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Mark Dacey, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
1675 Aurora Court, Mail Stop F-731
Aurora, CO  80045

Appointments:  (720) 848-2020
Dr. Dacey also sees patients at his private practice: 303-261-1600

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Mark Dacey joined the University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology in 2011 as a specialist in ocular immunology and uveitis. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology. 

Dr. Dacey is also based in private practice with Colorado Retina Associates in Denver and surrounding areas. He is an active member in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

His area of focus is steroid-sparing immunomodulatory therapies for ocular inflammatory diseases, including intravenous immunosuppression treatments. He is currently enrolling patients in several national clinical research trials for new treatments of uveitis. He has published a number of articles on ocular inflammatory diseases, including a manuscript entitled Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy published in 2010.

Uveitis, scleritis, retinal vasculitis, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, peripheral ulcerative keratitis, orbital pseudotumor, pars planitis, JIA, macular edema, VKH, Behcet's disease, autoimmune retinopathy, birdshot retinochoroidopathy.


  • Oral immunomodulatory therapy for noninfectious intermediate and posterior uveitis
  • Infusion therapy for noninfectious intermediate and posterior uveitis
  • Comparison of topical anti-inflammatory medications for anterior uveitis
  • Intravitreal injection therapy for noninfectious posterior uveitis



  • Undergraduate: Duke University

  • Medical School:  University of Michigan

  • Internship: Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern, Parkland Memorial Hospital

  • Fellowship: Ocular Immunology and Uveitis, Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institute, Harvard University