Dr. Christopher Thiagarajah, MD

Dr. Christopher Thiagarajah, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Thiagarajah, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Howard University in 2002 and specializes in oculoplastic surgery, ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

1800 N Emerson St Ste 200

Denver, CO 80218

Contact Information

(303) 468-8844

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas


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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 88% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
more than 86% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Thiagarajah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thiagarajah "Dr Thiagarajah is an oculoplastic surgeon specializing in eyelid, tear duct and eye socket surgery. His specialty is blepharoplasty and eyelid lifting. He is trained in ophthalmology, neuroophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thiagarajah "Dr Thiagarajah spends time explaining the complexity of his procedures to patients in Denver, Colorado and educating them on expectations before and after surgery."


  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinoschisis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trachoma
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Beth Israel Med Ctr-Albert Einstein
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Howard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cincinnati Coll of Med & Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Park Avenue Oculoplastcs - ASOPRS
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thiagarajah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thiagarajah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thiagarajah to family and friends
based on 51 total reviews (27 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Thiagarajah's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Thiagarajah Says:

Thank you for your feedback. I strive to make every patients experience the best possible for them. If you are ever not satisfied  with an explanation or other issue feel free to contact me in my office. I would be happy to speak to you and have you come back to see me to clarify things.

Patient Comments (27)

in Denver
Dr. Chris and his staff were great. They helped me through the process and made sure I was fully informed along the way. My optometrist had recommended eyelid surgery for years. Once I had it done, I realized how impaired my field of vision was.
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Dr. T is an excellent surgeon and possesses an excellent bedside manner. He answered every question and I felt confident in his knowledge and advice.
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in Aurora, Colorado
Dr. Thiagarajah and his team were nothing but top professionals when I needed urgently a surgery for my orbital fracture. I went for a consultation and next thing I know next day I was having scheduled a surgery. He explained detailed the problems, procedure, and the after effects wich were next...more
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in Silt
I had Entropy - Dr. Hoover in GWS after eye exam told me that William Hines - Hines Sight was the only Dr. to provide this surgery (Not True). A medical procedure and Dr. T. can and did preform in his office no need for anesthetist or surgery center and he did a great job, without an appt. because...more
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Excellent surgeon
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