Practice Locations

UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center
1675 Aurora Ct Aurora, CO 80045


Jeffrey Olson, MD


Board Certified


Practice Locations

UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center
1675 Aurora Ct, Aurora, CO 80045


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

Specialist in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment, Macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, retinal vascular occlusion, uveitis, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, macular hole, epiretinal membrane.


  • Ophthalmology ( 2006 , 2016 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Eyes and Vision

    Diabetic Eye Disease, Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Uveitis and Ocular Immunology

  • Endocrine System (Hormones)

    Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Surgery

    Eye and/or Orbital

Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (1999)

Undergraduate Schools

BS, University of Virginia (VA) (1993)


Marshfield Clinic-St Joseph's Hospital Program (2000)

Residency Program

University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2003)


University of Colorado (2004)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Member

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), Member

American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), Member

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Member

Colorado Society of Eye Physicians (CSEPS), Member

Research & Grants


Creation of laboratory to investigate anti-angiogenic compounds (2007)

Photoreceptor Stimulation in a Porcine Model of Progressive Blindness (2009)

Novel Intraocular Device for the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (2010)

Protein LD22-4 Inhibition of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy in a Rabbit Model (2010)

Photoactive Intraocular Implants for the Treatment of Progressive Photoreceptor Degeneration (2010)

Microsurgical Suturing Device (2010)

Second Generation Glaucoma Drainage Device with Laser Adjustable Flow Rates (2014)

Laser Modulated Device for Glaucoma (2014)

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 848-2020

Referral Contact Fax


Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

Vitreoretinal diseases, medical retina, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal biomicroscopy, fluoroscein angiography, posterior segment ultrasound, optical coherence tomography, intravitreal injections of Avastin/Lucentis/Steroid, retinal laser, vitrectomy, scleral buckling, epiretinal membrane peeling, macular hole closure.

Research Interest for Referring Providers

Research interests are focused on translational interventions for retinal photoreceptor degeneration, novel microsurgical instrumentation, and treatments for ischemic retinal diseases.