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Kent Nofsinger, M.D.

Dr. Kent Nofsinger

Senior Instructor

Email: Kent Nofsinger

Office Location: SI 2071 E

Phone: (303) 556-6218

Fax: (303) 556-4352

M & W    1:00p-4:00p
T             9:30a-11:30a
No office hours on Labor Day, Fall, Winter or Spring Breaks

Areas of Expertise:

Human gross anatomy, human pathology, and ophthalmology, especially diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. 


​Education & Degrees

• Fellowship in Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous Baylor College of 
   Medicine, Houston, TX

• Residency in Ophthalmology, at a UCLA Affiliated Program (Kern Medical Center)

• Internship in Pathology at the University of Colorado

• Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine


• Bachelor of Arts, Microbiology from the University of Kansas



Major areas of interest include human gross anatomy, human pathology, and ophthalmology, especially diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. An additional focus is health professions advising.

Senior Instructor, University of Colorado at Denver, August 2002 – present
Temporary Assistant Professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver, August 2001 – July 2002
Adjunct Faculty at UCD, August 2000 – August 2002
Adjunct Faculty at MSCD, Denver, CO: 1999 – August, 2001:
Consulting Ophthalmologist for FDA Phase II and III Drug Studies, Denver, CO: 1998 – 2006
Consultant for TAEUS, Inc. (aka Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc.), Colorado Springs, CO
September 1997 – August 2000
Partner and Staff Physician for Aurora Eye Physicians, Aurora, CO: 1984-1998
Chief of Surgery at Aurora Presbyterian Hospital, Aurora, CO: 1993 – 1994
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
1984 – 1985


​Select Publications 

Weisner PD, Nofsinger K, Jackson W: Choroidal Osteoma, Two Case Reports in Elderly Patients. Annals of Ophthalmology. 19:19-23, 1987.


Foos RY, Krieger AE, Nofsinger, K: Vitrectomy for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy, Retina 5:101-106, 1986.


Nofsinger K, and Moura R: "Bilateral Aphakic Retinal Detachments". Read before the Baylor Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Meeting, June 8, 1984.


Nofsinger K: "Treatment of Simple Retinal Detachments". Baylor College of Medicine, Resident Lecture, September 17, 1983.


Kohn R, Nofsinger K, and Freedman SI: Rapid Recurrence of Papillary Squamous Carcinoma of the Canaliculus, American Journal of Ophthalmology 92:363-367, 1981.


Nofsinger K, Kohn R, and Freedman SI: Rapid Recurrence of Papillary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Canaliculus. Read before the Eleventh Annual Symposium of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc., November 7, 1980.


Foos RY, and Nofsinger KD: "Case Records of the Jules Stein Eye Institute: Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Orbit". Read before the Michael Hogan Eye Pathology Society, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, October 12, 1980.




​Courses Taught

Biol 3244 - Human Anatomy

Biol 4165/5165 - Neurobiology