Eugene Wolfel, MD
Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (1976)
Graduate School :
  • MA, Bryn Mawr College (1972)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Villanova University (PA) (1970)
Internship:
  • Ohio State University Hospital Program (1977)
Residency:
  • Ohio State University Hospital Program, Internal Medicine (1979)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Cardiovascular Disease (1984)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Doctor for Executives, ColoradoBiz Magazine (2012)
    Named Best Doctor for Congestive Heart Failure and General Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine (2012)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"

Publications

  • Tran T, Muralidhar A, Hunter K, Buchanan C, Coe G, Hieda M, Tompkins C, Zipse M, Spotts MJ, Laing SG, Fosmark K, Hoffman J, Ambardekar AV, Wolfel EE, Lawler J, Levine B, Kohrt WM, Pal J, and Cornwell WK. Right ventricular function and cardiopulmonary performance among patients with heart failure supported by durable mechanical circulatory support devices. J Heart Lung Transplant 2021, 40: 128-137.
  • Sailer Cm Edelmann H, Buchanan C, Giro P, Babcock M, Swanson C, Spotts M, Schulte M, Pratt-Cordova A, Coe G, Beibndorff M, Page RL, Ambardekar AV, Pal JD, Kohrt W, Wolfel E, Lawley JS, Tarumi T, and Cornwell WK. Impairments in blood pressure regulation and cardiac baroreceptor sensitivity among patients with heart failure supported by continuous-flow left ventricular devices. Circ Heart Fail 2021, 14: e007448.
  • Bozkurt B, Fonarow GC, Goldberg L, Guglin M, Josephson R, Forman DE, Lin G, Lindenfeld J, O'Connor C, Panjrath G, Pina IL, Shah T, Sinha SS, and Wolfel E. Cardiac rehabilitation in heart failure: State of the Art Review. J Am Coll Cardiol 2021 - in press
  • Cornwell WK, Baggish AL, Bhatta Y, Brosnan MJ, Dehnert C, Guseh JS, Hammer D, Levine BD, Parati G, and Wolfel G. Clinical implications for exercise at high altitude among individuals with cardiovascular disease: AHA Scientific Statement. Circulation 2021: in press
  • Cornwell WK, Tran T, Cerbin L, Coe G, Muralidhar A, Hunter K, Altman N, Ambardekar AV, Tompkins C, Zipse, M, Schulte M, O'Gean K, Ostertag M, Hoffman J, Pal JD, Lawley JS, Levine BD, Wolfel E, Kohrt WM and Buttrick P. New insights into resting and exertional right ventricular performance in the health heart through real-time pressure-volume analysis. J Physiol 2020, 598: 2575-2587.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiologists, Member
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Member
  • American Association of Cardiopulmunary Rehab, Member
  • International Society of Heart/Lung Treatment, Member

Practice Locations

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

Radiology / Imaging - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
12605 E. 16th Ave
Basement
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1200

Radiology / Imaging - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
1st Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1130

UCHealth Heart Failure Program - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1979)
  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certification (1983)
  • Cardiology, Board Certification (1983)
  • Interventional Cardiology, Board Certification (1983)
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Failure
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Surgery - Heart Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (1976)
Graduate Schools:
  • MA, Bryn Mawr College (1972)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Villanova University (PA) (1970)
Internships:
  • Ohio State University Hospital Program (1977)
Residency Programs:
  • Ohio State University Hospital Program, Internal Medicine (1979)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Cardiovascular Disease (1984)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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