Dr. Carl Tubbs, MD

Dr. Carl Tubbs, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Carl Tubbs, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 110

Denver, CO 80230

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

32  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

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.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Virginia Mason Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Va School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tubbs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tubbs' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tubbs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Tubbs is awesome!!! He is kind, patient and caring. So glad I found him! I understood exactly what to expect and had great results! Thank you Dr Tubbs.
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I have been going to Dr. Tubbs for over two years. He replaced my other doctor who left the country. Dr. Tubbs is probably one of the better doctors I have ever seen. He is always prepared for the appointment and more than willing to take a few minutes to discuss my condition in terms I understand....more
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He is part of a large practice and I never met the surgeon prior to surgery. Results of surgery were unsatisfactory and not what I was told to expect at the pre-op visit/evaluation. I have blurred vision - worse vision that before cataract surgery. A post surgical infection resulting in blindness...more
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