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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

Colorado Retina Associates 8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 210 Denver, CO 80230 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

The mission of Colorado Retina Associates is to provide state-of-the-art, safe and effective retina care, knowing that compassion is equally important in the care of our patients.

Biography

Dr. Joondeph is a native of northern New Jersey. He completed his training as a retina surgeon in 1990 and since then has worked both in private practice and full-time academic ophthalmology. He has been in Denver since 2003 after returning from an academic position in Auckland, New Zealand. He returns to Auckland, several times year, to work and teach in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Joondeph has more than 65 publications and is a current and past investigator in multiple clinical trials, looking at new and innovative treatments for a variety of retinal diseases. He works at the Lowry, Parker, Harvard and Golden offices of CRA and attends a monthly outreach clinic in Goodland, KS. Dr. Joondeph is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, CO. He recently completed a Masters degree in Healthcare Leadership at the University of Denver. He is also an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Joondeph is married and has three adult children. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include skiing, writing and fitness.

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Dr. Joondeph's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in Elizabeth, CO |
Dr. Joondeph came across initially as rather serious and stoic when I first came in with a detached retina. However, following that first visit I grew to trust and like Dr. Joondeph. He is a wonderful man and a very competent doctor.
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Dr. Joondeph is a native of northern New Jersey. He completed his training as a retina surgeon in 1990 and since then has worked both in private practice and full-time academic ophthalmology. He has been in Denver since 2003 after returning from an academic position in Auckland, New Zealand. He returns to Auckland, several times year, to work and teach in the Department of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Joondeph has more than 65 publications and is a current and past investigator in multiple clinical trials, looking at new and innovative treatments for a variety of retinal diseases. He works at the Lowry, Parker, Harvard and Golden offices of CRA and attends a monthly outreach clinic in Goodland, KS.

Dr. Joondeph is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, CO.  He recently completed a Masters degree in Healthcare Leadership at the University of Denver. He is also an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Joondeph is married and has three adult children. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include skiing, writing and fitness.

Dr. Joondeph's Care Philosophy

The mission of Colorado Retina Associates is to provide state-of-the-art, safe and effective retina care, knowing that compassion is equally important in the care of our patients.

Dr. Joondeph's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • www.retinacolorado.com Twitter #retinaldoctor

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Trauma
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Cook County Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 1989

    University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1980

  • Other Education
    University of Denver

    Completed in 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery