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Nineteen Department of Surgery faculty listed as "Top Doctors"

The latest "Top Doctors" listing in Denver's 5280 Magazine includes 19 surgeons on our faculty.

Does multidisciplinary care make a difference?

A new study puts a magnifying glass to our approach to cancer care at University of Colorado Hospital.

Passion and purpose

To beat cancer, Arturo Garcia needed more than a lifesaving surgery—he needed to rediscover his passion.

The gift of life:
Four inspiring stories

Our surgeons work every day to save lives, but they can't do it alone. Sometimes, saving a life requires an extraordinary act by a seemingly ordinary person.

Reconstructive-surgery patient featured in National Geographic

An encounter with a grizzly bear left Nic Patrick with only half a face. Our plastic surgeons worked to restore his appearance.

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Department of Surgery

Richard Schulick, MD

Welcome to the Department of Surgery website. This site offers information about our clinical programs, research interests, and our resident and medical education.

Use the menus to explore our department and learn about our world-renowned surgeons, clinical programs, cutting-edge research, and our care-based education program.

We will take expert and compassionate care of you or your loved ones. We look forward to helping you.

Thank you,

Richard D. Schulick, MD, MBA, FACS
The Aragón/Gonzalez-Gíustí Chair
Professor & Chair of Surgery
Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery