Lauren Steward, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery


  • Diaz-Miron J, Reppucci ML, Weinman J, Kaizer A, Annam A, Orsborn J, Steward L, Wilson J, Bensard D. The use of ultrasound in establishing COVID-19 infection as part of a trauma evaluation. Emerg Radiol. 2022 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34988751
  • Leonard LD, Shaw M, Moyer A, Tevis S, Schulick R, McIntyre R Jr, Ballou M, Reiter K, Lace C, Weitzel N, Wiler J, Meacham R, Cumbler E, Steward L. The surgical debrief: Just another checklist or an instrument to drive cultural change?. Am J Surg. 2022 Jan;223(1):120-125. PubMed PMID: 34407917
  • Flum DR, Davidson GH, Monsell SE, Shapiro NI, Odom SR, Sanchez SE, Drake FT, Fischkoff K, Johnson J, Patton JH, Evans H, Cuschieri J, Sabbatini AK, Faine BA, Skeete DA, Liang MK, Sohn V, McGrane K, Kutcher ME, Chung B, Carter DW, Ayoung-Chee P, Chiang W, Rushing A, Steinberg S, Foster CS, Schaetzel SM, Price TP, Mandell KA, Ferrigno L, Salzberg M, DeUgarte DA, Kaji AH, Moran GJ, Saltzman D, Alam HB, Park PK, Kao LS, Thompson CM, Self WH, Yu JT, Wiebusch A, Winchell RJ, Clark S, Krishnadasan A, Fannon E, Lavallee DC, Comstock BA, Bizzell B, Heagerty PJ, Kessler LG, Talan DA. A Randomized Trial Comparing Antibiotics with Appendectomy for Appendicitis. N Engl J Med. 2020 Nov 12;383(20):1907-1919. PubMed PMID: 33017106
  • Carmichael H, Steward L, Velopulos CG. It doesn't just happen to "Other" people - An exploration of occupation and education level of women who die from intimate partner violence. Am J Surg. 2019 Oct;218(4):744-748. PubMed PMID: 31350003
  • Moore AN, Carmichael H, Steward L, Velopulos CG. Cholecystectomy: Exploring the Interplay Between Access to Care and Emergent Presentation. J Surg Res. 2019 Dec;244:352-357. PubMed PMID: 31323390
  • Carmichael H, Moore A, Steward L, Velopulos CG. Using the Social Vulnerability Index to Examine Local Disparities in Emergent and Elective Cholecystectomy. J Surg Res. 2019 Nov;243:160-164. PubMed PMID: 31177035
  • Carmichael H, Steward L, Peltz ED, Wright FL, Velopulos CG. Preventable death and interpersonal violence in the United States: Who can be saved?. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Jul;87(1):200-204. PubMed PMID: 31045724
  • Halpern AL, Burton CR, Steward LT. Ligation of common carotid artery after penetrating neck trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug;87(2):505-507. PubMed PMID: 30939571
  • 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
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Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Board Certification (2016)

General Information

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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