Michael Erlanger, MD
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2000)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Middlebury College (VT) (1993)
Internship:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2001)
Residency:
  • Nassau University Medical Center Program, Ophthalmology (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Chief of Ophthalmology, Denver Veteran's Affairs Medical Center

Recognition & Awards

  • Rhett Buckler Award, American Society of Retinal Surgeons (2015)
    Best in Session Film, Vienna, Austria
  • Top Doctors, Castle Connolly (2013)
  • Top Doctors, US News and World Report (2012)
  • Who’s Who in America, Marquis (2008)
    2008-present
  • Who’s Who, Strathmore’s (2008)
    2008-present

Research Interests

My research interests include surgical device development and anterior and posterior lamellar corneal graft development.

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2013)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology
    Cornea and External Disease
  • Assistant Professor (2005)
    School of Medicine, Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), Member
  • The Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO), Member
  • Association of Veterans Affairs Ophthalmologists (AVAO), Member
  • Colorado Society of Eye Physician and Surgeons (CSEPS), Member

Practice Locations

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220
1-888-336-8262

Hospital Affiliation
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Ophthalmology, Board Certification (2006)
  • Corneal Transplantation, Refractive Surgery and Cataract Surgery, Specialized Training (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract
  • Eyes and Vision - Corneal Transplantation
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Eyes and Vision - Corneal Disease
  • Eyes and Vision - Cataract Extraction
  • Surgery - Eye and/or Orbital Surgery
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
I am a specialist in corneal transplantation, refractive surgery and cataract surgery.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2000)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Middlebury College (VT) (1993)
Internships:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • Nassau University Medical Center Program, Ophthalmology (2004)
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Languages: English
Department: Ophthalmology
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