Dr. John Robert Burroughs MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. John Burroughs is an ophthalmologist in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hospital and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. He received his medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Burroughs accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 18 doctors at Memorial Hospital and one of 18 at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Cosmetic surgery, Reconstruction, Cosmetic medicine, cosmetic and reconstructive oculo-facial plastic surgery

Education & Medical Training

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1996–1999

Malcolm Grow Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1993–1994

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1993

University of Texas at Austin
Other Training, 1985–1989

United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine
Fellowship, Aerospace Ophthalmology, 1994–1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 14 years in Ophthalmology

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Best Doctors, Best Doctors
2013

Meritorious Service Medal
2004

Top Knife Fighter Surgeon School, Kingsley ANG
1996

USAF Commendation Medal
1996

Awarded Southwest Asia Service Medal
1995

Man in the Arena Award
1995

Aerial Achievement Medal
1995

Awarded USAF Flight Surgeon Wings
1994

Awarded French Parachutist Brevet
1991

Awarded United States Army Airborne Jump Wings
1990

Awarded National Defense Service Medal
1990

Awarded US Army Physical Fitness Badge
1990

Awarded Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
1989

Outstanding College Students of America
1987

Magna Cum Laude Dean's Honor List
1986

Cum Laude Dean's Honor List
1985

Publications & Presentations

Autologous dermis graft at the time of evisceration or enucleation.
Vagefi, M. R., McMullan, T. F., Burroughs, J. R., Isaacs, D. K., Tsirbas, A., White, G. L., Anderson, R. L., McCann, J. D.

Management of intractable postoperative blepharoplasty bleeding after thrombolysis for a pulmonary embolism.
Burroughs, J.R.

Re: "Correction of anophthalmic enophthalmos with injectable calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse)".
Burroughs, J.R., Anderson, R.L., Vagefi, M.R., McCann, J.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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