Shelley Dell'Orfano, NP
Instructor, Orthopedics

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Graduate Schools :
  • MS, University of Colorado Denver (2002)
  • ND, University of Colorado Denver (2001)
  • DNP, University of Colorado Denver (2015)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Boston College (MA) (1995)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Instructor, Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Research Interests

Orthopedic Oncology

Publications

  • Rivera JC, Wylie E, Dell'orfano S, Mooney R, Hensley MA, Carry P, Monreal AK, Heare T. Approaches to Treatment of Unifocal Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Is Biopsy Alone Enough?. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24590333
  • Rivera JC, Wylie E, Dell'Orfano S, Mooney R, Hensley MA, Carry P, Monreal AK, Heare T. Approaches to treatment of unifocal langerhans cell histiocytosis: is biopsy alone enough?. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Dec;34(8):820-4. PubMed PMID: 24590333

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), Local Co-Chair of Fundraising

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

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Certificate (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Bone Cancer
  • Cancers - Cancer Surgery
  • Cancers - Pediatric Cancer
  • Injuries and Wounds
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Cancers
Clinical Interests
General Pediatric Musculoskeletal issues, Benign and Malignant Tumors, Fractures

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I believe in treating the person as a whole, taking every aspect of a patient's body and health into consideration during diagnosis and treatment.

Personal Interests
Spending time with my husband and children. Hiking, running, camping, and reading.

Volunteer Activities
I volunteer with the Winter Park NSCD Ski Program as a ski instructor.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of Colorado Denver (2002)
  • ND, University of Colorado Denver (2001)
  • DNP, University of Colorado Denver (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Boston College (MA) (1995)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Orthopedics
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