Dr. Richard Stewart

dr-stewartDr. Stewart graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his residency at the University of Colorado before returning to Tulane for a Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Fellowship. There, he served on the teaching staff at Charity Hospital/LSU Medical Center teaching surgical technique to residents. He moved to Colorado in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and has been in private practice in Boulder County for the last 8 years. He has offices in Boulder, Longmont, and Fort Collins. He works out of our Lincoln office in Parker/Lone Tree. Dr. Stewart is a Board-Certified diplomat of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an experienced glaucoma, cataract, and LASIK surgeon. He specializes in surgical glaucoma, complex cataract surgery, and refractive surgical techniques that provide optimal visual outcomes. He is on the admitting staff at several Denver and Boulder County hospitals where he provides trauma service coverage.

Dr. Stewart lives in the Denver area foothills with his wife, two daughters, and two energetic golden retrievers. He volunteers in international medical missions projects as his schedule permits.



  • Tulane University School of Medicine – New Orleans, LA


  • 2004 University of Colorado Health Sciences Center – Denver, CO
    • Residency, Department of Ophthalmology
  • 2001 University of Colorado Health Sciences Center – Denver, CO
    • Internship, Department of Medicine


  • 2000 Tulane University School of Medicine – New Orleans, LA
    • MD
  • 1995 Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
    • MSPH (Tropical Medicine)


  • 1993 Bucknell University – Lewisburg, PA
    • Bachelor of Arts (Biology)


  • Board-Certified
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • VISX
  • Alcon Allegretto
  • Alcon LADAR Certified
  • AMO Intralase
  • Ziemer Femotosecond Certified
  • Addition Technology/INTACS Certified
  • Glaukos i-Stent Certified


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, University of Colorado
  • Residency Representative, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado
  • Chairman, Committee for Philanthropic Donations, Charity Hospital Benefit
  • Class President, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Class Vice-President, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Associated Student Body Representative, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Member, Student Affairs Committee