University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center

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University of Colorado Medical Center
The Anschultz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, Colorado 80045
Phone: 720.848.0000720.848.0000
Fax: 303.724.1521
Email Address: mitzi.schindler@uchsc.edu

The University of Colorado Medical Center and the University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center (UCDHSC) are one in the same. University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center has several campuses including the Anschultz Medical Campus and the Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard campus. Both campuses are east of downtown and west-southwest of the airport, with the main campus being the Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard campus. UCDHSC is made up of a complex system of schools, hospitals, centers, and institutes. UCDHSC houses a dental medicine school, a graduate school, a nursing school, a pharmacy school, and The School of Medicine.

The School of Medicine at UCDHSC employs a staff that serves at Rocky Mountain institutions such as Denver Health, the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Jewish Medical and Research Center , The Children’s Hospital, and University of Colorado Hospital, and more than 250 of the faculty physicians here are ranked as the Best Doctors in America .

The School of Medicine faculty members are experts in adult and children’s diabetes, obesity, alcoholism, all types of cancer including breast cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, and skin cancer as well as, heart disease, emphysema, and organ transplants, to name a few. The School of Medicine houses 25 departments ranging from Anesthesiology to Radiation Oncology and beyond.

Each year, The School of Medicine graduates 150 MD medical students, 200 MD residents and fellows, 36 PhD degrees in science, 40 physical therapists, and 40 physician assistants.

The University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center is affiliated with numerous centers and institutes such as The University of Colorado Cardiovascular Institute, the Colorado Prevention Center , the Solid Organ Transplants Center , the Neurotransplantation Center for Parkinson’s Disease, the Rocky Mountain Prevention Center , and it is an affiliate of the University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC).

University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC) is ranked 35 th in the nation for excellent cancer care by U.S. News & World Report and it is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC). The University of Colorado Cancer Center is the Rocky Mountain Region’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Additionally, several University of Colorado Cancer Center physicians have been ranked in 5280 Magazine’s “2006 Top Doctors.”

The UCCC’s five-year survival rates are higher than the state of Colorado average, and the UCCC early detection, screening, and prevention program is one of the largest in the U.S.