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Robert E. Breeze, M.D.


 

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

Contact Information

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

Phone:   303-724-2291
E-mail:   robert.breeze@ucdenver.edu

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

Valedictorian
Lynwood High School
1973

Phi Beta Kappa
1976

Bachelor of Science Degree
Awarded Magna Cum Laude
1977

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Awarded Magna Cum Laude
1977

Shulman Award
(Pediatric Section of the AANS Annual Resident Award)
1986

Alpha Omega Alpha
1987

Excellence in Teaching Award
Second Year Medical School Class
1997

Excellence in Teaching Award
Second Year Medical School Class
2001 

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