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Todd C. Hankinson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

13123 E. 16th Ave.
Aurora, CO   80045


To schedule an appointment:  720-777-6100 (option 1)

Interests: Surgical management of central nervous system tumors and cervical spine disorders in children.

 A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dr. Hankinson completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Spanish at Middlebury College in Vermont. He then spent a year working in the oncology department at New York University, conducting clinical trials in malignant melanoma.  Dr. Hankinson completed both medical school and neurosurgery residency training at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University.  He then proceeded to complete subspecialty training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama.   During medical school, Dr. Hankinson also completed a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Oxford.

Dr. Hankinson’s clinical interests include the surgical management of central nervous system tumors and cervical spine disorders in children.   He collaborates with colleagues in Radiation Oncology to perform radiosurgical treatment of central nervous system tumors using the frameless Novalis BrainLab system.  Dr. Hankinson’s clinical practice includes the entire spectrum of pediatric neurosurgical disease.

Dr. Hankinson has two primary research interests.  The first is in clinical pediatric neuro-oncology.   His second interest is in clinical and systems outcome research.  In that capacity, he served as a socio-economic fellow of the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies and completed research examining the effects of socioeconomic factors on the practice patterns of neurosurgeons. 



Undergraduate:  Middlebury College

Graduate School:   University of Oxford, Oxford UK, Masters of Business Administration

Medical School:  Columbia University

Residency:   Columbia University

Fellowship:  University of Alabama, Birmingham
                    Pediatric Neurosurgery

CSNS Socioeconomic Fellowship     2008-2009
CSNS Resident Award, Congress of Neurological Surgeons  2007
Hichens Scholarship, Magdalen College, Oxford    2001-2002
NIH Summer Research Fellowship     1999
Sigma Delta Pi, Spanish National Honor Society    1997

Dr. Hankinson has 27 publications, please see Dr. Hankinson's attached Curriculum Vitae for a complete listing of publications.