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Robert E. Breeze, M.D.

Professor & Vice-Chair Residency Program Director Director, Inpatient Services University of Colorado Hospital Contact Information

12631 E. 17th Ave., C307
Academic Office 1, Room 5001
Aurora, CO   80045


Clinical Interests:  Neurovascular Surgery, Surgery for Movement Disorders, Skull Base Surgery, Carotid Surgery, Functional Neurosurgery, Neuro-transplantation and Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr. Breeze is the Vice–Chair for the Department of Neurosurgery and the Program Director for CU  Neurosurgery’s Residency Program.  His primary clinical interests are neurovascular surgery and skull-base surgery. He oversees the largest referral center for complex neurovascular surgery in the Rocky Mountain region.  Dr. Breeze also has a long-standing interest in stereotaxy and neurotransplantation.  He was part of the team that performed the first American fetal cell transplant for Parkinson's Disease and was the Co-Principal Investigator on the first NIH-sponsored trial of fetal cell implantation for Parkinson's Disease.  Dr. Breeze oversees the stereotactic radiosurgery program and is Director of Inpatient Services at University of Colorado Hospital.




Undergraduate:  University of California, Irvine

Medical School:  University of California, San Diego

Residency:  University of Southern California

Board Certification:  American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1991

Lynwood High School

Phi Beta Kappa

Bachelor of Science Degree
Awarded Magna Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Awarded Magna Cum Laude

Shulman Award
(Pediatric Section of the AANS Annual Resident Award)

Alpha Omega Alpha

Excellence in Teaching Award
Second Year Medical School Class

Excellence in Teaching Award
Second Year Medical School Class

Dr. Breeze has 44 publications, please see Dr. Breeze's attached Curriculum Vitae for a complete listing.