Dr. James Giltner, MD

Dr. James Giltner, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Giltner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Colorado Eye Center

1485 S Colorado Blvd Ste 220

Denver, CO 80222
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Giltner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eye Infections
more than 24% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
more than 23% of peers

Dr. Giltner'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.

Dr. Giltner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Giltner "Dr. Giltner is a board certified Ophthalmologist who specializes in laser refractive surgery, Ocular facial plastic (eyelid) procedures, and cataract surgery. He utilizes state of the art techniques and equipment to afford every patient optimum results from their surgical procedures. Dr. Giltner was among Colorado’s refractive surgery pioneers and is one of Denver’s top LASIK surgeons. He offers the latest in LASIK (laser assisted intrastromal keratomileusis) and PRK (photo-refractive keratectomy) procedures as well as Custom Refractive Surgery and Intralase. As a board certified Ocular facial plastic (eyelid) specialist, Dr. Giltner offers his expertise for all types of eyelid procedures including cosmetic and medical blepharoplasty, eyelid deformities, orbital reconstruction, trauma, and tear duct surgery. He also offers in office Botox Cosmetics and minor eyelid procedures."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

11  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

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.


  • Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Utah Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Hollywood Presby Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Giltner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Giltner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giltner to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Giltner'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
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