Children's Hospital Colorado
Derek DelMonte, MD

Derek DelMonte, MD

LASIK Surgery, Eye Disease, Corneal Transplantation, Corneal Disease, Cataract Extraction
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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.

Medical Education 2006

University of Michigan Medical School

Internship 2007

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

Residency 2010

Duke University School of Medicine

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.