Chest Wall Disease Management Clinic

 Our dedicated resources optimize diagnosis and treatment while providing patients and their families with a seamless experience.

Our Mission

The University of Colorado Chest Wall Disease Management Clinic on the Anschutz Medical Campus has a team composed of board certified experts experienced in management of a wide variety of chest wall disorders in both children and adults, often using minimally invasive techniques.

Disorders Treated

Our specialists treat a wide range of chest wall disorders in patients of all ages. These disorders include congenital chest wall disorders such as: pectus excavatum (minimally invasive Nuss bar procedure), pectus carinatumpectus arcuatum‚Äč, Poland syndrome, and cleft sternum; acquired chest wall disease such as chest wall tumors, recurrent pectus excavatum, chest wall infections, and chest wall trauma, as well as neurogenic and vascular thoracic outlet syndrome.

Our Approach

We provide multidisciplinary care and evaluation for patients, with streamlined evaluation that includes:

  • Surgery consultation
  • Medical and radiation oncology consultation
  • Physical therapy/rehabilitation consultation
  • Occupational therapy consult - Orthotics (brace fitting)
  • Radiology
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Echocardiography

We provide common intake for patients, with appropriate triaging to our specialists. This facilitates easy access for referring providers and patients. We also provide online resources for patients and providers.