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Kevin O. Lillehei, M.D.

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


Contact Information


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



To schedule an appointment: 303-724-2305 

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.