Dr. Chet Reistad, MD

Dr. Chet Reistad, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Chet Reistad, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

1725 E Prospect Rd

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Contact Information

(970) 221-2222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Reistad's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated


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14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Duct 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.


  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Yale Eye Ctr/Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Reistad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Reistad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Reistad to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Reistad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

First repair surgery completed by Reistad was not successful so had to have the surgery repeated. He does NOT explain procedures and does NOT allow more than a few seconds with patients at appointments. Staff all seem rushed. Seriously question whether office is more interested in $$ than...more
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Excellent Dr. I would highly recommend him. I had Botox today & he was great with his needles No Pain No Bruises! Thank You, Joy
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