Christopher Scott, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Cardiothoracic

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Virginia (VA) (0001)
Internship:
  • University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program (0001)
Residency:
  • University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Duke University Hospital Program, Thoracic and Cardiac (0001)
Department: Surgery-Cardiothoracic

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery-Cardiothoracic
  • Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2017)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Practice Locations

UCHealth Thoracic Surgery - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Court
Anschutz Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-2799

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch - Thoracic Surgery
1500 Park Central Drive, Suite 101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1093

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
  • National Jewish Health
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Thoracic and Cardiac, Board Certification
  • DaVinci Robot Console Surgeon, Specialized Training (0001)
  • Director, Robotic Thoracic Surgery Program, Specialized Training (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Lung Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Sarcoma
  • Cancers - Thoracic (Tracheal, Esophageal)
  • Digestive System - Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Digestive System
  • Digestive System - Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Digestive System - Motility disorders
  • Digestive System - Surgical Endoscopy
  • Digestive System - Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Failed Prior Surgery
  • Infections - Pneumonia
  • Infections
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Lungs and Breathing - Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lungs and Breathing - Granulomatous Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Surgery - Adult General Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgery - Infectious Lung Disease
  • Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery - Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery - Robotic Surgery
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include minimally invasive and robotic surgery approaches to mediastinal, lung and esophageal surgery, including lung cancer, lung nodules, esophageal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, diverticulum, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias, mediastinal masses/tumors and myasthenia gravis. I have an interest and focused specialty training in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, robotic and video assisted thoracic surgery for lung, esophageal and mediastinal diseases. In addition, I have an interest in end stage lung disease, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) and lung transplantation as well as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgery (PTE).

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Virginia (VA) (0001)
Internships:
  • University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Duke University Hospital Program, Thoracic and Cardiac (0001)
Department: Surgery-Cardiothoracic
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