Dr. Derek DelMonte, MD

Dr. Derek DelMonte, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(13)
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Dr. Derek DelMonte, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Aurora, CO. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. DelMonte is affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion.

1675 Aurora Ct

Aurora, CO 80045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DelMonte "I am a busy clinician who enjoys caring for patients and teaching the next generation of medical professionals. I spend the majority of my time seeing patients in clinic and performing a variety of eye surgeries, including cataract surgery and corneal transplantation. My research interests include new technology for cataract surgery as well as improving ophthalmic medications for post-operative care."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
70

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal 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.

Education

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Duke Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Inst-U Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DelMonte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DelMonte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DelMonte to family and friends
4.3
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. DelMonte's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Englewood, CO |
I visited them 2 weeks ago, and still I have no medication in hand for my eyes. No one is responsible in his office to find a generic eye drop instead of the one that is not covered by insurance. I literally beg them to send a pre-authorization to my insurance, and they never do that. The office is also unable to send a generic one to pharmacy, and I wonder how the office works. Going there is wasting your time and energy, since no one cares about you. I do not recommend this office
Denver, CO |
Dr is so so and the office is awefull After a week I did not get the prescription Because their awefull office cannot send one that my insurance covers it and they do not accept any responsibility for that I do NOT recomend them Do not go there
in Denver, CO |
He was great! Made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions. Diagnos d my eye disease quickly and offered explanations about it and how to help with it. Very know weed gable and kind
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Dr. DelMonte accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Pinnacol Assurance
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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