Brian Joondeph, MD, Ophthalmology, Denver, CO, Porter Adventist Hospital


Ophthalmology Denver, CO

Retinal Disease

Partner, Colorado Retina Associates, PC

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  • Dr. Joondeph is a native of northern New Jersey. He completed his training as a retina surgeon in 1990 and since then has worked both in private practice and full-time academic ophthalmology. He has been in Denver since 2003 after returning from an academic position in New Zealand. Dr. Joondeph has more than 50 publications and is a current and past investigator in multiple clinical trials, looking at new and innovative treatments for a variety of retinal diseases. He works at the Lowry, Parker and Golden offices of CRA and attends a monthly outreach clinic in Goodland, KS.
    Dr. Joondeph is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, CO. He is also a part-time student at the University of Denver, pursuing a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Leadership. Dr Joondeph is married and has three adult children. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include skiing, golf and fitness.

Education & Training

  • University of DenverMPS, Healthcare Leadership, Academic Excellence, 2010 - 2013
  • University IL Hospital - Eye - Ear InfirmaryChief Residency, Ophthalmology, 1989 - 1990
  • University of Miami Hospital & ClinicFellowship, Retina, 1988 - 1989
  • University of Illinois Affiliated HospitalResidency, Ophthalmology, 1985 - 1988
  • John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
    John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook CountyInternship, Transitional Year, 1984 - 1985
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2004 - 2018
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2003 - 2021
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2003 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1988 - Present
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1987 - 2005
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1984 - 1993
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012-2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow (FAAO) American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Authored Content

  • BernieCare – Boom or Bust?November 2018
  • BernieCare – Boom or Bust?December 2016
  • Repealing the Affordable Care Act Won’t Be a Big Deal. Here’s WhyDecember 2016

Press Mentions

  • September 09, 2020
    September 09, 2020September 10, 2020 10:34
  • The “Bootleggers and Baptists” of the Coronavirus Crisis
    The “Bootleggers and Baptists” of the Coronavirus CrisisMarch 21, 2020 09:39
  • Morning Break: Deadbeat Patients, Fish in the Gullet?
    Morning Break: Deadbeat Patients, Fish in the Gullet?September 30, 2019 20:04
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