David Campbell, MD
Professor, Surgery-Cardiothoracic

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Medical School:
  • MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center (1974)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Northwestern University (IL) (1966)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (1975)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Surgery (1980)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Pediatric Surgery (1981)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Cardiothoracic

Professional Titles

  • Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program
  • Director, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Residency

Recognition & Awards

  • 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?"
  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine (2011)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
  • Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2010)
  • "Those Who Care" Award, Little Hearts (2010)
  • Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2009)
  • Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2008)
  • Top 100 Health Professionals of the World, IBC (2008)
  • Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2007)
  • Top 100 Health Professionals of the World, IBC (2007)
  • Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly (2006)
  • Top 100 Health Professionals of the World, IBC (2006)

Teaching

  • Professor (1995)
    School of Medicine, Surgery
  • Assistant Professor (1981)
    School of Medicine, Surgery
  • Associate Professor (1988)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Rajab,TK, Jaggers, J, and Campbell, DN. Donation After Circulatory Death Determination and Ten Year Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Transplantation. JHLT, 39(5),491-492, 2020
  • Rajab,TK, Jaggers, J, and Campbell, DN. Heart Transplantation Following Donation After cardiac Death: History , Current Techniques, and Future. JTCVS. In press.
  • Matthew L. Stone, MD PhD1, Michal Schäfer, PhD2, Johannes C. von Alvensleben2,MD Lorna P. Browne, MD3, Michael Di Maria2, MD, David N. Campbell, MD1, James Jaggers, MD1, Max B. Mitchell, MD1. Increased Aortic Stiffness and Left Ventricular Dysfunction Exist After Truncus Arteriosus Repair. Annals of Thoracic Surgery,

Professional Memberships

  • Denver Academy of Surgery , Member
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • Rocky Mountain Cardiac Surgical Society , Member
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow
  • The Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Member
  • Association for Academic Surgery , Member
  • Denver Medical Society, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • International Society Heart and Lung Transplant, Member
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine , Member
  • The Southwestern Surgical Congress , Member
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery , Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Member
  • The World Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification (1981, 1999)
  • Surgical Critical Care, Board Certification (1991, 2001)
  • Thoracic and Cardiac, Board Certification (1982, 2002)
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Board Certification (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgery - Heart Transplant Surgery
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases
  • Surgery - Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Open Heart Surgery
  • Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery - Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Surgery - Cardiothoracic - Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart and Circulation - Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
I am interested in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation, Thoracic-Abdominal Aneurysm Surgery, Valve Repair and Replacement Procedures and Lung Transplantation. More than 450 heart transplants have been performed under my leadership. I am among the first to receive a subspecialty certification in congenital cardiac surgery designated by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center (1974)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Northwestern University (IL) (1966)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (1975)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Surgery (1980)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Pediatric Surgery (1981)
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Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Cardiothoracic
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