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Uveitis & ocular inflammation




Kathryn Pepple, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at the Eye Institute at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Pepple is an active clinician-scientist taking care of patients and performing basic science research. Her goal is to prevent vision loss and blindness by providing high quality clinical care and developing new treatments for patients with uveitis.

Dr. Pepple earned her M.D. and Ph.D. at Baylor University, Waco, Tex. She is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. She is a recipient of a K08 award from the National Eye Institute. Her laboratory is interested in understanding the pathogenesis of ocular inflammation, and developing new therapies to treat patients with uveitis.

Karalis Johnson Retina Center at South Lake Union

750 Republican Street, Bldg. F Seattle, WA 98109


Age-related macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy, Optometry, Retinal degenerative diseases

UW - Dept. of Ophthalmology

Fellowship, 2014, Uveitis

Duke University Eye Center

Fellowship, 2013, Ophthalmology

Duke University Eye Center

Residency, 2012, Ophthalmology

The Methodist Hospital

Internship, 2009

Baylor College of Medicine

Medical education, 2008

Baylor College of Medicine

Ph.D, 2006


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2013, American Board of Ophthalmology