Dr. Steven Roberts DVM, DACVO

Ophthalmologist / Owner

Dr. Roberts has been involved exclusively in veterinary ophthalmology since 1981 and was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984, after finishing a residency at Colorado State University.  Following the residency, Dr. Roberts was an assistant professor of ophthalmology at North Carolina State University from 1984-1987 and then returned to Colorado State University.  At CSU, he was an assistant professor from 1987-1992 and then was promoted to associate professor from 1992-1997.  Following six years as an associate professor, Dr. Roberts established Animal Eye Center in January of 1998.

Dr. Kent Burgesser, PhD, MS, DVM, DACVO


Dr. Burgesser earned his undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Colorado State University. He then completed his PhD in Immunology from the University of Denver. Dr. Burgesser returned to Colorado State University where he graduated magna cum laude with his DVM. He went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery from Kansas State University. Dr. Burgesser then completed both a residency in veterinary ophthalmology and received his Masters in Clinical Sciences from Colorado State University. He remained in academics for the next two years, serving as a clinical instructor in veterinary ophthalmology at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Dr. Burgesser became a board certified ophthalmologist in 2000, and practiced ophthalmology in New York from 2000-2017 before joining the Animal Eye Center team in September 2018.

Dr. Radka Andrysikova, MVDr., PhD

Dr. Andrysikova graduated from the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno in the Czech Republic and earned both MVDr. (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) and PhD in Veterinary Surgery, Orthopedics, and Diagnostic Imaging. After relocating to the United States, she fulfilled the AVMA-accredited certification program for foreign veterinary graduates (ECFVG) to become a licensed veterinarian in USA and went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and emergency care from the Hollywood Animal Hospital, PA, FL and subsequently a specialty internship in ophthalmology with Dr. Steven Roberts, DVM, MS, DACVO here at the Animal Eye Center. Dr. Andrysikova then completed an ECVO-approved residency in veterinary ophthalmology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. After she had finished her training, Dr. Andrysikova returned to Colorado and happily rejoined the Animal Eye Center in November 2017. Dr. Andrysikova is pursuing her board certification at this time.