Dr. Karl Olsen, MD

Dr. Karl Olsen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Karl Olsen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1725 E Prospect Rd

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Contact Information

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. Olsen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Olsen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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3  Procedures

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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Hennepin Cty Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olsen's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olsen to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Olsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Recently had cataract surgery and was delighted with Dr. Olsen and his team at Eye Center of Northern Colorado. Personable as well as professional and extremely competent.
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I would recommend trying to find another doctor if my family or friends asked me about my experience with Dr Olsen. I found him condescending and misogynistic. I will not be going back.
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Cataract surgery. Dr. Olsen and the staff at the Eye Center of N. Colo. do a great job of providing printed materials explaining all of the many options available in cataract surgery, and discussing those options with you. There are pre-operation and post-operation meetings scheduled in advance,...more
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