Glaucoma Specialists


Steven L. Mansberger, MD, MPH

Dr. Mansberger is Board certified in Ophthalmology and sub specialist in glaucoma. He is Chair of Ophthalmology, Senior Scientist, and Director of Glaucoma Services for Legacy Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Mansberger completed his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, an ophthalmology residency at Shiley Eye Center at the University of California, San Diego, and a glaucoma fellowship at Legacy Devers Eye Institute.  He also earned a Masters in Public Health degree (MPH-Biostatistics/Epidemiology) from OHSU.

His research interests include detection of glaucoma and epidemology of glaucoma. His clinical interests include,minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, trabeculectomies and tube shunt surgeries, glaucoma surgery in patients with multiple or complicated problems and cataract surgeries. He has won numerous awards including “Best Doctors in Portland, OR”, “Best Doctors in America”, Heed Fellowship, Oregon Health Science University Casey Eye Ophthalmology Instructor of the Year, American Glaucoma Society Clinician-Scientist award, among others.  He has authored over 260 journal articles, book chapters, and abstracts.  During his free time, he enjoys a good meal, playing sports, acoustic guitar, novels, traveling, and outside endeavors.  


Emily P. Jones, MD

Dr. Jones is Associate Director of the Devers Glaucoma service and a sub specialist board certified in Ophthalmology and member of the American Glaucoma Society.  She received her medical degree from the University of Arizona followed by an internship at Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program and residency at the University of Arizona. She completed glaucoma subspecialty training at Legacy Devers Eye Institute

Her clinical interests are glaucoma surgery including trabeculectomies and tube shunt surgeries, glaucoma surgery in patients with multiple or complicated problems and cataract surgeries. The American Glaucoma Society has selected her for multiple leadership positions including Editor of the Communications Committee and Advocacy Leader.  She has published multiple articles regarding the results of glaucoma surgery and glaucoma testing. She reviews manuscripts for multiple journals including Journal of Glaucoma.  Away from medicine, Dr. Jones enjoys hiking, skiing, cooking, reading and yoga. 

Jonathan Young, MD PhD

Jonathan Young, MD, PhD

Dr. Young MD, PhD is our newest board certified Ophthalmologist specializing in medical and surgical Glaucoma management. A Portland native, his medical and graduate school was NIH funded through UCLA and the California Institute of Technology, a dual-degree program where he obtained his MD and PhD. After returning home for Ophthalmology training at the Casey Eye Institute, he finished Glaucoma Fellowship training at the Stein Eye Institute of UCLA. While he has received a number of academic awards through his career, he strives to develop a personal connection with his patients.   “I went into Ophthalmology because it gives me great satisfaction to help people maintain their quality of life and function.”

He is a physician builder for Legacy Devers Eye Institute's electronic record. His clinical interests include optimizing surgical glaucoma outcomes and fellowship teaching.  He actively participates in coordinating clinical research.  He has published in several journals including those in Science and Journal of Glaucoma.  Away from medicine, Dr. Young is a dedicated husband and father to a young daughter.  He enjoys recreational sports such as Ultimate Frisbee, snowboarding, and tennis.  



Robert Kinast, MD

Board-certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Kinast is a glaucoma sub-specialist, anterior segment surgeon, and Clinical Scientist at Legacy Devers Eye Institute. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Inteflex Program (combined B.A./M.D. program) in Ann Arbor, followed by internship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and residency at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He completed sub-specialty training in glaucoma at Legacy Devers Eye Institute. Dr. Kinast is the Associate Director of the Glaucoma Fellowship at Devers Eye Institute. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the Casey Eye Institute at OHSU and past winner of the Casey Eye Residency Faculty Teaching Award.

His research focuses include medication adherence, medical devices, medication compounding, and patient satisfaction. Dr. Kinast’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Glaucoma Society (AGS). He has won numerous awards including an AGS Mentoring for the Advancement of Physician Scientists Award and an OHSU Biomedical Innovation Program Award. He has 7 patents pending. Prior to medicine, Dr. Kinast studied the anthropology of religion at Oxford University and worked in business strategy consulting. He enjoys playing sports, hiking, travel, and chess.