Carl K Wetzig, MD, was born on Staten Island, New York, and was raised in Colorado Springs. He attended Cheyenne Mountain High School, going on to the University of Colorado at Boulder. Medical school was at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, followed by a 2 year internship in medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Hospital.
Growing up in a family of ophthalmologist that included his father Paul, and his brother, Richard, Dr. Wetzig’s foundation in the profession started early. Residency was at the University of California San Francisco, followed by a fellowship in cornea and external diseases at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Dr. Wetzig has developed a solid reputation as a diagnostician throughout his career. His understated manner has established a tremendous following of patients throughout Soother Colorado. Remaining readily available to existing patients and those new patients who are interested in his professional opinion. He is married to Carol, and has three children, Chris, Casey, and Cayley.
“Ophthalmology is a great profession. My career in Ophthalmology started with the distinct privilege of carrying on a family legacy of eye care based on integrity and competence. I have strived to do justice this honor, which I believe has resulted in acquiring skills in communication and patience in dealing with individuals having routine and complicated issues. I plan to continue to be readily available to those patients desiring a competent unhurried consultation regarding their eye health concern routine or complicated.