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

  • Professor, Surgery-Cardiothoracic
  • 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

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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