Dr. Peter Hovland, MD

Dr. Peter Hovland, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Hovland, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 2000 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 210

Denver, CO 80230

Contact Information

(303) 261-1600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 94% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 93% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Hovland's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hovland "Dr. Hovland's practice is focused on the surgical and medical treatment of general retinal disease and ocular oncology. Dr. Hovland is also the team doctor to the Colorado Avalanche."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hovland "The mission of Colorado Retina Associates is to provide state-of-the-art, safe and effective retina care, knowing that compassion is equally important in the care of our patients."
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Arbitration Award : 2015
    Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: Judicial
    State: Colorado
  • Arbitration Award : 2015
    Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: Judicial Arbiter Group
    State: 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

  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Schepens Eye Rsch Inst & Schepens Retina Assocs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hovland has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hovland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hovland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hovland to family and friends
3.7
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hovland'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 Hovland, MD PhD, inspires confidence! He is an affable, engaging doctor with broad expertise. He readily refers patients to other doctors within Colorado Retina Assoc. if he feels another doctor is more qualified for treatment of a particular concern.
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Dr. Hovland is a jovial personality. He is a very caring, patient, and knowledgeable physician. He takes the time to explain my treatment and lets me k now he truly cares.
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