Children's Hospital Colorado
Derek DelMonte, MD

Derek DelMonte, MD

Specialties:
Ophthalmology
Conditions:
LASIK Surgery, Eye Disease, Corneal Transplantation, Corneal Disease, Cataract Extraction
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specialties:

Ophthalmology

conditions:

LASIK Surgery, Eye Disease, Corneal Transplantation, Corneal Disease, Cataract Extraction, Cataract, Eye and Orbital Surgery

Get to know his background

I am a busy clinician who enjoys caring for patients and teaching the next generation of medical professionals. I spend the majority of my time seeing patients in clinic and performing a variety of eye surgeries, including cataract surgery and corneal transplantation.

Undergraduate 2002

University of Michigan (MI)

Medical School 2006

University of Michigan Medical School

Internship 2007

Northwestern University (Evanston) Program

Residency 2010

Duke University Hospital Program, Ophthalmology

Fellowship 2011

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine , Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery

Resident's Award for Fellow Teacher of the Year 2011

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

“Top Ophthalmologist” 2014

2013, 2014
Consumers’ Research Council of America

Novel Collaboration Award 2014

Duke Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)

Duke Golden Globe Award 2015

Educator of the Year in the Department of Ophthalmology
Duke Eye Center

For Patients:
My research interests include new technology for cataract surgery as well as improving ophthalmic medications for post-operative care.
For Referring Providers:
My research interests include improving ophthalmic peri-operative medication administration, as well as new surgical techniques for cataract surgery and new therapies for corneal ectasia.

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