Nancy J. Christmas, MD



  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA - Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

Medical School

  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT - Doctor of Medicine


  • Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - Internal Medicine

Ophthalmology Residency

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/University of Miami, Miami, FL

Vitreoretinal Fellowship

  • University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
  • AOS-Knapp Fund Fellowship
  • Heed Foundation Fellow

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology 2000

Past Positions

  • Vitreoretinal specialist/surgeon, The Retina Group of Washington, Washington DC, 2001-2006

Professional Societies

  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Women in Ophthalmology, Board of Directors, 2011-Present
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Denver Medical Society
  • Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Christmas was in private practice in the Washington DC, area for almost five years before relocating to Denver in 2006. She has authored articles about retinal disease and treatment and is a scientific reviewer for several major ophthalmology journals.
When not working, she spends time with her family and likes to hike and travel.