Founded in 2013, Rocky Mountain Retina Associates is a locally owned and operated retina organization. Our team is dedicated to providing care, courtesy, and compassion to retina patients across the state of Colorado.
The founder of Rocky Mountain Retina Associates, Dr. Geeta Lalwani, is a medical and surgical vitreoretinal specialist who is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. To learn more, scroll down to read her biography below.
Dr Lalwani is thrilled to be in her home state of Colorado, providing retinal care along the front range in Boulder, Longmont and Fort Collins. Her family has deep roots in the area, and she enjoys being connected within the community.
After receiving her dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and Japanese from Smith College, Dr. Lalwani attended Hahnemann Medical School at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, where she graduated with AOA honors. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, OH, where she was elected chief resident by her peers, followed by a two-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. She was honored to subsequently join the Bascom Palmer faculty, focusing her clinical research on macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and surgical diseases of the retina for 4 years before deciding to return to Colorado.
Dr. Lalwani is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Vit-Buckle Society and the prestigious Retina Society. In 2021 Dr. Lalwani was awarded the designation of Fellow by the American Society of Retina Specialists, this new designation recognizes members who demonstrate "expertise in the management of vitreoretinal disorders, and the highest ethical and professional standards." She speaks Spanish fluently and sees patients at all of the Rocky Mountain Retina locations.
In her free time, Dr. Lalwani enjoys spending time with her husband and trying to keep up with her 3 daughters, as well as running, traveling, cooking and spending time outdoors.