Dr. Duerr grew up in Pittsburgh, PA.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Case Western Reserve University and medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  He completed his medicine internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL, followed by ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami.

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Undergraduate Education: BA, Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2011

Medical School: MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2015

Internship: Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2016

Residency: Ophthalmology- Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, 2019

Fellowship: Glaucoma- Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, 2020 

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2020

Memberships: Ameriican Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO; Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS)

Sub specialty memberships: American Glaucoma Society (AGS)

Academic Interests

Clinical Interests

Dr. Duerr’s clinical interests include the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataracts, in addition to comprehensive eye care.

Research Focus

Dr. Duerr’s research interests include surgical outcomes in the treatment of glaucoma and improving ophthalmic education.

Awards & Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Duerr ERH, Sayed MS, Moster SJ, Holley TD, Peiyao J, Vanner EA, Lee RK. Transscleral Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation: A Comparison of Slow Coagulation and Standard Coagulation Techniques. Ophthalmology Glaucoma. 2018;1(2):115-122. PMID: 32632402 

Duerr ERH, Chang A, Venkateswaran N, Goldhardt R, Levitt R, Gregori NZ, Sarantopoulos CD, Galor A. Resolution of pain with periocular injections in a patient with a 7-year history of chronic ocular pain. Am J Ophthalmol Case Reports. 2019; 14:35-38. PMID: 30815622  

Chang TC, Celestin L, Hodapp EA, Grajewski AL, Junk A, Rothman AL, Duerr ERH, Swaminathan SS, Gedde SJ, Young TL, Wiggs J, Olivier MMG, Quintanilla R, Arrieta E, Savatovsky EJ, Vanner EA, Parrish RK. Glaucoma Cascade Screening in a High-risk Afro-Caribbean Haitian Population: A Pilot Study. J Glaucoma. 2022 Feb 8. PMID: 35131981



Primary Clinical Office

Harborview Medical Center
908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor
Seattle, WA

Clinic Phone: 206-744-2020
Clinic Fax: 206-897-4320

Mailing Address:
Box 359608
325 Ninth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Academic office phone:  206-543-7250

Veteran’s Administration PSHCS
1660 S. Columbian Way
S-112 OPH
Seattle, WA 98108
Clinic call center: 206-764-2020
Clinic Phone: 206-897-4611
Clinic Fax: 206-764-2477



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