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Meet the Physicians

We know that you have a lot of options when selecting an eye physician in Salem, and we strive to make every visit feel as if you are a member of our family, with your needs met and expectations exceeded.

Our support staff at Medical Center Eye Clinic includes certified ophthalmic technicians and assistants as well as medical assistants, full-time surgery coordinators, board-certified opticians in our optical dispensary, receptionists, bookkeepers, insurance billing staff, and our clinic administrators.

Dr. East is a very welcoming physician.  He is a brilliant diagnostician and surgeon.  Dr. East and his team are devoted to their patients helping them understand their treatment plan.  Dr. East is well liked by patients, medical and surgical staff alike.  On surgery day, Dr. East is as calm and gentle as he is in clinic.  Behind his gentle demeanor is a superb eye surgeon utilizing state of the art surgery techniques resulting in excellent patient outcomes. 

Meet the Physicians

We know that you have a lot of options when selecting an eye physician in Salem, and we strive to make every visit feel as if you are a member of our family, with your needs met and expectations exceeded.

Our support staff at Medical Center Eye Clinic includes certified ophthalmic technicians and assistants as well as medical assistants, full-time surgery coordinators, board-certified opticians in our optical dispensary, receptionists, bookkeepers, insurance billing staff, and our clinic administrators.

Marcus East, MD.

Dr. East was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. He graduated from South Salem High and went to the University of Oregon. He earned his medical degree at Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. There he completed his internal medicine internship and his ophthalmology residency.

Ryan W. Lapour, MD.

Dr. Lapour grew up in Salem, Oregon and graduated from North Salem High School. He earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California. He served as Chief Resident while he completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri.

Adam T. Shupe, OD.

Dr. Shupe was raised in North Carolina and completed his undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his optometric degree at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee and received training at the Memphis VA Hospital. Prior to joining Medical Center Eye Clinic in 2018, Dr. Shupe practiced in northern California for eight years.

Dr. Lapour is a very personable physician.  He establishes patient relationships by earning their trust.  His treatment style starts by understanding the needs of his patients.  Dr. Lapour gets down to business and will always explain diagnosis and treatment options thoroughly in easy-to-follow instructions.  Together with his team, Dr. Lapour’s easy-going demeanor makes going to the eye doctor less stressful. He is gentle and an incredibly skilled cataract surgeon.

Dr. Dodd is an Oregon native, born and raised in Canby. After graduating from the University of Oregon in 1997, he spent time in Eugene working as an ophthalmic technician. After graduating from Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona he pursued his post graduate training in ophthalmology in Detroit, Michigan where he finished his residency as chief resident.

Dr. Shupe is a fun-loving physician who is passionate about eye health care.  Dr. Shupe is MCEC’s answer to the treatment of dry eye disease.  Together with his team, Dr. Shupe diagnoses, educates and treats patients with dry eyes and other diseases of the eyes.  To meet him you would think this doctor is all business.  But when he engages with his patients, they all have the same reaction…..Wow.  This doctor is different.  He talks with patients like they were his best friend. His treatment plans are medically accurate with follow through and accountability.  Dr. Shupe doesn’t stop until patients are feeling better. 

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