Jennifer Jung, MD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2010)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA/BS, University of California–Santa Barbara (CA) (2006)
Internship:
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center Program (2011)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Ophthalmology (2014)
Languages: English, Korean
Department: Ophthalmology

Recognition & Awards

  • Certificate of Excellence, University of Colorado Denver, Ophthalmology (2013)
  • Certificate of Excellence, University of Colorado Denver, Ophthalmology (2012)
  • The E.J. Weisenheimer Award for Ophthalmology, State University of New York at Buffalo (2010)
    Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Patient Care in Ophthalmology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society (2010)

Research Interests

Pediatric uveitis Pediatric cataracts Retinopathy of Prematurity

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2015)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

Publications

  • Carpentier SJ, Jung JL, Patnaik JL, Pecen PE, Palestine AG. A Cross-Sectional Online Survey Identifies Subspecialty Differences in the Management of Pediatric Cataracts Associated with Uveitis. Ophthalmol Ther. 2020 Jun;9(2):293-303. PubMed PMID: 32157612
  • Nau SA, McCourt EA, Jung JL. Reply. J AAPOS. 2019 Dec;23(6):362. PubMed PMID: 31580895
  • Singh JK, Wymore EM, Wagner BD, Thevarajah TS, Jung JL, Kinsella JP, Palestine AG, Lynch AM. Relationship between severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia and severe retinopathy of prematurity in premature newborns. J AAPOS. 2019 Aug;23(4):209.e1-209.e4. PubMed PMID: 31132481
  • Nau S, McCourt EA, Maloney JA, Van Hove JL, Saenz M, Jung JL. COL4A1 mutations in two infants with congenital cataracts and porencephaly: an ophthalmologic perspective. J AAPOS. 2019 Aug;23(4):246-248. PubMed PMID: 31128271
  • Ahmad M, Patnaik J, Thevarajah T, Cathcart J, Jung J, Singh J, Braverman R, Lynch A, McCourt E. Delayed resolution of retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 2019 Apr;23(2):90.e1-90.e6. PubMed PMID: 30772472
  • Weldy E, Shimoda A, Patnaik J, Jung J, Singh J. Long-term visual outcomes following abusive head trauma with retinal hemorrhage. J AAPOS. 2019 Dec;23(6):329.e1-329.e4. PubMed PMID: 31655114
  • Jung, JL. and Braverman, RS. Eye. In: W. Hay, M. Levin, R. Deterding and M. Azbug, ed., Current Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, 24th ed. McGraw Hill, pp.424-469.
  • Qiu H, Fischer NA, Patnaik JL, Jung JL, Singh JK, McCourt EA. Frequency of pediatric traumatic cataract and simultaneous retinal detachment. J AAPOS. 2018 Dec;22(6):429-432. PubMed PMID: 30366052
  • McCourt EA, Wagner B, Jung J, Wymore E, Singh J, Enzenauer R, Braverman R, Lynch A. Validation of the CHOP model for detecting severe retinopathy of prematurity in a cohort of Colorado infants. Acta Ophthalmol. 2018 May;96(3):e404-e405. PubMed PMID: 28653816
  • Kalhorn AJ, Tawse KL, Shah AA, Jung JL, Gregory DG, McCourt EA. Maternal Serum Eye Drops in the Management of Pediatric Persistent Corneal Epithelial Defects: A Case Series. Cornea. 2018 Jul;37(7):912-915. PubMed PMID: 29324584
  • Jung JL, Wagner BD, McCourt EA, Palestine AG, Cerda A, Cao JH, Enzenauer RW, Singh JK, Braverman RS, Wymore E, Lynch AM. Validation of WINROP for detecting retinopathy of prematurity in a North American cohort of preterm infants. J AAPOS. 2017 Jun;21(3):229-233. PubMed PMID: 28506724
  • McCourt EA, Wagner B, Jung J, Wymore E, Singh J, Enzenauer R, Braverman R, Lynch A. Validation of the CHOP model for detecting severe retinopathy of prematurity in a cohort of Colorado infants. Acta Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28653816
  • Jung, JL., Siegel, LM., Eichenfield, LF. and Lueder, G. (2017). Ocular Manifestations of Dermatologic Diseases. In: R. Enzenauer and A. Levin, ed., The Eye in Pediatric Systemic Disease, 1st ed. Springer International Publishing, pp.197-239.
  • Capitena CE, Wagoner HJ, Ruzas CM, Bennett TD, Baker PR 2nd, Jung JL, Weisfeld-Adams JD. Rapid resolution of infantile lipemia retinalis following exchange transfusion. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2016 Nov;39(6):889-890. PubMed PMID: 27518769
  • L Jung J, Isida-Llerandi CG, Lazcano-Gomez G, SooHoo JR, Kahook MY. Intraocular Pressure Control after Trabeculectomy, Phacotrabeculectomy and Phacoemulsification in a Hispanic Population. J Curr Glaucoma Pract. 2014 May-Aug;8(2):67-74. PubMed PMID: 26997812
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Member
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), Member
  • Colorado Medical Society (CMS), Member
  • American Medical Association (AMA), Member
  • Surgical Eye Expeditions International (SEE), Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology, Board Certification (2016)
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Specialized Training (2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Eyes and Vision - Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
  • Eyes and Vision - Eye Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract Extraction
  • Eyes and Vision - Corneal Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Uveitis and Ocular Immunology
  • Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include pediatric uveitis, uveitic complications, pediatric cataracts, and strabismus.

Volunteer Activities
- Dawn Clinic, Aurora, CO (2016 – 2017) - Annual 9 Health Fair Vision and glaucoma screening, Aurora, CO (2015 – present) - Small incision cataract surgery and strabismus surgery. Volunteer surgeon, Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire (January 2017)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2010)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA/BS, University of California–Santa Barbara (CA) (2006)
Internships:
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center Program (2011)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Ophthalmology (2014)
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Languages: English, Korean
Department: Ophthalmology
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