Practice Locations

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


Scott Oliver, MD


Board Certified


Practice Locations

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


Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

Dr. Oliver specializes in the management of retinal diseases and tumors of the eye, including expertise in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein and artery occlusion, retinal detachment, macular hole, macular pucker, retinopathy of prematurity, Von-Hippel Lindau syndrome, phakomatoses, choroidal melanoma and retinoblastoma.

Care Philosophy

My job as a physician is to fix the problems that can be solved, prevent disease whenever possible, to bring humanity to health care, and to ease suffering for every patient no matter the outcome.


  • Ophthalmology ( 2008 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Cancers

    Brachytherapy, Eye, Melanoma, Ocular Metastases, Retinoblastoma

  • Eyes and Vision

    Diabetic Eye Disease, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmic Oncology, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Retinal Detachment, Vitreoretinal Diseases

  • Surgery

    Eye and/or Orbital

  • Endocrine System (Hormones)

    Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Child Abuse and Neglect

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy time with my wife, projects with the kids, travel, the garden, nordic and alpine skiing, and cycling.

Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2002)

Undergraduate Schools

BA, Trinity University (TX) (1998)


Exempla St Joseph Hospital Program (2003)

Residency Program

University of Colorado (2006)


UCLA Medical Center Program (2008)

Professional Memberships

Amercan Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Fellow, Member

American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), Member

American Medical Association (AMA), Member

American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), Member

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

Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (CSEPS), Member

Denver Clinical & Pathological Society, Member

International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO), Member

The Retina Society, Member

Research & Grants


A Prospective Pilot Study of Surgical Radiation Shielding With Vitrectomy & Silicone Oil Tamponade for the Protection of Radiation-induced Ocular Injury in the Treatment of Choroidal Melanoma With Radioactive Iodine-125 Plaque Brachytherapy (2011)

A Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of Lampalizumab Intravitreal Injections in Patients With Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration (SPECTRI) (2014)

New Enrollment Post-Approval Study of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (2014)

Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreous Administration of Fovista (Anti PDGF-B Pegylated Aptamer) Administered in Combination With Either Avastin or Eylea Compared to Avastin or Eylea Monotherapy in Subjects With Subfoveal Neovascular AMD (2014)

RAnibizumab Compared With Laser Therapy for the Treatment of INfants BOrn Prematurely With Retinopathy of Prematurity (RAINBOW) (2017)

A phase II, multicenter, randomized, active treatment-controlled study of the efficacy and safety of the ranibizumab port delivery system (LADDER) (2017)

Long-Term Safety of Lampalizumab Intravitreal (ITV) Injections in Participants With Geographic Atrophy (GA) Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration (OMASPECT) (2017)

Research Interests for Patients

My research interests include improving treatment for choroidal melanoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease.

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 848-2020

Referral Contact Fax


Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

I manage complex vitreoretinal problems, including pediatric retina, ocular oncology, rare diseases, and complex retinal detachment.

Research Interest for Referring Providers

Diabetic retinopathy, Retinal detachment, Age-related macular degeneration, Retinal vascular disease, Retinal vein occlusion, Proliferative vitreoretinopathy, Complications of cataract surgery, Macular hole, Epiretinal membrane, Retinopathy of prematurity, Choroidal melanoma, Retinoblastoma, Intraocular tumors.