Elizabeth Verner-Cole

Elizabeth A Verner-Cole, MD


  • Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Interests: Ophthalmologic Surgery, Vitreoretinal Disease
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Female


Board-certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Verner-Cole is a retina specialist with Legacy Devers Eye Institute. Dr. Verner-Cole received her medical degree and completed a residency from The University of Texas-Houston Medical School. She completed fellowships in ophthalmic pathology at The Methodist Hospital in Houston and in vitreoretinal surgery at Oregon Health and Science University. Her clinical interests include medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous and retina, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachment repair, and treatment of epiretinal membrane and macular hole.

Dr. Verner-Cole speaks English and Spanish.

Dr. Verner-Cole enjoys yoga, cooking, traveling, riding motorcycles and spending time with her family.

Education and Certification

  • Undergraduate: Pomona College
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Residency: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Internship: Methodist Hospital - Houston, TX
  • Fellowship: Casey Eye Institute
  • Fellowship: Methodist Hospital - Houston, TX

Personal Interests

Traveling, Spending time with family, Cooking, Music, Motorcycles, Yoga

Contact Information

  • Practice Name: Devers Eye Institute

Office Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Devers Eye Institute
    • 1040 NW 22nd Ave Ste N200
    • Portland, OR, 97210
    • Phone: 503 413-8202
    • Fax: 503 413-6937

Hospital Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
    • 1015 NW 22nd Ave.
    • Portland, OR, 97210
    • Phone: 503-413-7711
    • Toll-Free: 1-800-733-9959