For appointments, please contact:

Denver Eyelid Specialist
1800 Emerson Street
Denver, CO 80218

Chris Thiagarajah is an oculoplastic surgeon and neuro-ophthalmologist who practices in Denver, 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. He is the current president of the Colorado Society of Eye Physicians.

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 from the Ophthalmology Residents before returning to Denver in 2016.

Dr Thiagarajah performs a full spectrum of oculofacial plastic surgeries including facelift, blepharoplasty, neck liposuction. His specialty is cosmetic blepharoplasty. He also is facile in treating complications from eyelid and facial surgery because of his unique combination of training. He also treats 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 2019 and been in U.S News and World Reports as a Best Surgeon.

This provider is credentialed to practice medicine at one or more UCHealth facilities but is not employed by any UCHealth facility. Contact information on this page may be for a non-UCHealth facility.


Monday: All day
Tuesday: All day
Wednesday: All day
Thursday: All day
Friday: All day
Saturday: All day
Sunday: All day

Qualifications and experience

Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery