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Ken Oliver Kreidl, M.D. - Ophthalmology

Ken Oliver Kreidl, M.D. - OphthalmologyDr. Kreidl, originally from San Francisco, California, started practicing at the Boulder Medical Center in August 2004. Before coming to Boulder, he was an ophthalmology resident at Stanford University Hospital. He and his wife, Ryn, a local pediatrician, have two children, Luke and Max. Dr. Kreidl loves mountain biking and skiingwith his family, and was a nationally ranked tennis player before becoming dedicated to medicine.



Dr. Kreidl graduated from Princeton University in 1994 with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and a minor in Environmental Studies. He received his medical degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 2000. His internship was completed at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California and his Ophthalmology Residency at Stanford University Hospital. Dr. Kreidl provides his patients with sutureless cataract removal, prebyopic intraocular lens implantation (i.e. Crystalens, ReSTOR), the latest techniques in eyelid surgery, laser surgery for glaucoma and retinal disease, pediatric injuries, along with routine eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses.

Dr. Kreidl is an active researcher in the field of ophthalmology, and has published research articles in top peer reviewed medical journals on research in glaucoma, eye trauma, and retinal disease. He is interested in education, and has been a guest lecturer at Stanford University, and has written a chapter in a medical textbook as well. Dr. Kreidl has also volunteered his time with the non-profit group Prevent Blindness. He is also active with the University of Colorado, giving lectures to both undergraduates in the pre-med program, as well as faculty and staff.



Dr. Kreidl is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Boulder County Medical Society and Colorado Medical Society.



To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kreidl please call 303-440-3049 and press 1. Boulder Medical Center’s office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, specific hours for each physician may vary.

In case of emergency, Dr. Kreidl or one of his colleagues in the Ophthalmology Department can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 303-440-3000.


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