About Us

CU-Doctors-19964The Center for Children’s Surgery (CCS) is a multi-disciplinary center within University of Colorado’s School of Medicine (SOM), operating in partnership with the Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO). The purpose of the Center is to represent and support faculty that specialize in providing surgical care to children. The CCS is committed to promoting the continued growth and development of CCS members towards fulfilling multiple missions of both the SOM and CHCO.

Visit the CHCO website to learn more about Children’s Surgery at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Comprised of over 100 pediatric faculty members across seven Departments and five Divisions in the School of Medicine, the CCS is lead by Duncan Wilcox, MBBS, MD, CCS Director and Surgeon-in Chief at Children’s Hospital Colorado. The faculty leadership team also includes Michael Handler, MD, FACS, FAAP, Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, as well as Cindy Barrett, MD, MPH, Medical Director for Surgical Quality and Safety.

The CCS has two main service groups available to support faculty members. These include the Research in Outcomes for Children’s Surgery team (ROCS) as well as our Medical Media team.

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