J Timothy Ammons, MD treats Colorado Ophthalmology Associates patients at our Denver & Lakewood offices. Dr. Ammons has been performing cataract refractive eye surgery since 1992 and laser refractive eye surgery since 1996, when the first FDA-approved excimer laser arrived in Denver. He is dedicated to personally caring for patients throughout the preoperative, surgical, and postoperative experience, believing that personalized care leads to optimal outcomes. Dr. Ammons also has an active cataract, glaucoma, and general ophthalmology practice.
Dr. Ammons grew up in Denver's Parkhill neighborhood. He attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude in 1979. After college, he married and took his wife, Mary, also from Denver, to England. As a Marshall scholar, he earned his Master's degree at Oxford University. He and Mary returned to Denver, where Dr. Ammons attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine and continued with his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Ammons joined Colorado Ophthalmology Associates in 1993. He is a board-certified member and past president of the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Appointed by the Governor, he served four years as a member of the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners, chairing panel A, before returning to dedicate himself full time to his ophthalmology practice. More recently, he has partnered with the Centura Global Health Initiatives to provide cataract surgery to needy patients in the Amazon Basin in Peru.
The Ammons' are busy at home raising five children. Dr. Ammons enjoys trying to keep up with them while skiing, mountain biking, climbing, and whitewater kayaking. …