Dr. Powell is a graduate of West Virginia University with a B.S. Degree in Medical Technology and a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Chemistry from the University of Dayton. Dr. Powell attended medical school at West Virginia University. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and served as it’s President. His internship and residency in Ophthalmology were also completed at the West Virginia University Hospital. Dr. Powell served as co-Chief Resident during his senior year of residency.
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, Oakland, Maryland, and Cumberland, Maryland, for over 35 years. In the early 90’s he established Regional Eye Associates, Inc., to better serve patients in the region 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 who were receiving surgical eye care.
Dr. Powell is a Board Certified, comprehensive ophthalmologist providing a wide range of care including advanced cataract surgery, comprehensive glaucoma treatment, eyelid, 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. Vickie has recently retired having been active as a grant writer and assisting practices and patients solving complex insurance medical coverage issues. He has two daughters. Dr. Elizabeth Powell graduated medical school at University of Pennsylvania. She is fellowship trained in Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia. She is an Intensive Care Physician practicing at Shock Trauma in Baltimore. Sarah Powell and her husband Mark Graeffe live in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She attended law school at the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta. She is an attorney in the Corporate Business Group in the firm of Florio Perrucci. Sarah and Mark have a daughter Alice and son Henry.