REA Locations: Morgantown, Bridgeport, Oakland, Cumberland
Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Powell is a graduate of West Virginia University, completing medical school in 1983. He also holds a B.S. Degree in Medical Technology from WVU, and a M.S. Degree in Clinical Chemistry from the University of Dayton. Dr. Powell began in private practice in Morgantown, WV in 1987, when he joined Dr. Robert Trotter, former chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at WVU. He has provided comprehensive medical and surgical eye care in Morgantown and Oakland, MD for over 20 years. In the early 90's he established Regional Eye Associates, Inc., to better serve patients in the regional with multiple offices and talented physicians. In 1997 he took the lead role in developing the Surgical Eye Center of Morgantown to provide the highest quality, accessible and cost effective care to patients in the region. Dr. Powell is a Board Certified, comprehensive ophthalmologist providing a wide range of care including advanced cataract surgery, comprehensive glaucoma treatment, eyelid and eye muscle surgery, and multiple laser surgeries for diseases such as diabetes and glaucoma. He is a patient advocate and is actively involved in promoting high quality eye care in the region, the state, and nationally. Dr. Powell resides in Morgantown with his wife, Vickie. He has two daughters. Dr. Elizabeth Powell and husband Jeffrey Bell live in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. Sarah Powell and her husband Mark Graeffe live in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She is an attorney in the corporate litigation department of the law firm White and Williams.