Ken O Kreidl, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Boulder, CO

About Dr. Ken O Kreidl MD

Dr. Ken O Kreidl, MD is a doctor primarily located in Boulder, CO. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Kreidl has received 6 awards.

Compassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardTop 10 Doctor - StateOn-Time Doctor AwardPatients' Choice 5th Anniversary AwardCompassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree


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Dr. Ken O Kreidl has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Ken O Kreidl has the following 21 expertise

  • Vision Issues
  • Laser Coagulation
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Dry eyes (Xerophthalmia)
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye Syndromes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Contact lenses
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Blindness
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Pain
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Ocular Hypertension


6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2017)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.


20 Years Experience

Stanford University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2000

University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics


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More about Dr. Ken O Kreidl

Dr. Kreidl, originally from San Francisco, California, started practicing at the Boulder Medical Center in 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 going mountain biking or skiing with his family, and was a nationally ranked tennis player before becoming dedicated to medicine. MEDICAL TRAINING AND SPECIALTY 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. Dr. Kreidl provides his patients with sutureless cataract removal, prebyopic intraocular lens implantation (i.e. Crystalens, Trulign, ReSTOR), the latest techniques in eyelid and glaucoma surgery, laser surgery for glaucoma and retinal disease, pediatric examination, along with routine eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses. He was one of the first surgeons to offer his patients the Trulign Toric intraocular lens, which provides both accommodation (distance and near vision) and astigmatism correction. 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.

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