Dr. Ronald Pelton, MD

Dr. Ronald Pelton, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Ronald Pelton, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in oculoplastic surgery.

2770 N Union Blvd Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

(719) 329-0040

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

26  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Duct 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

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  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Baylor College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Baylor College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Research Forum Award Winner, 1990
  • Hendrix College Merit Scholarship, 1984
  • McHenry Award in Chemistry for Outstanding Senior Chemistry Major, 1984
  • Raymond Award for Distinction in Biology, 1984
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Program (LDP) XI, 2009
  • Vanderbilt University Dissertation Enhancement Award Fellowship Recipient., 1993
  • National Eye Institute Summer Fellowship. "Fundamental Issues in Vision Research", 1992
Media & Publications
  • Endoscopic brow lift for facial palsy: a viable option with appropriate modifications in the standard technique., 1999
  • The Superomedial Approach to the Orbit: An alternative access to the intraconal space., 2000
  • Periorbital capillary hemangiomas: in praise of surgical excision., 1999
  • Idiopathic inflammatory response to silastic in the orbit., 1995
  • The B-type transforming growth factors: expression and effects in embryonic and adult lung., 1990
  • Immunohistochemical localization of TGF Betas during murine embryonic eye development., 1992
  • Management of hydroxyapatite orbital implant exposure with Alloderm and bipedicle flap., 1999
  • Immunohistochemical localization of TGFB1, TGFB2 and TGFB3 in the mouse embryo. expression patterns suggest multiple roles during embryonic development., 1992
  • Developmental expression of the murine vg-r1 gene: a new member of the TGF supergene family, 1989
  • Expression of TGF 2 RNA during murine embryogenesis., 1999
  • The embryonic expresssion pattern of TGF 3 RNA differs from TGF 1 and TGF 2., 1990
  • Successful treatment of Rhino-orbital Mucormycosis without Exenteration: The Use of Multiple Modalities., 1999
  • Predictors of optic atrophy in the Saethre-Chotzen syndrome, 1996
  • Superomedial approach to medial intraconal tumors: a new surgical technique., 1999
  • TGFBs in mammalian development., 1992
  • Lung morphogenesis is altered by transforming growth factor B; possible role for matrix degrading metalloproteinases and their inhibitors., 1990
  • Transforming growth factor B-related genes and mammalian development., 1990
  • Transforming growth factor B (TGFB) mRNA is expressed in sheep lung: in situ hybridization reveals that TGFB3 mRNA localizes around large vessels and airways., 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Pelton's Reviews

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21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Pelton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Pelton and his staff were AMAZING! He had to cut out pieces of my upper eyelid and lower eye skin in very visible and sensitive areas. Could have been a disaster but he was so kind and took the time to chat and did a phenomenal job. No pain during the procedure and it healed beautifully where...more
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Dr Pelton performed eye lid surgery and I am very satisfied with the outcome. His staff are very professional and I would recommend if you need this type of surgery, this is who you should go with.
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Very happy with my results!
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Total botched eyelid surgery. Find someone who cares about aesthetics more than money.
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I was having trouble with my eye, being swollen and seemed larger than the other. Dr. Pelton was the only eye doctor that was able to see me the same day. From the moment you walk in, the staff is professional and very nice. I read another review from someone that said, "Dr. Pelton was...more
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