Anthony Oliva, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2009)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Colorado Denver (2007)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA/BS, Adams State College (CO) (1999)
Internship:
  • Exempla St Joseph Hospital Program (2010)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Anesthesiology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Anesthesiology

Recognition & Awards

  • Unsung Hero Award, University of Colorado Anesthesiology Resident Training Program (2021)
    Awarded to a faculty member based on a vote by the residents
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, University of Colorado Anesthesiology Resident Training Program (2016)
    Awarded to a faculty member based on a vote by the residents
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, University of Colorado Anesthesiology Resident Training Program (2015)
    Awarded to a faculty member based on a vote by the residents
  • Clinical Educator of the Year, University of Colorado Anesthesiology Assistant Program (2015)
    Awarded to a faculty member based on a vote by the anesthesiology assistant students
  • Unsung Hero Award, University of Colorado Anesthesiology Resident Training Program (2015)
    Awarded to a faculty member based on a vote by the residents

Publications

  • Clavijo CF, Oliva AM, Dingmann C, Kaizer A, Christians U, Burger E, Patel V, Kleck CJ, Vogel SA, Scott BK, Janik DJ, Jameson LC, Ginde AA. Toxicology Screening Testing in Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery: A Prospective Observational Pilot Study. Ther Drug Monit. 2020 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33181620

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
  • American Society of Anesthesiology, Member
  • Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Member
  • American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring, Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Anesthesiology, Board Certification (2014)
  • Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Specialized Training (2015)
Clinical Interests
With my PhD in neuroscience, I gravitate clinically to procedures of the nervous system. I serve on the neuroanesthesiology team and the bulk of my clinical work is caring for patients undergoing spine and brain surgery.

Care Philosophy
Caring for patients during difficult times is a great honor for me. I take seriously my job of helping patients navigate their surgery safely.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2009)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Colorado Denver (2007)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA/BS, Adams State College (CO) (1999)
Internships:
  • Exempla St Joseph Hospital Program (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Anesthesiology (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Anesthesiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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