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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

Colorado Retina Associates 8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 210 Denver, CO 80230 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

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.

Biography

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.

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Dr. Hovland's Reviews

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based on 14 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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 Reviews (2)
Boulder, CO |
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.
in Denver, CO |
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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Dr. Hovland says...

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.

Dr. Hovland's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Hovland says...

Surgical and medical treatment of general retinal disease and ocular oncology.

Dr. Hovland's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Hovland has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Arbitration Award 
    • Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: Judicial
    • State: Colorado
    • Arbitration Award 
    • Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: Judicial Arbiter Group
    • State: Colorado
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 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
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Colorado At Denver

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Colorado At Denver

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Schepens Eye Rsch Inst & Schepens Retina Assocs

    Completed in 2006

    University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic

    Completed in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • 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