Sophie Liao, MD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2007)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Michigan (MI) (2001)
Internship:
  • Albert Einstein Healthcare Network Program (2008)
Residency:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Ophthalmology (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Medical Director, UCHealth Eye Centers

Recognition & Awards

  • Junior Faculty Member Grant, Cosmetic Surgery Forum (2013)
  • Resident Teaching Award, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary (2012)
  • Charles E. Iliff III Wilmer Research Award, Wilmer Eye Institute (2010)
  • Junior Faculty Member Grant, Cosmetic Surgery Forum (2010)
  • Albert Jun Wilmer Research Award, Wilmer Eye Institute (2009)

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2014)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Publications

  • Erickson BP, Feng PW, Liao SD, Modi YS, Ko AC, Lee WW. Dog bite injuries of the eye and ocular adnexa. Orbit. 2019 Feb;38(1):43-50. PubMed PMID: 29874471
  • Erickson BP, Feng PW, Liao SD, Modi YS, Ko AC, Lee WW. Dog bite injuries of the eye and ocular adnexa. Orbit. 2018 Jun 6;:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29874471
  • Zukin LM, Hink EM, Liao S, Getz AE, Kingdom TT, Ramakrishnan VR. Endoscopic Management of Paranasal Sinus Mucoceles: Meta-analysis of Visual Outcomes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Nov;157(5):760-766. PubMed PMID: 28695766
  • Alsaif N, Liao S, Tse DT. External Ophthalmomyiasis Due to Dermatobia hominis Masquerading As Orbital Cellulitis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Sep-Oct;32(5):e113-6. PubMed PMID: 25226095
  • Sridhar J, Chang JS, Liao S, Cavuoto KM, Rachitskaya AV. The Spectrum of Pediatric Orbital BB Gun Injuries: A Case Series. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2015 Oct 15;52 Online:e59-62. PubMed PMID: 26473586
  • Erickson BP, Modi YS, Williams B, Liao SD. An Unexpected Intraorbital Foreign Body. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep-Oct;31(5):e140. PubMed PMID: 25699613
  • Karli SZ, Liao SD, Carey AR, Lam BL, Wester ST. Optic neuropathy associated with the use of over-the-counter sexual enhancement supplements. Clin Ophthalmol. 2014;8:2171-5. PubMed PMID: 25378904
  • Lee WW, Erickson BP, Ko MJ, Liao SD, Neff A. Advanced single-stage eyelid reconstruction: anatomy and techniques. Dermatol Surg. 2014 Sep;40 Suppl 9:S103-12. PubMed PMID: 25158870
  • Kaufman J, Liao S. Nonablative fractional resurfacing. Facial Plast Surg. 2014 Feb;30(1):49-54. PubMed PMID: 24488637
  • Alsaif N, Liao S, Tse DT. External Ophthalmomyiasis Due to Dermatobia hominis Masquerading As Orbital Cellulitis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25226095
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Member
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), Member
  • Women in Ophthalmology (WIO), Member
  • Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (CSEPS), Member
  • American Board of Ophthalmology (ABOP), Fellow
  • U.S. Presidential Scholars Alumni Association, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center
1675 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2020

UCHealth - Eye Center - Cherry Creek
2000 S. Colorado Blvd
Annex Bldg., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222
720-553-2020

UCHealth - Eye Center - LoDo
1435 Wazee St
Suite 101
Denver, CO 80202
720-553-0393

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

UCHealth - Eye Center - Lone Tree
9552 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 100
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-553-2255

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

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology, Board Certification (2013)
  • Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, ASOPRS, Specialized Training (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision - Eye Disease
  • Cancers - Head and Neck Cancer
  • Cancers - Skin Cancer
  • Cancers - Melanoma
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Paralysis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Plastics and Cosmetics
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Head and Neck Tumors
  • Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Skin, Hair and Nails - Biopsies and Excisions
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Facial Fractures
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Cancers - Eye Cancers
  • Cancers
  • Eyes and Vision - Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
  • Eyes and Vision - Ophthalmic Oncology
  • Injuries and Wounds
  • Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Trauma and Acute Care
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Skin, Hair and Nails

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2007)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Michigan (MI) (2001)
Internships:
  • Albert Einstein Healthcare Network Program (2008)
Residency Programs:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Ophthalmology (2011)
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Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology
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