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Monday: 8am – 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am – 4:30pm
Thursday: 8am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8am – 4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Your team
Christopher Raeburn, MD
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Mitchell Cohen, MD
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Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Elisa Birnbaum, MD
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Maria Albuja-Cruz, MD
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Shelley Brake Trinh, PA-C
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In metro Denver, UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital’s multispecialty surgery practice includes bariatric (weight loss), general, colorectal, endocrine, trauma and plastic/reconstructive subspecialties.

Our board-certified surgeons and advanced technologies help deliver the best possible surgical care in the Rocky Mountain region.

Our surgical specialties

Our multispecialty surgery practice encompasses these surgical subspecialties:


Our comprehensive bariatrics program provides a full range of minimally invasive surgical weight loss options for patients with a goal of improving overall health and lifestyle. The procedures we offer include gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding. Our Center is designated as an MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications and recognized by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

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Our physicians, board-certified in general and colorectal surgery, work together and across medical specialties to provide a collaborative approach to care. Procedures we perform include colectomy, bowel resection, ostomy creation and reversal, and an array of surgical approaches to treat tumors, IBD, ulcerative colitis, polyps, fistulas, and other colorectal conditions.

Call 303.724.2728 for scheduling.


Our endocrine surgeons provide expert care for thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer, goiter, thyrotoxicosis, hyperparathyroidism, adrenal neoplasms, pancreas neuroendocrine tumors, gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors, and multiple endocrine neoplasia. Our multidisciplinary approach to care means that we leverage the expertise of endocrinology, oncology, radiology, and nuclear medicine specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans.

Call 303.724.2728 for scheduling.

Plastic and reconstructive

Our providers deliver outstanding patient-centered care across a full spectrum of services. Among our areas of expertise are breast reconstruction, complex reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, and hand surgery. We embrace a multidisciplinary approach to care so that you have the best opportunity for a successful outcome.

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Our trauma surgeons provide modern, comprehensive care for patients who have been injured in an accident or have critical emergency surgical conditions. Our physicians are board-certified in surgery and critical care and our physician assistants specialize in surgery. Our mission is to provide optimal care for our patients, with a focus on their return to productivity.

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