Jesse Smith, MD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2006)
Internship:
  • St Joseph Hospital Program (2012)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Ophthalmology (2015)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Ophthalmology

Research Interests

Dr. Smith's research interests include improving treatment for diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, and translational research.

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2017)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery

Publications

  • Sayres R, Taly A, Rahimy E, Blumer K, Coz D, Hammel N, Krause J, Narayanaswamy A, Rastegar Z, Wu D, Xu S, Barb S, Joseph A, Shumski M, Smith J, Sood AB, Corrado GS, Peng L, Webster DR. Using a Deep Learning Algorithm and Integrated Gradients Explanation to Assist Grading for Diabetic Retinopathy. Ophthalmology. 2018 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30553900
  • Smith JM, Ward LT, Townsend JH, Yan J, Hendrick AM, Cribbs BE, Yeh S, Jain N, Hubbard GB 3rd. Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in Children: Clinical Factors Predictive of Successful Surgical Repair. Ophthalmology. 2018 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30419297
  • Williams PJ, Pearce WA, Smith JM, Robinson J. PROFOUND VISUAL RECOVERY AT 16 MONTHS AFTER RESOLUTION OF SEROUS RETINAL DETACHMENTS SECONDARY TO THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2018 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29474221

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Retinal Specialists, Member
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Colorado Medical Society, Member

Practice Locations

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

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology, Board Certification (2017)
  • Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, Emory University, Specialized Training (2017)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Eyes and Vision - Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Eye Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Macular Degeneration
  • Eyes and Vision - Retinal Detachment
  • Eyes and Vision - Uveitis and Ocular Immunology
  • Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Failed Prior Surgery
Clinical Interests
Dr. Smith specializes in the management of retinal diseases, including expertise in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein and artery occlusion, retinal detachment, macular hole, macular pucker, and eye trauma. Treatments include laser photocoagulation, vitrectomy, and scleral buckling.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2006)
Internships:
  • St Joseph Hospital Program (2012)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Ophthalmology (2015)
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Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Ophthalmology
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