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Gary Belen, MD Ophthalmology and Optometry

Dr. Gary Belen, MD

Ophthalmology and Optometry
4.6
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Centennial, CO 80112
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Gary Belen MD

Dr. Gary Belen, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Centennial, CO. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology and Optometry. Dr. Belen is affiliated with Porter Adventist Hospital. He speaks Spanish and Korean.

Gary Belen has received the following awards:

Location

Spivack Vision Center (Temporarily Closed) 6881 S Yosemite St Centennial, CO 80112
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Gary Belen has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Gary Belen has the following 10 areas of expertise

  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues

Awards

3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2014, 2011)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2014, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

25 Years Experience

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Fellowship

Maryland General Hospital

Residency

University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1997

Dr. Gary Belen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
  • Anthem CO HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Monument PPO - Tier 2
  • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Gary Belen

Dr. Belen specializes in the medical, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma. He also performs no-stitch clear corneal cataract surgery.He is committed to keeping up-to-date on the latest treatments for both glaucoma and cataracts so that he may continue to provide only the best care for his patients.

Gary A. Belen, M.D., director of glaucoma services of Omni Eye Specialists, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. After medical school, he finished a one-year preliminary medicine internship at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, California and then completed his residency training in ophthalmology at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore, where he also served as Chief Resident during his final year of residency. After residency, he received an additional year of subspecialty training by completing a glaucoma fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Belen is board certified in ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He presented his ocular research through Maryland General Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation .He has lectured for numerous professional continuing medical education courses. When out of the office, Dr. Belen travels the world in search of adventure.  He has recently been spotted bungy jumping in New Zealand, hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and running with the bulls in Pamplona.