Children's Hospital Colorado
Richard Davidson, MD

Richard Davidson, MD

Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Quality, UCHealth Eye Centers
Co-Director, Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
Co-Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank

Specialties:
Ophthalmology
Conditions:
Eye Cancers, Uveitis and Ocular Immunology, Ophthalmic Oncology, LASIK Surgery, Eye Disease
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specialties:

Ophthalmology

conditions:

Eye Cancers, Uveitis and Ocular Immunology, Ophthalmic Oncology, LASIK Surgery, Eye Disease, Dry Eyes, Corneal Transplantation, Corneal Disease, Cataract Extraction, Cataract, Eye and Orbital Surgery

Meet Richard Davidson, MD

I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I believe in treating the person as a whole, taking every aspect of a patient’s body and health into consideration during diagnosis and treatment.

Get to know his background

Small incision no-stitch cataract surgery, "bladeless" laser-based cataract surgery with the LenSx laser, corneal transplants (partial and full thickness) and LASIK surgery and other forms of vision correction surgery.

Undergraduate 1992

George Washington University (DC)

Medical School 1997

Hahnemann University

Internship 1998

Crozer-Chester Medical Center Program

Residency 2001

Thomas Jefferson University/Wills Eye Institute Program, Ophthalmology

Fellowship 2002

University of California (Davis) Health System Program, Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery

Full Time Faculty Teaching Award 2006

Awarded as the 1st Annual Academic Faculty Teaching Award from the graduating residents in the Department of Ophthalmology
Residents in the Department of Ophthalmology

Foundations of Doctoring 2007

Recognition for participation as a faculty mentor in the University of Colorado School of Medicine Foundations of Doctoring Program.
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Achievement Award 2008

Award given by the American Academy of Ophthalmology for significant service to the organization.
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Best Poster 2009

Awarded "Best Poster" at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, October 2009.
American Academy of Ophthalmology

President's Award 2010

Awarded for "Working together with the pre-op call center team."
University of Colorado Hospital

Basic Clinical Science Course 2011

Appointed to the Committee for Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology

“Top Doc” 2012

US News and World Report Magazine

Refractive/Cataract Surgery Subcommittee 2012

Appointed to the Refractive/Cataract Surgery Subcommittee for the Cataract Clinical Committee of the ASCRS.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

"Top Doc" in Ophthalmology 2016

2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
Denver’s 5280 Magazine

“Top Doctor” 2016

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Castle Connolly

For Patients:
"Ultrathin" corneal donor tissue for DSAEK procedures, new intraocular lens technology, and new treatments for dry eyes.
For Referring Providers:
"Ultrathin" corneal donor tissue for DSAEK procedures, new intraocular lens technology, and new treatments for dry eyes.

Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Quality, UCHealth Eye Centers

Co-Director, Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship

Co-Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank


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