Arek Wiktor, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2007)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA/BS, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2001)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Michigan Program, Surgical Critical Care (2014)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Associate Medical Director Burn Surgery

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2014)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Carmichael H, Dyamenahalli K, Duffy PS, Lambert Wagner A, Wiktor AJ. Triage and Transfer to a Regional Burn Center-Impact of a Mobile Phone App. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Sep 23;41(5):971-975. PubMed PMID: 32588890
  • Jeschke MG, Phelan HA, Wolf S, Romanowski K, Rehou S, Saetamal A, Weber J, Schulz J, New C, Wiktor A, Foster C, Deeter L, Tuohy K. State of the Science Burn Research: Burns in the Elderly. J Burn Care Res. 2020 Jan 30;41(1):65-83. PubMed PMID: 31999337
  • Steward L, Wagner AL, Neumann R, Wiktor AJ. Delayed Presentation of a Vertex Epidural Hematoma Following High-Voltage Electrical Injury to the Head. J Burn Care Res. 2019 Jun 21;40(4):517-519. PubMed PMID: 30938441
  • Carmichael H, Wiktor AJ, McIntyre RC, Lambert Wagner A, Velopulos CG. Regional disparities in access to verified burn center care in the United States. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Jul;87(1):111-116. PubMed PMID: 30865160
  • Carmichael H, Joyce S, Smith T, Patton L, Lambert Wagner A, Wiktor AJ. Safety and efficacy of intraoperative gastric feeding during burn surgery. Burns. 2019 Aug;45(5):1089-1093. PubMed PMID: 30948280
  • Mueller SW, Baumgartner LJ, MacLaren R, Neumann R, Wiktor AJ, Kiser TH, Lindberg G, Cava L, Fish DN, Janoff EN. Divergent humoral responses to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in critically-ill burn and neurosurgical patients. PLoS One. 2018;13(5):e0197037. PubMed PMID: 29758059
  • Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Engoren M, Wiktor A, Raghavendran K, Napolitano LM. Hepcidin and Anemia in Surgical Critical Care: A Prospective Cohort Study. Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun;46(6):e567-e574. PubMed PMID: 29517550
  • Tignanelli CJ, Wiktor AJ, Vatsaas CJ, Sachdev G, Heung M, Park PK, Raghavendran K, Napolitano LM. Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients With Severe ARDS Due to Influenza A(H1N1) pdm09 Virus. Am J Crit Care. 2018 Jan;27(1):67-73. PubMed PMID: 29292278
  • Wiktor AJ, Haft JW, Bartlett RH, Park PK, Raghavendran K, Napolitano LM. Prolonged VV ECMO (265 Days) for ARDS without technical complications. ASAIO J. 2015 Mar-Apr;61(2):205-6. PubMed PMID: 25423122
  • Bell C, Slim J, Flaten HK, Lindberg G, Arek W, Monte AA. Butane Hash Oil Burns Associated with Marijuana Liberalization in Colorado. J Med Toxicol. 2015 Dec;11(4):422-5. PubMed PMID: 26289652
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Practice Locations

UCHealth Burn Clinic - Anschutz
12605 E 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0747

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

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Trauma Center
12505 E. 16th Avenue
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, First floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2711

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification (, 2014)
  • Surgical Critical Care, Board Certification (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Surgery - Burn Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Trauma and Acute Care
  • Surgery - Amputation
  • Critical Care
  • Surgery - Limb Salvage
Clinical Interests
Burn Surgery, Frostbite Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care, Limb Salvage, Amputation

Care Philosophy
Providing the best possible care for the severely burned.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2007)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA/BS, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Michigan Program, Surgical Critical Care (2014)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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