Dr. Robert Courtney, MD

Dr. Robert Courtney, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Robert Courtney, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Superior, CO and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 2008 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

500 Discovery Pkwy Ste 100

Superior, CO 80027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
more than 82% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Courtney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Courtney "Dr. Courtney is a born and raised Colorado native, having grown up in Fort Collins, Colorado. He attended the University of Colorado in Boulder where he graduated with academic honors in Biochemistry. He then completed his medical school at the University of Colorado in Denver where he was inducted into the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. After completing his medical school and ophthalmology residency, Dr. Courtney moved to Cleveland, OH for his vitreoretinal fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cole Eye Institute, a national leader in vitreoretinal fellow training. Dr. Courtney's clinical interests include macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease (diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusion, etc.), and surgical retina (retinal detachment repair, epiretinal membrane and macular hole). Dr. Courtney has also participated in a number of clinical trials, published numerous articles and authored chapters on macular degeneration and inherited retinal disorders. In his free time, Dr. Courtney enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and their White German Shepherd, Mitzie. He is an avid outdoors enthusiast, enjoying skiing/snowboarding, surfing, and hiking."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Courtney "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."

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Courtney does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital-San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Casey Eye Inst-U Oreg/Hlth Scis U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Cole Eye Inst, Cleveland Clin Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Courtney has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Courtney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Courtney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Courtney to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Courtney'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

Patient Comments (2)

My experience with Dr. Courtney was wonderful in every way. I was diagnosed with a macular hole in the retina of both my right and left eye. Following 2 retina surgeries, I can now see clearly again with the assistance of my two year old glasses. I can't thank Dr. Courtney enough for the return...more
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Dr. Courtney listens and answers questions thoroughly. He's professional, kind, and an excellent surgeon. Highly recommended.
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