Claudia Krispel, MD, PhD

Retina Specialist, Medical Director

Dr. Krispel founded Meadows Eye (formerly Meadows Retina) in 2015 with a goal of creating a medical practice that first and foremost prioritizes patients, and provides excellent medical care as well as exceptional customer service. These principles have allowed Meadows Eye to expand and attract some of the best Eye Physicians and Surgeons in the nation to care for our patients.

Dr. Krispel earned both her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Davis as a member of the Physician Scientist Training Program.She developed a passion for the retina while working on her Ph.D. thesis, which focused on photoreceptors, the light sensitive cells in the retina. She stayed on at UC Davis to complete her ophthalmology residency training. She completed her retina fellowship at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University, where she received cutting edge training in medical retina, surgical retina, and uveitis.

She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an active member of the American Society for Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She speaks English, German, and Spanish.