaucoma and treating diabetic eye diseases.

In his leisure time, Dr. Kemp enjoys traveling, snowboarding, cycling, and outdoor activities with his wife Meri, their 2 girls, & his chocolate Lab Moe.


BORN:     August 7, 1966
Buffalo, NY
EyeHealth Northwest
10819 S.E. Stark St., Suite 200
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 255-2291 (Phone)
(503) 252-1797 (Fax)
24601 S.E. Stark St.
Gresham, OR 97030
(503) 255-2291 (Phone)
(503) 252-1797 (Fax)

5050 N.E. Hoyt St., Suite 245
Portland, OR 97213
(503) 255-2291 (Phone)
(503) 252-1797 (Fax)

Undergraduate:     New York University
New York, NY
September 1985 - June 1989, Degree: BA-Biochemistry, Cum Laude
Honors     Trustee Scholar, 1985 - 1989
Dean’s List, 1985 - 1989
Founder’s Day Award for Scholarship, 1989
President, Pre-Medical Honor Society, 1989
American Chemical Society’s Outstanding Student in Chemistry, 1989
Medical School:     State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Buffalo, NY
August 1989 - June 1993, Degree: MD, Cum Laude
Honors:     Thomas J. Guttuso Award - Academic Excellence in Ophthalmology, 1993
Medical School Admissions Committee, 1990 - 1992
Internship:     Millard Fillmore Hospital
Buffalo, NY
July 1993 - June 1994, Internal Medicine Internship
Residency:     Louisiana State University
New Orleans, LA
July 1994 - June 1998, Four Year Ophthalmology Residency
Honors:Award of Excellence, Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP), 1995, 1996, 1997
LICENSURE:     Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, MD21001, 1998
Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, R# 047973, 1994
CERTIFICATION:    American Board of Ophthalmology, 5/2000
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:     Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR
Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center, Gresham, OR
Adventist Medical Center, Portland, OR
Legacy Portland Hospitals, Portland, OR
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:     Private Practice, EyeHealth Northwest
July 1998 - Present
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:     American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
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