Dr. C. Starck Johnson

dr-johnsonDr. C. Starck Johnson is the team ophthalmologist for the Denver Broncos and formerly for the Denver Nuggets. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School where his research focused on gene therapy. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan. He received his fellowship in cornea and LASIK surgery at Duke University, where he also did groundbreaking research on corneal elasticity. He grew up in Denver and, since returning with his family, has been a leading innovator in LASIK surgery in the Rocky Mountain Region. Dr. Johnson and InSight LASIK use state-of-the-art LASIK technology. He introduced the Allegretto Wave Eye-Q 400 in 2008 and the Zeimer Femtosecond Laser in 2009 to Colorado.

Dr. Johnson is very personable and will make you feel comfortable, relaxed and safe throughout your laser procedure.

EDUCATION

CORNEAL / REFRACTIVE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP

  • 2004-2006 Duke University Hospital – Durham, North Carolina

OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY

  • 2001-2004 University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center – Ann Arbor, Michigan

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • 21994-2000 Harvard Medical School – Boston, Massachusetts

BACHELORS DEGREE

  • Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

CREDENTIALS

  • American Board of Ophthalmology – 2006
  • Colorado State License CO44633

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology

Honors & Awards

  • Graduated with Distinction in All Subjects – Cornell University
  • Harvard Medical School Admissions Committee
    1996, 1998

Volunteer

  • Big Brother Program – Boston, MA
    • Judge Baker School
    • Cerebral Palsy
  • Denver General Hospital Emergency Room – Denver, CO
  • Boulder County Juvenile Detention Center – Boulder, CO
  • Special Olympics Ski Coach – Jackson, WY
  • Teton Classical Musical Festival – Jackson, WY
  • Jackson Recycling Center – Jackson, WY
  • Environmental Education for Elementary School Children – Ithaca, NY