Meet Our Doctors
John H. Wilkins, M.D.
Dr. John Wilkins earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Stanford University in California, and his medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. He went on to an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Providence Hospital & Medical Center in Portland. Dr. Wilkins then continued his training with a Residency in Ophthalmology at Oregon Health Sciences University before completing a Fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases, and Uveitis at the Francis I. Proctor Foundation of the University of California, San Francisco.
A Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Board of Internal Medicine and National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Wilkins has been President of The Eye Clinic since 2002. He is also the Co-Medical Director of the Oregon Lion’s Eye Bank, a member of the Accreditation Board for the Eye Bank Association of America and the only ophthalmologist on the Oregon Commission for the Blind. Dr. Wilkins is an active educator as well, serving as Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Oregon Health Sciences University since 1997.
Elizabeth K. Donohue, M.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Donohue earned her Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She received her medical degree magna cum laude from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, where she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Donohue continued her training with an Internship at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, and a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago. She then completed Fellowships in Glaucoma at both the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Chicago Eye Institute.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Donohue is the author of several peer-reviewed journal articles as well as a prolific presenter and lecturer at medical conferences and universities. In addition, she is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oregon Medical Association and Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology.
Silvio J. Gurdian, M.D.
Dr. Silvio Gurdian earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from the University of South Alabama. He graduated magna cum laude from medical school at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Gurdian moved to the Pacific Northwest to attend ophthalmology residency at Oregon Health Sciences University. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
A Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Gurdian is the author of several publications in basic and clinical science. He has focused his ophthalmic career to the practice of cataract and glaucoma surgery and has successfully performed thousands of ophthalmic procedures to restore eye sight. Dr. Gurdian has embraced and fostered modern techniques of ophthalmic surgery and has been published for his surgical accomplishments in our local newspapers.
Dr. Gurdian enjoys the natural beauty of the Northwest. Personal interests include snow and water sports, amateur astronomy, camping, and scuba. Dr. Gurdian is loved by his patients for his dedication to their eyesight and his kind bedside manner.