Dr. Stephen Petty, MD

Dr. Stephen Petty, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Stephen Petty, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University of California (San Diego) in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 210

Denver, CO 80230

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
high
more than 85% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Petty's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • University of California (San Diego)
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petty's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petty to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Petty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He was great and was very helpful with all my eye issues. He was always very positive about my sicuastion at hand and made me feel very good about what would happen next.
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