Dr. Anak Shrestha, MD

Dr. Anak Shrestha, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Anak Shrestha, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Pueblo, CO. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

27 Montebello Rd

Pueblo, CO 81001

Contact Information

(719) 545-1530

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Nearsightedness
very high
more than 92% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 90% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shrestha "New language spoken is as follows: Newari - a dialect of Nepali

As an eye care provider at Rocky Mountain Eye Center our mission is to offer world-class, patient-centered vision care with hometown professional values.  We are focused on improving and maintaining the quality of life and visual well-being of the local individuals and families we serve.  Our staff provides the highest quality vision correction experience in Southern Colorado using state-of-the-art technology, contemporary medical training, ethical standards, trust, and confidence as our guide.  Stop by and visit one of our 8 locations.  You will find a friendly staff and a board of primary, medical, and surgical eye care specialists that are  leading the way in vision improvement and preventative care.  Visit us at http://www.rockymountaineyecenter.com/ for more information."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Wheeling Jesuit University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • George Washington University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Arizona Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shrestha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Nepali

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shrestha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shrestha to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shrestha's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Canon City, CO |
After my first visit with Dr. Shrestha today, I am thrilled that he is now my treating eye M.D. He is softspoken, very knowledgable, and inspires trust and confidence, plus has an excellent 'bedside manner'. I would highly recommend him to family and friends. I couldn't be happier with the care I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shrestha accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Meritain Health
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Presbyterian Health Plan, Inc.
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    UMR
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shrestha has admitting privileges

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center
1100 Carson Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
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Parkview Medical Center
400 W 16th St
Pueblo, CO 81003
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St. Mary - Corwin Medical Center
1008 Minnequa Ave
Pueblo, CO 81004
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St. Thomas More Hospital
1338 Phay Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
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