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Nora Muakkassa, M.D.

Nora Muakkassa, M.D.

Denver Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Fellowship trained Retina Specialist
  • Cataract and Cataract Extraction


Bachelor of Science
Cornell University (2004-2007)

Doctorate of Medicine
New York University (2007-2011)

Medicine Internship
Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA (2011-2012)

Ophthalmology Residency
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (2012-2015)

Medical Retina Fellowship
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (2015-2016)


Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine (2016-2018)



Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology


Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Retinal Specialists
Inaugural Member, International Society for the Advancement of Medical Retina


Dr. Nora Muakkassa is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical treatment of retinal disorders, intravitreal injections and retinal laser procedures. She also practices comprehensive ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery. She is the author of several articles on retinal disorders and has presented her findings at national conferences. After her training at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, she stayed on as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology for two years before moving to Colorado.


Dr. Muakkassa enjoys spending her time hiking in the beautiful Colorado mountains, going to concerts and spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys being able to help her patients with their vision and appreciates the relationships she forms with them and their families.

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