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Plastic Surgery Residency

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Welcome to the University of Colorado Plastic Surgery Residency.  We have two paths available for residency training.  The Independent track is a 3 year program available to residents who have completed five years of general surgery training.  The Integrated track a 6 year program (combined with general surgery) available to medical school graduates.  For more information please use the tabs above.  

We provide training in general plastic surgery and the various subspecialties including:

  • ​General reconstructive surgery
  • Flaps
  • Wound healing
  • Burn surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Head & Neck reconstruction
  • Lower extremity reconstruction
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Pediatric plastic surgery
  • Microsurgery

Training will occur at University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado​, Denver Health Medical Center​, and Denver Veteran's Administration.  Each participating institution is unique and essential in providing the necessary volume and variety of cases for optimal training.  All of the participating institutions are within a 10 mile radius of the sponsoring institution.