Dr. Brian Willoughby, MD

Dr. Brian Willoughby, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Brian Willoughby, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology and plastic surgery.

55 Madison St Ste 355

Denver, CO 80206

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
more than 77% of peers
more than 74% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pterygium
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Skin Cancer
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease

21  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Presbyterian - St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Willoughby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Willoughby to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Willoughby's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had a drooping eyelid caused by an eye doctor's treatment for a stye...Dr. Willoughby was amazing in fixing that. You can't even tell I ever had a problem or surgery. He is thoughtful, patient and thorough. Highly recommend.
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I am one day post-surgery for a obstructed lacrimal gland (DCR surgery) and feel amazing. No pain, no bruising, nothin'! Dr. Willoughby has been so accommodating, compassionate and kind during my somewhat difficult time finding a a competent surgeon to repair by tear duct. If you can get in to...more
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Just great!! My repair is amazing! Thanks doc!
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