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Eyecare Center

Dr. James Russell Burcham M. D.

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Doctors at Burcham Eyecare Center

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Dr. J. Russell Burcham M.D.

Medical and Surgical Treatment Specialist

A board certified ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, Dr. Burcham graduated from the University of Missouri Medical School with clinical and academic honors in 1975. He conducted his internship in Family Practice at the University of Alabama and his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado. He has continued his education through many post graduate courses.
Dr. Burcham specializes in medical and surgical treatment of the eye and has been practicing in the He is a member of the American Medical Association, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Society of Eye Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Burcham believes in giving back to the local and world communities. He donates his time once a month to see indigent patients at the DenverStout Street Clinic. Each year, he helps organize medical mission trips to Panama and other countries in Central America. Accompanied by his wife Vickie, other volunteer medical staff, and lay volunteers from his church, Dr. Burcham performs over 70 cataract surgeries on each trip. The patients walk for miles to receive this free care which would otherwise be unavailable to them. Many are blind and are given the blessed gift of sight.
Dr. Burcham enjoys Colorado's abundance of outdoor activities by spending time with his family. He and his wife are active members of their church.


Dr. JoAnne Takara

Dr. JoAnne Takara completed her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She later graduated from Indiana University with a Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University in 1995.
Dr. Takara completed an extended educational residency at the Tucson VA Medical Center. After, she worked as a clinical sub-investigator and study coordinator for Ciba SEE-3 extended wear contact lens study.
Dr. Takara has since been practicing optometry in the Denver area for over fifteen years, her specialties include specialty contact fittings and ocular disease management.

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