Jeffrey SooHoo, MD
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Boston College (MA) (2004)
  • MacNeal Hospital Program (2010)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Ophthalmology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Residency Program Director
  • Medical School Admissions Committee
  • Ophthalmology Chief of Service, Denver Health

Recognition & Awards

  • Golden Stethoscope, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2017)
    Best Specialty Preceptor, Foundations of Doctoring
  • Mentoring for Advancement of Physician-Scientists (MAPS) Award, American Glaucoma Society (2015)
  • Ambassador, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2012)
    Advocacy Ambassador Program to attend Congressional Advocacy Day, Washington, DC
  • Honors in Bioethics and Professionalism, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (2009)


  • Assistant Professor (2014)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology


  • Epstein RS, Scott AT, Capitena Young CE, Patnaik JL, Pantcheva MB, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Optimum time for angle visualization during ab interno glaucoma surgery: Before or after phacoemulsification. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2019 May;45(5):615-619. PubMed PMID: 31030776
  • Miller VJ, Young CEC, SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Kahook MY, Pecen PE, Palestine AG, Pantcheva MB. Efficacy of Goniotomy With Kahook Dual Blade in Patients With Uveitis-associated Ocular Hypertension. J Glaucoma. 2019 Aug;28(8):744-748. PubMed PMID: 31188228
  • Gong D, Winn BJ, Beal CJ, Blomquist PH, Chen RW, Culican SM, Dagi Glass LR, Domeracki GF, Goshe JM, Jones JK, Khouri AS, Legault GL, Martin TJ, Mitchell KT, Naseri A, Oetting TA, Olson JH, Pettey JH, Reinoso MA, Reynolds AL, Siatkowski RM, SooHoo JR, Sun G, Syed MF, Tao JP, Taravati P, WuDunn D, Al-Aswad LA. Gender Differences in Case Volume Among Ophthalmology Residents. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31318390
  • Sieck EG, Capitena Young CE, Epstein RS, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Patnaik JL, Lynch AM, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Refractive outcomes among glaucoma patients undergoing phacoemulsification cataract extraction with and without Kahook Dual Blade goniotomy. Eye Vis (Lond). 2019;6:28. PubMed PMID: 31548974
  • Edmiston AM, SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Kahook MY, Palestine AG, Pantcheva MB. Postoperative Inflammation After Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation: Racial Distribution and Effect on Outcomes. J Glaucoma. 2018 Mar;27(3):266-268. PubMed PMID: 29356715
  • Manoharan N, Patnaik JL, Bonnell LN, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Kahook MY, Wagner BD, Lynch AM, Seibold LK. Refractive outcomes of phacoemulsification cataract surgery in glaucoma patients. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2018 Mar;44(3):348-354. PubMed PMID: 29605284
  • Capitena Young CE, Ammar DA, Seibold LK, Pantcheva MB, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY. Histopathologic Examination of Trabecular Meshwork Changes After Trabecular Bypass Stent Implantation. J Glaucoma. 2018 Jul;27(7):606-609. PubMed PMID: 29965891
  • Lazcano-Gomez G, R Soohoo J, Lynch A, N Bonell L, Martinez K, Turati M, Gonzalez-Salinas R, Jimenez-Roman J, Y Kahook M. Neovascular Glaucoma: A Retrospective Review from a Tertiary Eye Care Center in Mexico. J Curr Glaucoma Pract. 2017 May-Aug;11(2):48-51. PubMed PMID: 28924338
  • Kennedy JB, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty: An Update. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2016 Jan-Feb;5(1):63-9. PubMed PMID: 26886122
  • Cherof AM, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Endophthalmitis With Corneal Infiltrate After EX-PRESS Glaucoma Drainage Device Implantation. J Glaucoma. 2016 Mar;25(3):e277-9. PubMed PMID: 26091181
  • SooHoo JR, Golas L, Marando CM, Seibold LK, Pantcheva MB, Ramulu PY, Kahook MY. Glaucoma Patient Treatment Preferences. Ophthalmology. 2016 Jul;123(7):1621-2. PubMed PMID: 26948306
  • Roberts SJ, Mulvahill M, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Efficacy of combined cataract extraction and endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation for the reduction of intraocular pressure and medication burden. Int J Ophthalmol. 2016 May 18;9(5):693-8. PubMed PMID: 27275423
  • Ittoop SM, SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Mansouri K, Kahook MY. Systematic Review of Current Devices for 24-h Intraocular Pressure Monitoring. Adv Ther. 2016 Oct;33(10):1679-1690. PubMed PMID: 27531519
  • SooHoo JR, Lane SS, Cionni RJ, Berdahl JP, Sussman GR, Kahook MY. Comparison of stability between a modular intraocular lens system and a single-piece hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lens. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016 Dec;42(12):1821-1825. PubMed PMID: 28007115
  • Bonnell LN, SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Lynch AM, Wagner BD, Davidson RS, Taravella MJ. One-day postoperative intraocular pressure spikes after phacoemulsification cataract surgery in patients taking tamsulosin. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016 Dec;42(12):1753-1758. PubMed PMID: 28007106
  • Cherof AM, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY, Seibold LK. Endophthalmitis With Corneal Infiltrate After EX-PRESS Glaucoma Drainage Device Implantation. J Glaucoma. 2015 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26091181
  • Marando CM, Seibold LK, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Ramulu PY, Kahook MY. The Utility of Cap Color and Bottle Characteristics for Topical Glaucoma Therapy. Ophthalmology. 2015 Dec;122(12):2577-8. PubMed PMID: 26077575
  • SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Ammar DA, Kahook MY. Ultrastructural Changes in Human Trabecular Meshwork Tissue after Laser Trabeculoplasty. J Ophthalmol. 2015;2015:476138. PubMed PMID: 26064672
  • SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Pantcheva MB, Kahook MY. Aflibercept for the treatment of neovascular glaucoma. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec;43(9):803-7. PubMed PMID: 26016631
  • SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Kahook MY. Ab interno trabeculectomy in the adult patient. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan-Mar;22(1):25-9. PubMed PMID: 25624670
  • Seibold LK, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY. Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan-Mar;22(1):18-24. PubMed PMID: 25624669
  • Kahook MY, Seibold LK, SooHoo JR, Mansouri K, Sharaawy T. A nuanced approach to the surgical management of glaucoma. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan-Mar;22(1):1. PubMed PMID: 25624666
  • SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Kahook MY. The link between intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor injections and glaucoma. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;25(2):127-33. PubMed PMID: 24406814
  • Kennedy JB, SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Kahook MY. Misguided progression analysis by optical coherence tomography: a report of two cases. Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2014 May;5(2):217-21. PubMed PMID: 25202265
  • SooHoo JR, Davies BW, Allard FD, Durairaj VD. Congenital ptosis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2014 Sep-Oct;59(5):483-92. PubMed PMID: 24657037
  • SooHoo JR, Seibold LK, Radcliffe NM, Kahook MY. Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery: current implants and future innovations. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;49(6):528-533. PubMed PMID: 25433743
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Member
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Member
  • American Glaucoma Society (AGS), Member
  • Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society, Member
  • Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (CSEPS), Member

Practice Locations

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

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

  • Ophthalmology, Board Certification (2014)
  • Glaucoma Fellowship, Specialized Training (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract
  • Eyes and Vision - Glaucoma
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract Extraction
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
Dr. SooHoo specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of adult and pediatric glaucomas as well as surgical treatment of cataracts.

Public Speaking

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Boston College (MA) (2004)
  • MacNeal Hospital Program (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Ophthalmology (2013)
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Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology