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Kevin O. Lillehei, M.D.


Professor and Ogsbury-Kindt Chair
Director, Neuro-Oncology Program
University of Colorado Hospital

Contact Information

Address:  12631 E. 17th Ave., C307
               Aurora, CO   80045

Phone:     303-724-3389
E-mail:     kevin.lillehei@ucdenver.edu
To schedule an appointment:  Lucille Moreno-Peacock  303-724-2289


Clinical Interests:  Tumors including pituitary tumors, benign and malignant gliomas, spinal cord tumors, acoustic neuromas, complex skull base lesions and peripheral nerve injuries

 

Dr. Lillehei is Director of the Neurosurgery Neuro-Oncology laboratory with his research interests revolving around the treatment of malignant gliomas.  In particular, he is interested in studying the role of the immune system in intracranial tumor recognition and irradication, and is exploring the use of various tumor vaccines as adjuvant therapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas. 

5280 Magazine Top Doctor Award
Recognized as 5280 Top Doctor for 12th year

Undergraduate:  Cornell University

Medical School:  University of Minnesota

Residency:  University of Michigan

Board Certification:  American Board of Neurological Surgeons, 1989

Dr. Lillehei has 84 publications, please see Dr. Lillehei's attached Curriculum Vitae for a complete listing of publications.