Hand Microvascular Surgeon

Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado
Closing date
Dec 26, 2022

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Surgery, Surgery, Orthopedic
Full Time
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Denver Health Hand Microvascular Surgeon

The Department of Orthopedics at Denver Health is recruiting for a full-time Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgeon.  The Hand and Microvascular Service at Denver Health covers the entire spectrum of elective hand practice in addition to complex upper extremity trauma including microvascular flap coverage of the extremities and replantation. The practice population includes children and adults with a spectrum of conditions including tendinopathy, compressive neuropathy, congenital diagnoses, degenerative arthritis, sports-related injuries, bony and soft tissue tumors, brachial plexus injuries, and post-traumatic pathologies from the upper arm to the fingertips. The service staffs the regional 24/7 replantation call covering the greater Rocky Mountain region. The Hand and Microvascular service is academically productive in research and supports a microsurgical laboratory offering ongoing surgical specialty courses. The Denver Health Hand Team partners closely with the University of Colorado Hand Fellowship Program and is plays an integral role in the academic curriculum and residency/fellowship training.

Caring for one-third of Denver’s population annually, Denver Health is uniquely positioned as an integrated healthcare system nationally recognized for its passion and commitment to providing exceptional care to the communities we serve.  Denver Health is considered a national model of an integrated urban safety net health care system that includes a 525 bed acute care hospital, with new adult and pediatric emergency departments, the 911 paramedic system, ten community health centers, nineteen school-based clinics, the public health department, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a 100 bed non-medical detoxification center, a dedicated psychiatric emergency service, correctional care facilities, the Rocky Mountain Center for the Medical response to Terrorism, Mass Casualties and Epidemics, and an HMO.  The Denver Health Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center has been recognized as a preeminent Level I Trauma Center, with one of the best trauma survival rates in the country.  We are one of the state’s busiest hospitals with more than 26,000 admissions annually.  DHHA is also an affiliate hospital of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences.   With more than 7,000 employees, Denver Health is the fourth largest employer in Denver.

Benefits of practicing at Denver Health include:

  • Denver Health physicians have an academic appointment (commiserate with experience) with the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Housestaff and medical student teaching opportunities
  • Competitive salary/benefits
  • Conveniently located in Denver with access to a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty and 300+ days of sunshine per year

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:
Aaron Ortiz, Manager Provider Recruitment
Department of Physician Recruitment
Denver Health & Hospital
aaron.ortiz@dhha.org | 303-602-4992

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