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Prem S Subramanian, MD, PhD


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​Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
Chief, Neuro-ophthalmology
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
1675 Aurora Court, Mailstop F-731
Aurora, CO 80045

Appointments:  (720) 848-2020

Curriculum Vitae

Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD, specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, with special interest in the treatment of thyroid eye disease, disorders that cause double-vision in adults, as well as orbital and skull base tumors. His clinical practice includes patients with all types of disorders of the optic nerve and orbit. He performs surgery for tumors of the orbit, thyroid exophthalmos, and strabismus.

CONDITIONS TREATED: Cranial Nerve Palsies, Double Vision, Intracranial Hypertension, Multiple Sclerosis, Ophthalmology, Optic Nerve Disease, Orbital Tumors, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Skull Base Tumors, Strabismus, Thyroid Eye Disease, Venous Sinus Stenosis

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Optic Nerve Regeneration; Traumatic brain injury; Effects of diplopia on quality of life


  • Doctoral Degree: Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Fellowship: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


2002: Meritorious Service Medal, United States Army
2006: Commendation Medal, United States Army
2010: Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2011-2015: Top Doctors in America
2012: ​Neil R. Miller Faculty Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2016: 51 Ophthalmologists to Know, Becker's ASCReview


PUBLICATIONS: Prem S. Subramanian