Dr. Ken Kreidl, MD

Dr. Ken Kreidl, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ken Kreidl, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boulder, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

Boulder Medical Center

2750 Broadway St

Boulder, CO 80304
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Corneal Diseases
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Kreidl'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. Kreidl's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kreidl "Dr. Kreidl, originally from San Francisco, California, started practicing at the Boulder Medical Center in August 2004. Before coming to Boulder, he was an ophthalmology resident at Stanford University Hospital. He and his wife, Ryn, a local pediatrician, have two children, Luke and Max. Dr. Kreidl loves mountain biking and skiing with his family, and was a nationally ranked tennis player before becoming dedicated to medicine. Dr. Kreidl provides his patients with sutureless cataract removal, presbyopic intraocular lens implantation (i.e. Crystalens, Trulign, ReSTOR), the latest techniques in eyelid surgery, laser surgery for glaucoma and retinal disease, pediatric injuries, along with routine eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses. Dr. Kreidl is an active researcher in the field of ophthalmology, and has published research articles in top peer reviewed medical journals on research in glaucoma, eye trauma, and retinal disease. He is interested in education, and has been a guest lecturer at Stanford University, and has written a chapter in a medical textbook as well. Dr. Kreidl has also volunteered his time with the non-profit group Prevent Blindness. He is also active with the University of Colorado, giving lectures to both undergraduates in the pre-med program, as well as faculty and staff."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kreidl "I take time to try to explain the diagnosis and treatment options, whether it is why they are having a red eye or floaters, or different options for the intraocular lens implant during cataract surgery."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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28  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Santa Clare Vly Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kreidl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kreidl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kreidl to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kreidl'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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Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Kreidl and his staff are professionals at the top of their game. Ken has been my ophthalmologist for about 4 years and I just yesterday finished cataract surgery. They were prompt, willing to answer all our many questions, patient and easy to work with.
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Dr Kreidl has been my Opthamologist for several years.I developed cataracts over the years & Dr Kreidl suggested watchful waiting. Recently he recommended surgery and was very helpful in explaining why surgery was indicated now and describing the procedure.The surgery went well with minimal...more
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Dr Kreidl has been my eye care physician for over ten years. I can always depend on him to give me the best advice and treatment for whatever problems I have had with my eyes. He always takes the time to explain the options available. I am particularly appreciative of the way he treated my...more
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Did a lens replacement over a year ago and I'm very happy with the result. Last exam prefect!
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I highly recommend Dr. Kreidl after having cataract surgery. I was very pleased with his expertise, communication, the time he took to explain the options and procedure. He and his staff were very efficient and quick to respond to my questions via the patient portal. I appreciated his...more
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