Dr. John Burroughs, MD

Dr. John Burroughs, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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Dr. John Burroughs, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery, facial plastic surgery, and more.Read his story

300 Garden of the Gods Rd Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Contact Information

(719) 473-8801

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Top Care Areas


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Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tear Duct Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blocked Tear Duct
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Burroughs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burroughs "Dr. John Burroughs is an Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon sub specializing in the cosmetic and reconstructive concerns of the eyelids, face, and orbits. He is an ASOPRS fellow, and his practice is exclusively limited to Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burroughs "To provide the best and most compassionate care possible to every patient.  Dr. Burroughs cares about natural looking results with minimal downtime and maximizing safety."


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

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • 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.


  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Malcolm Grow Med Ctr Andrews AFB
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Transitional Internship
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Saushec
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Center for Facial Appearances with Richard L. Anderson, M.D.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burroughs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burroughs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burroughs to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burroughs' 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. Burroughs Says:

For privacy reasons, I can neither confirm nor deny any patient feedback on the site.  We always strive to be better, so if you posted a positive review I sincerely thank you.  If we needed to do better then I ask that you contact our office, so we can know your concerns and work towards a solution together.  Respectfully John R. Burroughs, MD and Staff.

Patient Comments (3)

in Colorado Springs, CO
I had heard nothing but positive about Dr. Burroughs, but after my eye surgery, I was very frustrated. I was worried and his staff would not allow me to have an appointment because they were all "booked up." Then when I had complications, I did not receive a return phone call -- even though all...more
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in Colorado Springs, CO
I went to see Dr. Burroughs for cosmetic treatment without surgery. I am a 63 year old post menopausal woman with the common issues of sagging skin on the face and neck, dark spots, and an unsightly abdominal scar. I was made so comfortable my Dr. Burroughs and his professional staff, that I had...more
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in Colorado Springs, CO
Dr. Burroughs is extremely skilled and has an awesome bedside manner with his patients!! I had both upper and lower eyelid lifts - I can now see better long distance (which is crucial as a semi driver!!) and my eyes are not nearly as dry as before!! He and his staff will do a phenomenal job for...more
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