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Practice Locations

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

720-777-1234

Lauren Mehner, MD, MPH, BA

Ophthalmology

Board Certified

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Locations

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
Aurora
469 State Highway 7 Broomfield, CO 80023

720-478-5000

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

720-777-1234

Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

My clinical interests include pediatric cataract, pediatric glaucoma, pediatric eyelid diseases, amblyopia and other vision issues, retinopathy of prematurity, strabismus for both children and adults, global health, and public health in ophthalmology.


Care Philosophy

I believe that vision is an essential component of a happy, healthy life and take pride in helping my patients optimize their health through high quality care for their eyes. I strive to create a fun, safe environment for my patients in clinic and in surgery to help them feel comfortable and achieve their goal of excellent vision for life.


Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions & Treatments

  • Eyes and Vision

    Cataract, Corneal Disease, Glaucoma, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

  • Child and Teen Health

  • Surgery

    Eye and/or Orbital

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy running, yoga, and skiing and backpacking in the mountains with my husband and golden retriever


Volunteer Activities

DAWN clinic faculty volunteer for ophthalmology


Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2015)


Undergraduate Schools

BA, Washington University in Saint Louis (MO) (2009)


Graduate Schools

MPH, Colorado School of Public Health (2015)


Internships

St Louis University School of Medicine Program (2016)


Residency Program

University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2019)


Fellowships

Indiana University School of Medicine Program (2020)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), member


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


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


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


Research & Grants

Research Interests for Patients

pediatric cataract, pediatric strabismus, retinopathy of prematurity, global health, public health in ophthalmology

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 777-2020

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

My clinical interests include all things pediatric ophthalmology: cataract, glaucoma, strabismus, eyelid disease, ROP and amblyopia. I also do adult strabismus.