Dr. Peter G. Hovland, MD

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Dr. Peter G. Hovland, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

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

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Dr. Hovland specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Denver, CO. He practices at 6 locations.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    3.6 based on 13 responses
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    • Helpfulness
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    • Staff
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    • Scheduling
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    Experience with Dr. Hovland
    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (13)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (13)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (13)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Hovland's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (13)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
       (13)
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
       (13)
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (11)
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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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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Ocular Oncology

    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

    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

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    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

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

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    • 0
      Board Actions

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    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

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Specializes in Ophthalmology
    • Board certified in Ophthalmology
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Hovland's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Hovland

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients