Neiel Baronberg, M.D. is Board Certified Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado – School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the SUNY-Downstate Medical School in New York and was elected to AOA – the National Honor Medical Society. Following this he completed his residency at the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in New York City.
After this formal training he received an International Eye Foundation Fellowship to teach in Karachi, Pakistan and afterwards at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. Upon returning to the United States, he and his wife, Joan, moved to Denver where he established a private solo practice in Lakewood. He is past chairman of the Ophthalmology department of St. Anthony Hospital and Porter Hospital.
We are pleased that Dr. Baronberg has recently joined our team at the Eye Center where he is available for adult consultation and general eye care including contact lens evaluation. Patients are listened to in a relaxed and attentive manner and then carefully examined at a comfortable pace.
Dr. Baronberg volunteers regularly at the Eye Clinic of Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and also travels yearly in coordination with Boulder Community Hospital to Mante, Mexico where he performs cataract surgery for the local indigenous farming population which has no other resources for this care.
Dr. Baronberg also supports the Bluff Lake Nature Center and Surgical Eye Expeditions International. His other activities include book club participation, biking, skiing, racquet sports, and travel. he recently traveled to Burma, Ukraine, and Israel. Neiel and his wife, Joan are the parents of two grown children, Jeremiah and Sabrina now living in New York City.