From its beginning, Psalm 91 advises people to put their trust in God as a “refuge and a fortress.” These are far more than words for Robert and his wife of 24 years, Chalice.
“The psalm speaks to how God puts you in a secret dwelling place and protects you from all hurt, harm and danger,” Robert said. “That’s the gist of the scripture. We live by that foundation.”
In late March, Robert and Chalice found they needed that foundation more than ever, as the novel coronavirus threatened to sweep the ground from under them. With blurring speed, the virus attacked, bringing Robert to the brink of death. That he survived is a tribute to the medical providers who cared for him and to his own determination, the strength of his family and the faith that sustains them.
For the ninth year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranks UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), located on the Anschutz Medical Campus, No. 1 on its list of the state’s best hospitals. UCH is also ranked among the nation’s best in nine specialties including No. 2 in pulmonology & lung surgery.
As a young kid, Jennifer Falomir-Lopez just wanted to look “normal” like all the other kids. She knew she was different but couldn’t explain to her friends why she looked different. Jennifer was born with a cleft lip and cleft alveolus. Read how reconstructive surgery changed her life.
The UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Vascular Surgery Clinic has been named a TCAR Center of Excellence by Silk Road Medical, for the high quality of its care team and patient outcomes for transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) to treat carotid artery stenosis
Pamela Jacobsen had undergone 103 surgeries. Many of them involved bowel-cancer treatments – and, later, fixes for damage done by those treatments. Other procedures targeted blood clots that increasingly formed in her veins. One surgery, though, was a particular drag on her life. Read how Dr. Ty Higuchi was able to perform a life-changing surgery giving Pamela a new lease on life.
As the end of Men’s Health Month approaches, it is important to acknowledge that men often do not visit the doctor unless there is a serious issue or concern. In addition to exercising and a healthy diet, men need to make sure they are up to date on important health screenings to focus on preventative care and health maintenance.
U.S. News and World Report released its 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings this week, placing three pediatric surgical specialties at Children’s Hospital Colorado provided by University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Surgery faculty in the top 10, including No. 1 for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery.
June 8, 2020 marked the graduation for general surgery residents within the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Due to the corona virus pandemic, residents, family, friends, faculty and staff gathered together virtually to celebrate the completion of their programs and present awards.