2019-2020 Grand Rounds Schedule

December 16, 2019


From Concept to Treatment of Choice: Lessons from a Journey​

Gregory Stiegmann, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital




December 23, 2019

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds




December 30, 2019

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds

September 2, 2019

Labor Day - No Grand Rounds




September 9, 2019


Hepatic Response in Acute Remote Injury

Juan Idrovo, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


What Matters to Patients? Integrating the Patient Experience in Breast Surgical Oncology Care​

Sarah Tevis, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital




September 16, 2019
John H. and Cynthia H. Schultz 12th Annual Lectureship in Surgery


Ethical Duties & Qualifications of a Surgeon​

Alberto R. Ferreres, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of General Surgery
University of Buenos Aires




September 23, 2019


Lung Cancer and the Concept of Oligometastatic Disease

John Mitchell, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


Towards the Real Precision Medicine: Machine Learning Analytics for Trauma​

Mitchell Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center




September 30, 2019


Branched & Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair: A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Aortic Disease

Rafael Malgor, M.D.
Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


Using Technology Outside the OR to Help Surgeons​

Kyle Rove, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Urology
Children's Hospital Colorado




October 7, 2019
15th Annual Alan R. Hopeman Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery


Specialization in Coronary Revascularization

Jennifer S. Lawton, M.D.
Richard Bennett Darnall Professor of Surgery​ & Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine​


Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Debate: Total Arterial Grafting for CABG is Over-Rated

Pro: Andy Mesher, M.D. - Chief Resident Thoracic Surgery
Con: Chris Holley, M.D. - Chief Resident Thoracic Surgery​




October 14, 2019


Cutaneous Fibrosis and Keloids

Tae Chong, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


Thinking Like a Surgeon: Is There a Role for Intuition in Surgical Decision-Making?​

John Bealer, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado



October 21, 2019
COMBAT Center Visiting Professor


Ever Adapting the Warfighter: Future Battlefield Implications for Combat Casualty Care

Col. Michael Davis, M.D.
Director, Combat Casualty Care Research Program


October 28, 2019

American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting - No Grand Rounds




November 4, 2019
Surgical Oncology Visiting Professor


What Can We Do for Patients with Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma?​

Sohei Satoi, M.D.
Professor, Pancreatobiliary Surgery
Kansai Medical University




November 11, 2019


Percutaneous Transhepatic Endoscopic Treatment of Biliary Stones & Strictures

Thomas Pshak, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


General Surgery-Are We Giving Up the Farm to the Specialists?​

Chris Cribari, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, & Endocrine Surgery
Medical Center of the Rockies




November 18, 2019
John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship in Surgery


Surgical Management of Debilitating Pancreatitis in Children: What Have We Learned?​

Jaimie D. Nathan, M.D.
Surgical Director, Pancreas Care Center
Surgical Director, Kidney and Intenstinal Transplant Programs
Associate Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati




November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving Week - No Grand Rounds




December 2, 2019


Regionalization vs Centralization of Care in Pediatric Surgery

Stig Somme, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado


Geometry of Wound Epitheliazation​

Michael Gordon, M.D.
Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital




December 9, 2019


Professional Excellence​

Jeffrey Druck, M.D.
Director, Office of Professional Excellence
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Abigail Lara, M.D.
Director, Office of Professional Excellence
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus​