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Brian Carey, MD

Cataract and LASIK Surgeon

Friendly, outgoing and optimistic, Dr. Carey is easy to talk with and immediately comfortable to be around. People are attracted to his open honesty and willingness to listen. A native of Seattle, Washington, Brian grew up enjoying the outdoor activities of the Northwest. His father, an ophthalmologist, helped establish the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. At university, Brian majored in cell biology and then pursued medicine. Earning his medical degree, Dr. Carey went on to complete an ophthalmology residency. In addition to cataract surgery, he was fortunate to perform a large number of refractive surgeries and learn valuable techniques from some of the profession’s pioneers. After practicing with his brother in Seattle and then briefly in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Carey returned to Seattle, where he expanded his surgical skills. Besides performing surgery, he enjoys serving as a team ophthalmologist for the Seattle Seahawks. Dr. Carey’s interests are tennis, golf, scuba diving and snow skiing. He and his wife Vicki, a residential realtor, have a daughter and twin sons—Barbara Ann, Thomas and Joseph. A committed team player, Dr. Carey is gifted with excellent surgical hands, good judgment and holds himself to a high standard of care. “I feel very fortunate and humbled to be able to help people see better.”

Professional Profile

Medical School
1993 — Ophthalmology — Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Medical Practice
1993 to 1998 — Polyclinic and private practice, Seattle, WA
1998 to 2000 — Private practice, Birmingham, AL
2000 to 2010 — Private practice, Seattle, WA
2010 to present — Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute