Michael Cripps, MD
Visiting Associate Professor, Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Director of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery


  • Nolan B, Petrosoniak A, Hicks CM, Cripps MW, Dumas RP. Defining adverse events during trauma resuscitation: a modified RAND Delphi study. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2021;6(1):e000805. PubMed PMID: 34746435
  • Nagaraj MB, Lowe JE, Marinica AL, Morshedi BB, Isaacs SM, Miller BL, Chou AD, Cripps MW, Dumas RP. Using Trauma Video Review to Assess EMS Handoff and Trauma Team Non-Technical Skills. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2021 Dec 22;:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34731071
  • Starr AJ, Julka M, Nethi A, Watkins JD, Fairchild RW, Rinehart D, Park C, Dumas RP, Box HN, Cripps MW. Parkland Trauma Index of Mortality (PTIM): Real-time Predictive Model for Trauma Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2021 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34653106
  • Kindel TL, Dirks RC, Collings AT, Scholz S, Abou-Setta AM, Alli VV, Ansari MT, Awad Z, Broucek J, Campbell A, Cripps MW, Hollands C, Lim R, Quinteros F, Ritchey K, Whiteside J, Zagol B, Pryor AD, Walsh D, Haggerty S, Stefanidis D. Guidelines for the performance of minimally invasive splenectomy. Surg Endosc. 2021 Nov;35(11):5877-5888. PubMed PMID: 34580773
  • Gelbard RB, Cripps MW. Pitfalls in Study Interpretation. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Aug;22(6):646-650. PubMed PMID: 34270363
  • Smith A, Duchesne J, Marturano M, Lawicki S, Sexton K, Taylor JR, Richards J, Harris C, Moreno-Ponte O, Cannon JW, Guzman JF, Pickett ML, Cripps MW, Curry T, Costantini T, Guidry C. Does Gender Matter: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Viscoelastic Profiles for 1565 Trauma Patients With Severe Hemorrhage. Am Surg. 2021 Jul 15;:31348211033542. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34266290
  • Dultz LA, Ma R, Dumas RP, Grant JL, Park C, Alexander JC, Gasanova I, Cripps MW. Safety of Erector Spinae Plane Blocks in Patients With Chest Wall Trauma on Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis. J Surg Res. 2021 Jul;263:124-129. PubMed PMID: 33652174
  • Kuhlenschmidt K, Houshmand N, Bisgaard E, Comish P, Luk SS, Minei JP, Cripps MW. Fast track pathway provides safe, value based care on busy acute care surgery service. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 Mar 1;90(3):415-420. PubMed PMID: 33306603
  • Comish PB, Madni TD, Nakonezny PA, Mayo H, Imran JB, Kuhlenschmidt KM, Taveras LR, Vela RJ, Goldenmerry YL, Clark AT, Weis HB, Cripps MW, Wolf SE. An analysis of surgical literature trends over four decades. Am J Surg. 2021 Jan;221(1):53-54. PubMed PMID: 32711859
  • Schuster KM, O'Connor R, Cripps M, Kuhlenschmidt K, Taveras L, Kaafarani HM, El Hechi M, Puri R, Schroeppel TJ, Enniss TM, Cullinane DC, Cullinane LM, Agarwal S Jr, Kaups K, Crandall M, Tominaga G. Revision of the AAST Grading Scale for Acute Cholecystitis with Comparison to Physiologic Measures of Severity. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34936593
  • Park C, Grant J, Garigipati P, Kuhlenschmidt K, Black G, Bhat S, Abdelfattah K, Cripps M, Dumas RP. Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: simulation improves performance but may require interval training to prevent skill degradation. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2021 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34731285
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Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

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

Specialty Information

  • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

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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