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The Position: Retina Surgeon

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Interested candidates should apply online for the Retina Surgeon position.

Questions? Contact:
Aaron Ortiz, Physician Recruitment
Aaron.Ortiz@dhha.org
(303) 602-4992

Denver Health in the heart of thriving downtown Denver, CO has an opportunity for a fellowship trained Retina Surgeon to join the Denver Health Eye Clinic. The successful candidate will be joining a busy practice and a team of 3 Ophthalmologists, 4 Optometrists, and a medical staff that consists of over 700 physicians and advanced practitioners.

Denver Health serves as a teaching location for 3- 4 ophthalmology residents along with fellows in cornea, oculoplastics, pediatrics, glaucoma and retina. Candidate must have completed a medical degree (e.g. MD or DO) be board certified in Ophthalmology, a surgical retinal fellowship as well as have a demonstrated desire and ability in the practice of community medicine. The selected candidate will have an academic appointment at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences at an academic rank commiserate with experience.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • High quality of life with Monday-Friday hours 8-5pm
  • Shared Retinal call with University colleagues
  • Academic affiliations with the University of Colorado
  • Resident, Fellow, and student teaching opportunities
  • Competitive salary/benefits 
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to front range trails and 300+ days of sunshine per year

Denver Health & Hospital Authority (DHHA) has been certified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Trauma Center and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. DHHA offers comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care, as well as emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services. With 525 licensed beds Denver Health Medical Center is one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually. DHHA was recently recognized by the University Hospital Consortium as having one of the lowest observed to expected mortality rates in the country (Ranked #5 out of 121 academic health centers). As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, DHHA provides over 300 million dollars in uncompensated care every year. Our surgical team is nationally renowned for teaching, research and trauma services. DHHA is also an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Become a part of this fast-paced, highly-experienced team in Colorado’s top rated trauma hospital. Denver Health is situated in Denver, Colorado, one of the fastest growing cities in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Denver Health is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.