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Mina B Pantcheva, MD

Associate Professor

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

Appointments: (720) 848-2020

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Pantcheva specializes in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataracts. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and ARVO. Dr. Pantcheva is involved in several clinical studies including prevalence in glaucoma in Chinese Americans, use of non-steroidal agents versus steroids post-SLT treatment, as well as in basic science research. Her research interests include neuroprotection in glaucomatous optic neuropathy, blood flow and its relation to glaucomatous optic neuropathy.


Glaucoma and Cataracts.


  • Medical School:  Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Residency:  Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship:  Glaucoma Research Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 
  • Fellowship: Glaucoma Clinical Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2002   ARVO/Retina Research Foundation Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Travel Fellowship Grant Award
2010   American Glaucoma Society - Mentoring for Advancement of Physician-Scientists (MAPS) Award
2015   Grant Award for Controlled Delivery of Resveratrol for the Prevention of Post-Strabismus Surgery
           Fibrosis, Children’s Hospital Colorado
2015   Pilot Award Program, University of Colorado/Colorado School of Mines