Kendra Conzen, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Transplant

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (2001)
Internship:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (2007)
Residency:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Chief Resident, Surgery (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Transplant

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery-Transplant
  • Assistant Professor in Surgery
  • Attending Surgeon

Publications

  • Heelan Gladden AA, Conzen KD, Benge MJ, Gralla J, Kennealey PT. A Vascular Anastomosis Simulation Can Provide a Safe and Effective Environment for Resident Skills Development. J Surg Educ. 2018 Sep - Oct;75(5):1367-1373. PubMed PMID: 29650486
  • DuBray BJ Jr, Conzen KD, Upadhya GA, Gunter KL, Jia J, Knolhoff BL, Mohanakumar T, Chapman WC, Anderson CD. BH3-only proteins contribute to steatotic liver ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Surg Res. 2015 Apr;194(2):653-8. PubMed PMID: 25483735
  • Conzen KD, Vachharajani N, Collins KM, Anderson CD, Lin Y, Wellen JR, Shenoy S, Lowell JA, Doyle MB, Chapman WC. Morbid obesity in liver transplant recipients adversely affects longterm graft and patient survival in a single-institution analysis. HPB (Oxford). 2015 Mar;17(3):251-7. PubMed PMID: 25322849

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), Member
  • American Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (AHPBA), Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow
  • Denver Academy of Surgery, Member
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), Member
  • International Liver Transplant Society, Member

Practice Locations

Transplant Services - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
7th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0005

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification (2014)
  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Certificate (2015)
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Certificate (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Surgery - Liver Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Kidney Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery - Major Liver Surgery (Hepatobiliary)
  • Surgery - Pancreas Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Transplant Surgery
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include transplant surgery (liver, kidney, and pancreas), living donor operations for liver and kidney, non-transplant liver and pancreas surgery, bile duct surgery, and dialysis access surgery. I provide care for patients before, during, and after surgery.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (2001)
Internships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (2007)
Residency Programs:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Chief Resident, Surgery (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Transplant
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