Dr. S. Lance Forstot is a board-certified ophthalmologist and founding partner of Colorado Eye Consultants.
Dr. Forstot graduated from Princeton University, with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After interning at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Dr Forstot spent two years serving in the U. S. Public Health Service and as a medical officer with the U. S. Coast Guard. He completed his residency in ophthalmology and Heed Ophthalmic Fellowship in corneal and external diseases at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Forstot has been recognized as one of the “Nation’s Top Doctors” of ophthalmology since 1981 and by the renowned Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors” since 2000.
He is a recipient of an Honor Award and Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has served on numerous panels and boards throughout his career, including his role as President of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists. Dr. Forstot is a Medical Director of Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank and has served in that role for more that 30 years.
Dr. Forstot has served as a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and he has twice been named Faculty Teacher of the Year. He is a frequent lecturer and author of numerous articles, abstracts and book chapters. To view Dr. Forstot’s complete CV, click here.