Dr. David Johnson, MD

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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

Colorado Retina Associates 8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 210 Denver, CO 80230 Get Directions
Dr. David Johnson, MD
Born and raised in Northern Kentucky, Dr. Johnson has been an adopted Coloradan for 32 years and he has been in private practice here since 1998. After serving as director of the Eye Clinic at Denver Health Medical Center for two years, Dr. Johnson received fellowship training in vitreoretinal disease under the tutelage of Kenneth R. Hovland, M.D. Dr. Johnson then joined the full-time faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1992, and served as Residency Director there until 1998. Dr. Johnson is active in the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and has served as President (2002-2003) and Councilor to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (2003-2011). He is currently serving on the AAO OPHTPAC Committee.

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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.

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Colorado Retina Associates8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 210
Denver, CO 80230
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Born and raised in Northern Kentucky, Dr. Johnson has been an adopted Coloradan for 32 years and he has been in private practice here since 1998. After serving as director of the Eye Clinic at Denver Health Medical Center for two years, Dr. Johnson received fellowship training in vitreoretinal disease under the tutelage of Kenneth R. Hovland, M.D. Dr. Johnson then joined the full-time faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1992, and served as Residency Director there until 1998.

Dr. Johnson is active in the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and has served as President (2002-2003) and Councilor to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (2003-2011). He is currently serving on the AAO OPHTPAC Committee.

Dr. Johnson'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.

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  •  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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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Healthone Psl Medical Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Colorado
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Colorado
  • Undergraduate School
    Transylvania University

    Graduated in 1981

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
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery