input error

Your privacy settings do not allow this content to be viewed.

Michael E. Boender, OD

Photo of Michael E. Boender, OD

My specialty:
Optometry

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

Resources

Find out about

Where I practice

Skip map Map begins Using your location
This information is not available at this time.
This information is not available at this time.
Available services
  • Emergency service
  • Urgent care services
  • After-hours services
  • Pharmacy services
Unavailable services
  • No emergency services
  • No urgent care services
  • No after-hours services
  • No pharmacy services
This information is not available at this time.
Map ends

About me

After finishing Optometry school at the University of Houston, I practiced in Houston, TX, for six years. Having grown up in Iowa and then living in the south for 10 years, I decided to move to Colorado to participate in the many wonderful outdoor activities and lifestyle it has to offer. The timing was great and it's been one of the best decisions I've made. I joined Kaiser Permanente in February of 1992 and have been very pleased with my decision. The team approach to patient care provides an excellent level of care and I am proud to be a part of it.

About my practice

General Optometry is an excellent fit for me as I am able to work in all aspects of eye care. This great variety makes every day unique and interesting. I get to see patients from 5 to 105 years old and still fit contact lenses 10-20 % of the time, which is a part of patient care I especially enjoy. I strive to improve the vision of each and every patient I see.

How I thrive

My wife, our two teenage sons, and I enjoy an active lifestyle filled with sports, music, and many outdoor activities. Music is a big part of my life and I sing with a local semi-professional choir. Both of our sons participate in soccer year-round, so we spend much of our time cheering them on. Travel is also a big part of our lives.

Read Less

My office

Languages spoken by medical staff

Help is available in your language. Learn more.

Read Less

Medical groups and plans

Optometry Department name
8383 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226
List Header Plans Accepted
  • HMO
  • Medicare Senior Advantage

Contact information

  • Appointments
  • 303-338-4545

Read less

My training, certifications & licensing

Professional school

University of Houston-University Park
Houston , TX

Certification

This information is not available at this time.

Professional training

This information is not available at this time.

Joined Kaiser Permanente

1992

Provider ID

006776
Read Less

To find:

  • a Kaiser Permanente provider’s office hours, search our facility directory
  • network providers’ office hours, call their office directly
  • providers in your plan or accepting new patients, call 1-855-208-7221 (toll free) or 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired), weekdays, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Information in this online directory is updated periodically and applies to commercial plans underwritten by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado. The availability of physicians, hospitals, providers, and services may change. To verify whether a provider accepts Kaiser Permanente plans, contact the provider directly. Current provider information is available at kp.org/locations. This information is updated within 72 business hours of receipt from providers. Kaiser Permanente of Colorado attempts to ensure the online directory contains up-to-date information. However, providers are responsible for notifying kp.org of any changes to their information, and untimely communication may result in outdated provider information appearing on the website. The printed directory is current as of the date of publication. Kaiser Permanente is not responsible for use of outdated directories.

Kaiser Permanente uses the same quality, member experience, or cost-related measures to select practitioners and facilities in Marketplace Silver-tier plans as it does for all other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (KFHP) products and lines of business. The measures may include, but are not limited to, HEDIS/CAHPS performance, member/patient complaints, patient safety scores, hospital quality measures, and geographic need. Members enrolled in KFHP Marketplace plans have access to all professional, institutional and ancillary health care providers who participate in KFHP plans' contracted provider network, in accordance with the terms of the members' KFHP plan of coverage. All Kaiser Permanente Medical Group physicians and network physicians are subject to the same quality review processes and certifications.

Kaiser Permanente uses the same geographic distribution consideration to select hospitals in Marketplace plans as it does for all other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (KFHP) products and lines of business.

Information about a practitioner is provided to us by the practitioner or the practitioner's network, or is obtained as part of the credentialing process. An authorization or referral may be required to access some providers in this directory. If you have questions, contact Member Services.

To report any inaccuracies in the directory, contact Member Services. Members may also report inaccuracies at kp.org/memberservices.

Questions? Please call or visit your local Member Services department.

The TTY number is now 711 for all KPCO

You can also call the State of Colorado Board of Medical Examiners at (303) 894-7690.

Referrals to affiliated/contracted physicians/providers in Denver/Boulder

Affiliated/contracted physicians/providers are not part of the Colorado Permanente Medical Group (CPMG). They are physicians/providers who have a contract with the CPMG.

If your CPMG physician decides that you require covered services not available internally from CPMG, he or she will refer you to an affiliated/contracted physician/provider.

You must have a written referral to the affiliated/contracted physician/provider in order for Kaiser Permanente Colorado to cover the services. A referral is a written authorization from Kaiser Permanente for you to receive a covered service from an affiliated/contracted physician/provider.

This page was last updated on:

12/13/2018