Dr. Ron Pelton

Facial Plastic Surgery
Colorado Springs, CO
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Colorado Springs, CO

Address

455 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste 309, Colorado Springs, CO
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Bio

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Specialties
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Facial Plastic Surgery

Ophthalmology

Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

242 Answers
174 Agrees
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Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
General : General medical conditions such as hyperthyroidism can cause similar symptoms. Consult you primary care doctor and tell him your symptoms. There may ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
As : As a rule, i ask patients to wait at least two weeks to let the swelling and bruising go down so we can get an accurate assessment. If you try to eva ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
When : When we are discussing vision, we are referring to either 1) visual acuity - how clearly you can see the words on the page. 2) color vision - the abi ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 27, 2012
Outstanding physician and individual!
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Dec 16, 2012
I came to Dr Pelton on the recommendation of Dr Puckett. I was treated very well from the very first minute I walked in. Everyone was very positive and friendly. I really appreciated the way all th...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
Not only would I recommend Dr. Pelton but I already have more than three times. His Office staff have answered all my questions with care to insurance and procedures and time lines to perfection. Dr. ...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University
Graduated 1991MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Graz
Graduated 1985MD

Medical/Graduate school

Hendrix College
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

Baylor Health Care System

Residency

Baylor Health Care System

Awards

Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
AAO Leadership Development Program (LDP) XI,, American Academy of Ophthalmology
ASOPRS Fellowship in Oculoplastics, University of Utah

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American College of Surgeons
Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
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