Kyros Ipaktchi, MD
Associate Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, Justus Liebig University Giessen - Germany (1991)
Internship:
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin (1993)
Residency:
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Orthopedic Trauma (1998)
Fellowships:
  • University of Michigan Program, Surgical Critical Care (2006)
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Orthopedic Trauma (1999)
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hand Surgery (2000)
Languages: English, Farsi, French, German, Spanish
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Chief of Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery - Denver Health

Research Interests

My research focuses on Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Inflammatory Cell Signaling and Trauma.

Publications

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma, Conditions of the Extremity and Hand Injuries. Ipaktchi K, Morel S. In: 7th Edition Emergency Medicine Secrets. Editors: Bakes K, Buchanan J, Moreira M. Elsevier 2021
  • Ch 18: Carpus. Ipaktchi K, Dimachkieh O., Chaudhry S. in: Sports-related Fractures, Dislocations and Trauma: Advanced On- and Off-field Management. Editors: Khodaee, M., Waterbrook, A.L., Gammons, M Springer 2020
  • Chaudhry S, Ipaktchi KR, Ignatiuk A. Updates on and Controversies Related to Management of Radial Nerve Injuries. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Mar 15;27(6):e280-e284. PubMed PMID: 30856632
  • Hak DJ, Banegas R, Ipaktchi K, Mauffrey C. Evolution of plate design and material composition. Injury. 2018 Jun;49 Suppl 1:S8-S11. PubMed PMID: 29929700

Professional Memberships

  • Orthopedic Trauma Association (OTA), Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Western Orthopedic Association, Member

Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
Conditions & Treatments
  • Surgery - Hand Surgery
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Surgery
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fractures
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Arthritis
  • Surgery - Arm and hand injuries and disorders
  • Surgery - Fracture nonunions
  • Surgery - Free flaps and limb salvage
  • Surgery - Nerve surgery
  • Surgery - Wrist fractures
Clinical Interests
My focus is on hand and upper extremity reconstructive surgery including microvascular tissue transfer and replantation.

Care Philosophy
My philosophy of care is a commitment to my patients and their families to deliver care that is supported by the highest order of compassion, innovation, science, and technology.

Personal Interests
Complex Traumatic Conditions of the Upper Extremity, Neurovascular Injuries, Soft Tissue Reconstruction, MIcrosurgery, Replantation

Public Speaking
Yes
Outreach Lectures - National and International Research Meetings

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Justus Liebig University Giessen - Germany (1991)
Internships:
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin (1993)
Residency Programs:
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Orthopedic Trauma (1998)
Fellowships:
  • University of Michigan Program, Surgical Critical Care (2006)
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Orthopedic Trauma (1999)
  • Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hand Surgery (2000)
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Languages: English, Farsi, French, German, Spanish
Department: Orthopedics
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Fitzsimons Building

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

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