Michael S. Solomon, D.O. is a Board Certified, Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Refractive Eye Surgeon. He performs cataract, LASIK, pterygium, and glaucoma surgery. He has a passion for cataract procedures which may be able to reduce dependency on glasses after surgery. He medically treats glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disorders. Dr. Solomon looks forward to establishing compassionate medical and surgical eye care for the Kit Carson County community!
As a Denver Native, and “Rose Baby”, Dr. Solomon established deep roots in Colorado. Growing up in both Denver and Aurora, Dr. Solomon graduated from Smoky Hill High School in the Cherry Creek School District. He was active in High School, and even served as the Senior Class President (Class of ’81). Dr. Solomon graduated from The Colorado College in Colorado Springs, with a degree in Biology. At CC, he was active in his Fraternity, and served as Rush Chairman (Class of ’85). He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri (Class of ’89). He spent several months of his Clinical Externships back home in Colorado. One of his highlights was his Emergency Department rotation at St. Anthony Central (Sloan’s Lake), and being able to ride “Flight for Life” helicopters while on lifesaving, critical care missions.
Dr. Solomon completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at Beaumont Hospital (Botsford General Hospital – Detroit Consortium)/Michigan State University (’89 – ’93). His Refractive Surgery Fellowship was completed under the guidance of Michigan State University in 1994, right here in Colorado. Dr. Solomon enjoys his free time with friends and family, alpine skiing at “the Beav”, fly fishing on the Eagle, and relishing in the outdoor recreation that abounds in our wonderful Rocky Mountain region. Elway, Dr. Solomon’s Labrador Retriever, cherishes quality time with his human anytime, anywhere!
Board Certified, Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Refractive Eye Surgeon