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Victoria S Pelak, MD

Associate Professor

Pelak, Victoria
Department of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
Academic Office 1, Mail Stop B-185
12631 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Appointments:  (720) 848-2080

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Pelak sub-specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, which focuses on the diagnosis and management of patients with neurologic disorders that affect vision and eye movements. Her special interests include cortical visual processing, hallucinations and visual aura of migraine, optic nerve disorders and ocular motility disturbances.  She sees patients at the University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion and the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


  • Medical: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
  • Residency: Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Fellowship: Neuro-ophthalmology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia


1989 Outstanding Performance Award, NIAID, NIH

1990 Exceptional Summer Student Award, NIH Summer Student Fellowship Program at NINDS

1993 Alpha Omega Alpha

1994 Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation

1998 AAN Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship Award

2000 Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Neurology, Univ. of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

2007 American Neurological Association, Nominated and Elected