Dr. Larry Underwood, MD

Dr. Larry Underwood, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Larry Underwood, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7920 W 44th Ave

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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. Underwood performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diplopia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

85  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  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

  • Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • St Johns Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • U Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Underwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Underwood's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Underwood to family and friends
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Underwood'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Underwood is an amazingly knowledgeable Ophthalmologist. He has saved my eyesight on two occasions, once for a torn retina and once for a cataract. He is kind, attentive, friendly and reassuring. We moved out of state after 35 years, but I fly back to see Dr. Underwood for my appointments.
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My wife and I have been patients with Dr. Underwood for over 25 years. He is the finest Ophthalmologist we have found. He explains his findings as he employs different technical optical equipment throughout his examinations. He is profoundly generous with his time and patient in his demeanor as...more
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