Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado Denver
Anschutz Medical Campus
1675 Aurora Court, Mail Stop F-731
Aurora, CO 80045
Appointment: (720) 848-2020
Dr. Taravella specializes in the treatment of cornea disorders, cataract and refractive surgery/vision correction. He has been on the faculty for 21 years. The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute and the University of Colorado Hospital features state of the art equipment for laser vision correction and cataract surgery.
Cornea disorders such as Keratoconus and Fuch’s Cornea dystrophy, Cataract, and refractive error such as myopia and astigmatism.
Cornea Transplant, Keratoprosthesis, Cataract surgery with a variety of implants such as presbyopic correcting, astigmatism correcting and monofocal lenses; Lasik and Laser Vision Correction. Phakic Intraocular Lenses.
Helping to Develop a Surgical Simulator for cataract surgery.
- Medical School: University Of Colorado, 1981.
- Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX. 1985
- Fellowship: University of Connecticut, 1986.
International Ophthalmology, Project Orbis, 1986
2009: America’s Top Ophthalmologists Listing2006-2007 Who’s Who Among.
2006 America’s Top Ophthalmologists.
Oct 2006 Denver’s Top Doctors 2006, 5280: Denver’s Mile High Magazine.
Oct 2005 Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Oct 2005 Denver’s Top Doctors 2005, 5280: Denver’s Mile High Magazine.
Oct 2004 Denver’s Top Doctors 2004, 5280: Denver’s Mile High Magazine.
Oct 2003 Denver’s Top Doctors 2003, 5280: Denver’s Mile High Magazine.
May 2003 Distinguished Alumni Medal, Colorado School of Mines.
Oct 2000 Denver’s Top Doctors 2000, 5280: Denver’s Mile High Magazine.
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