Scott Hauswirth, OD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

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Graduate School :
  • OD, Southern California College of Optometry (1999)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of North Dakota (ND) (1995)
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Director, Dry Eye Center of Colorado

Recognition & Awards

  • PCON 250, Primary Care Optometry News (2016)
    Awarded to the top 250 Innovators in the profession of optometry

Research Interests

Dry eye


  • Assistant Professor (2017)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • American Optometric Association, Member
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member
  • INTREPID Eye Society, Member
  • Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society, Member
  • Optometric Council on Refractive Technology, Member
  • American Academy of Optometry, Vice-Chair, Anterior Segment Section

Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Optometry
  • Residency in Cornea, Glaucoma, and Surgical Management, Specialized Training (1999)
  • Therapeutic Management of Ocular Disease, Certificate (1998)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision - Corneal Disease
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Eyes and Vision - Dry Eyes
  • Eyes and Vision - Glaucoma
  • Eyes and Vision - Optometry
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract
  • Eyes and Vision - Eye Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Macular Degeneration
  • Eyes and Vision - Uveitis and Ocular Immunology
  • Eyes and Vision - Diabetic Eye Disease
Clinical Interests
My primary interests are in ocular surface disease including dry eye disease and chronic pain, medical management of corneal and anterior segment disease.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the most up-to-date treatment options for my patients, along with appropriate education about their conditions. I enjoy collaborating with referring doctors and our surgeons and sub-specialists to provide the best care for our patients.

Personal Interests
I enjoy hiking, swimming, golf, and watching ice hockey

Volunteer Activities
Mentor - National Science Foundation Innovation Corps

Public Speaking
I lecture locally, nationally, and internationally to eye care providers on topics such as dry eye disease, corneal disease, and surgical management of eye diseases.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • OD, Southern California College of Optometry (1999)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of North Dakota (ND) (1995)
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Department: Ophthalmology