Christopher Ruzas, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Critical Care Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2005)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (2010)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2012)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2017)
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program, Pediatric Neurocritical Care (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Critical Care Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Publications

  • Venkatasubramanian C, Lopez GA, O'Phelan KH. Emergency Neurological Life Support: Fourth Edition, Updates in the Approach to Early Management of a Neurological Emergency. Neurocrit Care. 2020 Apr;32(2):636-640. PubMed PMID: 31549348
  • Neumann N, Fredericks R, Reiter P, Pihl S, Stenson E, Ruzas C, and Wang G. Persistent Hyperinsulinemia Following HIE: Does ECMO Alter Insulin Pharmacokinetics? Presented at: North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, September, 2020.
  • Kilgallon K, Kim J, Press C, and Ruzas C. Cranial Ultrasound in Pediatric ECMO- Yield of Clinically Significant Findings. Presented at 31st Annual Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Meeting, September 2020.

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2012, 2012)
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2018, 2018)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Critical Care
Clinical Interests
Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Neurocritical Care

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2005)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (2012)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2017)
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program, Pediatric Neurocritical Care (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Critical Care Medicine
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