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Department of Surgery News Archive

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Winning the race against Wilson's disease11/10/2009Transplant Division News
Burn Center receives fifth consecutive ABA verification11/30/2011Burn Section News
Burn Center focuses on total care of patients2/26/2012Burn Section News
Wound/Ostomy care clinic opens8/27/2012Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Two CU plastic surgeons make "Top Docs" list for 20128/31/2012Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Mother receives kidney transplant from her son6/17/2013Transplant Division News
New program expands the reach of kidney transplantation6/18/2013Department of Surgery News
Golf tourney raises $25,000 for UCH Burn Fund6/28/2013Burn Section News
Donor Dash 2013 celebrates, educates7/21/2013Transplant Division News
Pediatric Surgery welcomes new nurse7/31/2013Pediatric Division News
A lifetime commitment to our patients8/5/2013Transplant Division News
SMASH-1 (Surgical Mountain Assault Series Hike #1)8/30/2013Department of Surgery News
Three Cardiothoracic Surgery Faculty earn spots on 5280 Magazine “Top Docs” list 20138/31/2013Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Adam Gorra joins Pediatric faculty10/1/2013Pediatric Division News
Patient goes a month without breathing, then trains for marathon10/11/2013Cardiothoracic Division News
Burn Center nurse wins national award10/31/2013Burn Section News
Dr. Robert Meguid and colleagues publish second edition of “The Johns Hopkins ABSITE Review Manual”11/1/2013Cardiothoracic Division News
Parents celebrate twins' lifesaving surgery11/12/2013Pediatric Division News
Dr. Igal Kam celebrates 25 years at helm of Transplant Surgery11/18/2013Transplant Division News
Tribute to Dr. Ben Eiseman11/25/2013Department of Surgery News
In memoriam: Robert B. Rutherford, MD11/30/2013Vascular Section News
Patient freed from choke hold of mysterious disease1/24/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. David Fullerton elected President of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons2/24/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Deleyiannis leads mission to aid Guatemalan children3/4/2014Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Television program celebrates organ donation, highlights needs3/26/2014Transplant Division News
Jean and Joe Barban donate endowed chair to Department of Surgery4/2/2014Department of Surgery News
CU Plastic Surgery clinic opens4/7/2014Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Building partnernships in Saudi Arabia5/30/2014Department of Surgery News
Research Symposium 20146/2/2014Department of Surgery News
Stranger donates kidney to save Loveland woman's life6/11/2014Transplant Division News
Daughter donates kidney to save her father6/15/2014Transplant Division News
John Mitchell elected VP of Western Thoracic Surgical Association6/25/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Burn Center sees increase in hash-oil-related burns6/30/2014Burn Section News
Dr. Peter Kennealey joins our faculty7/8/2014Transplant Division News
Kidney donation network helps patients move up transplant list7/17/2014Transplant Division News
Donor Dash 2014 breaks records7/20/2014Transplant Division News
Denver woman gives liver, saves mom, finds career7/22/2014Transplant Division News
Minimally invasive surgery offers advantages to patients7/27/2014Department of Surgery News
Dr. Natalia Glebova joins Vascular faculty7/31/2014Department of Surgery News
SMASH-2 (Surgical Mountain Assault Series Hike #2)8/9/2014Department of Surgery News
Dr. Nydam receives ASTS research grant8/15/2014Transplant Division News
Husband's donation saves Denver woman8/20/2014Transplant Division News
Cardiothoracic "Top Docs" 20148/31/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Arek Wiktor joins Burn faculty8/31/2014Burn Section News
Top Docs 20148/31/2014Department of Surgery News
Richard J. Shemin presents at 10th Annual Alan R. Hopeman Lectureship9/1/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Ryan Shelstad elected to TRSA Executive Committee9/1/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Franklin Wright joins faculty9/30/2014GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Dr. Ashley Vavra joins Vascular faculty9/30/2014Department of Surgery News
A caramel apple a day...10/14/2014GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Dr. Schulick speaks at 2014 Academic Surgical Congress10/31/2014GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Children's Hospital performs 400th heart transplant12/3/2014Cardiothoracic Division News
Local donor mom represents Colorado in Rose Parade1/2/2015Transplant Division News
Police officer survives shooting, supports cause1/9/2015Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
Brian B. Miller joins GITES staff1/15/2015Department of Surgery News
Tom Robinson, MD, named Chief of Surgery at Denver VA1/26/2015Department of Surgery News
Devyn Brinkerhoff makes courageous recovery after car crash2/5/2015Department of Surgery News
Healthy 35-year-old woman has heart attack, lifesaving transplant2/6/2015Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Bill Aragon gives gift to present, future generations3/10/2015Department of Surgery News
Patient gets new lungs, new liver3/16/2015Transplant Division News
Transplant program celebrates 2,000th liver transplant3/20/2015Transplant Division News
Shaun McCabe gets new lungs, new liver in historic operation3/31/2015Department of Surgery News
Dr. David Kuwayama serves in Congo3/31/2015Vascular Section News
Arizona woman saved by double-lung transplant3/31/2015Cardiothoracic Division News
CSI celebrates move to new facilities4/15/2015Department of Surgery News
Research Symposium 20155/18/2015Department of Surgery News
Dr. Tae Chong joins Plastic & Reconstructive faculty5/31/2015Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Photography exhibition showcases our surgeons6/10/2015Department of Surgery News
Celebrating our 2015 graduates6/30/2015Department of Surgery News
Dr. Mathes appointed PSF Visiting Professor6/30/2015Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Westminster teen makes liver donation to sister7/17/2015Transplant Division News
Cardiothoracic Surgery welcomes new residents for 20147/31/2015Cardiothoracic Division News
Top Docs 20158/31/2015Department of Surgery News
Department's quarterback connects with Denver Broncos8/31/2015Department of Surgery News
Dr. Lisa Ferrigno joins TACS faculty10/31/2015Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
New medical device gives heart a helping hand11/30/2015Cardiothoracic Division News
Healing hearts in Nepal1/7/2016Department of Surgery News
Dr. Catherine Garrison Velopulos joins GITES faculty1/31/2016GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Dr. Deleyiannis serves patients, shares knowledge in Latin America2/28/2016Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Dr. Fred Grover wins award from Society of Thoracic Surgeons3/2/2016Cardiothoracic Division News
UCH celebrates 500th heart transplant3/2/2016Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Gene Moore wins lifetime achievement award3/22/2016GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Twenty-one-year-old Coloradan donates kidney to stranger3/31/2016Transplant Division News
Claire Travis receives award from ACGME4/11/2016Department of Surgery News
Plastic Surgery Division starts new regional society (MWSPS)4/20/2016Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Kidney program passes 1k milestone4/29/2016Transplant Division News
Cancer survivor wears motorcycle jacket in donor's memory4/30/2016Transplant Division News
Kidney donor, recipient reunited after surgery4/30/2016Transplant Division News
Reconstructive-surgery patient featured in National Geographic5/23/2016Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
Research Symposium 20165/23/2016Department of Surgery News
Transplant recipient gets to see Broncos Super Bowl trophy5/31/2016Transplant Division News
College student donates part of liver to best friend6/30/2016Transplant Division News
Artist survives cancer, rediscovers his passion7/20/2016GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Study quantifies effects of multidisciplinary care8/5/2016Department of Surgery News
Top Docs 20168/23/2016Department of Surgery News
Dr. Elizabeth Kovacs joins TACS faculty8/31/2016Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
SMASH-4 (Surgical Mountain Assault Series Hike #4)9/7/2016Department of Surgery News
Hand surgery, then Mount Everest9/13/2016Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
CU Department of Surgery hosts 90th annual meeting of Halsted Society9/27/2016Department of Surgery News
Drs. Pomfret and Pomposelli join Transplant faculty10/18/2016Transplant Division News
Dr. Kovacs presents research at European conference10/31/2016GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Getting back on the horse: Trauma team treats cowboy10/31/2016Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
Kidney donation crosses Pacific Ocean11/30/2016Transplant Division News
Baby receives life and liver from mother11/30/2016Transplant Division News
Vaping and surgery: What are the risks?12/14/2016Plastic and Reconstructive Division News
ASSET program teaches rarely practiced skills12/20/2016Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
Love, loss, and a life saved1/10/2017Transplant Division News
Phone call to UCH Burn Unit saves skier's toes2/23/2017Burn Section News
Liver transplant from mother gives 3-year-old girl new lease on life5/2/2017Transplant Division News
Dr. Kovacs elected President-elect of Shock Society6/9/2017Department of Surgery News
College student donates kidney, changes two lives7/31/2017Transplant Division News
True Grit: Sara Millard's transplant story8/10/2017Transplant Division News
Preparing U.S. surgeons for humanitarian work abroad8/25/2017Vascular Section News
Top Docs 20179/13/2017Department of Surgery News
Flight-for-Life nurse receives new kidney9/30/2017Transplant Division News
Dr. Juan-Pablo Idrovo joins TACS faculty9/30/2017Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
Dr. Elisa Birnbaum joins GITES faculty9/30/2017GI, Tumor, and Endocrine Division News
Biomedical team works to develop living heart patch10/2/2017Cardiothoracic Division News
Saving the life of a fellow fan11/30/2017Transplant Division News
Santa Claus receives gift of liver transplant12/25/2017Transplant Division News
Former Navy SEAL saves mother of three1/16/2018Transplant Division News
Man receives new heart for Valentine's Day3/15/2018Cardiothoracic Division News
Department welcomes back Dr. Rob Meguid4/2/2018Department of Surgery News
Study examines weight-loss surgery in teens4/24/2018Pediatric Division News
CU Anschutz and GlaxoSmithKline join forces to advance immunotherapies for cancer4/30/2018Department of Surgery News
Research Symposium 20185/15/2018Department of Surgery News
Historic chain of kidney transplants performed at University of Colorado Hospital5/25/2018Transplant Division News
Liver transplant saves toddler6/5/2018Transplant Division News
Dr. Schulick to lead CU Cancer Center6/6/2018Department of Surgery News
SMASH-6 (Surgical Mountain Ascent Series Hike #6)7/20/2018Department of Surgery News
Friends united by kidney donation ride in Transplant Games7/30/2018Transplant Division News
The Art of Healing8/8/2018Department of Surgery News
Top Docs 20188/27/2018Department of Surgery News
Celebrating the career of Dr. Frederick Grover10/4/2018Department of Surgery News
UCH recognized as Level-I Trauma Center10/30/2018Trauma and Acute Care Surgery News
The power of a second opinion11/19/2018Department of Surgery News
Dr. Frederick Grover receives "Compleat Physician" award1/25/2019Department of Surgery News
Colorado Humanitarian Surgical Skills Workshop 20192/5/2019Department of Surgery News
A good heart in good hands: Dr. Aftab operates on young husband and father2/21/2019Cardiothoracic Division News
Dr. Schulick discusses pancreatic cancer on 9 News3/18/2019Department of Surgery News