Mina Pantcheva, MD
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria (1998)
Internship:
  • Roger Williams Medical Center Program (2005)
Residency:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Ophthalmology (2008)
Languages: Russian, Bulgarian, English
Department: Ophthalmology

Recognition & Awards

  • Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2017)
  • Pilot Award Program, University of Colorado/Colorado School of Mines (2015)
  • Mentoring for Advancement of Physician-Scientists Award for Young Clinicians, American Glaucoma Society (2010)

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2009)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Glaucoma
  • Associate Professor (2016)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Glaucoma

Publications

  • Kesav N, Palestine AG, Kahook MY, Pantcheva MB. Current Management of Uveitis-associated Ocular Hypertension and Glaucoma. Surv Ophthalmol. 2019 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31816329
  • Pantcheva MB. Risk Factors Associated with Persistent Anterior Uveitis After Cataract Surgery. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 Sep;205:199-200. PubMed PMID: 31301756
  • 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
  • Reddy AK, Patnaik JL, Miller DC, Lynch AM, Palestine AG, Pantcheva MB. Risk factors associated with persistent anterior uveitis after cataract surgery. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30794788
  • Osmond M, Bernier SM, Pantcheva MB, Krebs MD. Collagen and collagen-chondroitin sulfate scaffolds with uniaxially aligned pores for the biomimetic, three dimensional culture of trabecular meshwork cells. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2017 Apr;114(4):915-923. PubMed PMID: 27775151
  • Seibold LK, Gamett KM, Kennedy JB, Mulvahill MJ, Kroehl ME, SooHoo JR, Pantcheva MB, Kahook MY. Outcomes after combined phacoemulsification and trabecular microbypass stent implantation in controlled open-angle glaucoma. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016 Sep;42(9):1332-1338. PubMed PMID: 27697252
  • 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
  • Nahomi RB, Pantcheva MB, Nagaraj RH. aB-crystallin is essential for the TGF-ß2-mediated epithelial to mesenchymal transition of lens epithelial cells. Biochem J. 2016 May 15;473(10):1455-69. PubMed PMID: 26987815
  • 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
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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
  • Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (CSEPS), Member

Practice Locations

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

UCHealth - Eye Center - Boulder
5495 Arapahoe Ave
Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80303
303-545-2020

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

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

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology, Board Certification (2009)
  • Glaucoma, Specialized Training (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision - Glaucoma
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery
  • Surgery

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria (1998)
Internships:
  • Roger Williams Medical Center Program (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Ophthalmology (2008)
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Languages: Russian, Bulgarian, English
Department: Ophthalmology
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