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Chris Thiagarajah, MD

Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon and

Chris Thiagarajah is an oculoplastic surgeon and neuro-ophthalmologist who practices in Denver and Southern, Colorado. He is board-certified and a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Surgeons and Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Thiagarajah grew up in New Jersey and went to New York University for undergraduate. He then attended medical school and residency at Howard University in Washington D.C. He then completed a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati and an ASOPRS approved oculoplastics fellowship in Denver at Park Avenue Oculoplastics with Dr. Jerry Popham and Dr. Robert Kersten. He then practiced in Washington DC at Georgetown University where he was awarded a best teacher award of the Ophthalmology Residents before returning to Denver.

Dr. Thiagarajah performs a full spectrum of oculofacial plastic surgeries including facelift, blepharoplasty, neck liposuction. His specialty is treating complications from eyelid and facial surgery because of his unique combination of training along with functional problems of the eyelid, tear duct and eye socket. He has authored several chapters in the American Academy of Ophthalmology textbook of surgery. He has been awarded a Patients Choice Award from 2010 to 2015 and been in U.S News and World Reports as a Best Surgeon.

Memberships and Certifications:

  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association