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Rebecca Sands Braverman, MD

Associate Professor

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Department of Ophthalmology
Children’s Hospital Colorado
13123 E. 16th Avenue, B430
Aurora, CO  80045

Appointments:  (720) 777-2020

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Braverman is a specialist in pediatric eye disease and adult strabismus. She evaluates and manages common and rare conditions of the eyes in children. She works in conjunction with other specialists within Children’s Hospital Colorado to care for children who have systemic/genetic/neurologic conditions that affect the eyes. She also cares for adults with strabismus and double vision caused by many conditions including trauma, tumors, neurologic and congenital diseases.


Strabismus, amblyopia, nasolacrimal duct obstruction, retinopathy of prematurity, pediatric eye trauma among others. Double vision in adults.


Strabismus, cataract and nasolacrimal duct surgery, medical treatment of amblyopia, refractive errors, and systemic/genetic diseases that affect the eye.


Sub-investigator – A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose Ranging, Parallel Group Study of Oral Sildenafil in the Treatment of Children, Aged 1-17 Years, with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

Sub-investigator – A Multicenter, Long-Term Extension Study to Assess the Safety of Oral Sildenafil in the Treatment of Subjects Who Have Completed A1481131.

Co-Investigator – Cholesterol Treatment in Patients with the Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS).

Sub-Investigator – Biliary Atresia Clinical Research Consortium (BARC), A Randomized, Double Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Corticosteroid Therapy Following Portoenterostomy in Infants with Biliary Atresia.


  • Medical School:  Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Residency:  University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Fellowship:  Pediatric Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA


2016    American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award
2015    American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Honor Award​