Andrew Winkler, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2002)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison (WI) (1998)
Internship:
  • University of Maryland Program (2003)
Residency:
  • University of Maryland Program, Chief Resident, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Titles

  • Director - Center for Aesthetic Facial Surgery
  • Director, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Ex-President Colorado Ear Nose & Throat Society
  • Board of Governors Region 8 Representative

Recognition & Awards

  • Speaker of Honor, University of Indiana (2019)
    104th Annual Anatomy & Histopathology of the Head and Neck
  • Speaker of Honor, European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (2017)
  • Biostatistics Collaboration Award, University of Colorado (2012)

Research Interests

I am currently designing a study to look at breathing outcomes of rhinoplasty in patients both with and without allergic rhinitis.

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2016)
    School of Medicine, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Publications

  • Gonzalez JR, Winkler AA. The Twisted Nose: What to Do When It's Not Straight. Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jun;34(3):255-260. PubMed PMID: 29857335
  • Sokoya M, Gonzalez JR, Winkler AA. Effect of allergic rhinitis on nasal obstruction outcomes after functional open septorhinoplasty. Am J Otolaryngol. 2018 May - Jun;39(3):303-306. PubMed PMID: 29548513
  • Sokoya M, Eagles J, Okland T, Coughlin D, Dauber H, Greenlee C, Winkler AA. Patterns of facial trauma before and after legalization of marijuana in Denver, Colorado: A joint study between two Denver hospitals. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 May;36(5):780-783. PubMed PMID: 29031478
  • Cingi C, Bayar Muluk N, Winkler A, Thomas JR. Nasal Tip Grafts. J Craniofac Surg. 2018 Oct;29(7):1914-1921. PubMed PMID: 30234713
  • Sokoya M, Eagles J, Okland T, Coughlin D, Dauber H, Greenlee C, Winkler AA. Patterns of facial trauma before and after legalization of marijuana in Denver, Colorado: A joint study between two Denver hospitals. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29031478
  • Sokoya M, Winkler AA. Reverse omega technique for single-stage ear lobule reconstruction. Ear Nose Throat J. 2016 Sep;95(9):372-4. PubMed PMID: 27657315
  • Ferril GR, Wudel JM, Winkler AA. Management of complications from alloplastic implants in rhinoplasty. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Aug;21(4):372-8. PubMed PMID: 23838548
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Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Member
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology, Member
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Committee Chair
  • Colorado ENT Society, Past President
  • Colorado Medical Society, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic - Lone Tree
9544 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 100
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-848-4300

Ear, Nose, & Throat - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2820

UCHealth - Facial Nerve Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Court
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 6th floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2820

UCHealth - Lone Tree Health Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-848-2200

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Board Certification (2008)
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Board Certification (2011)
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Board Certification (2011)
  • Hair Restoration Surgery, International Certificate (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Plastics and Cosmetics
  • Wellness and Lifestyle
  • Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
  • Skin, Hair and Nails - Burns
  • Men's Health
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Surgery
  • Transgender Health
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Paralysis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Aging Face
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Deviated septum
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Wrinkles
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Malformations of ear, nose, lip and palate
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Nasal deformities
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Nasal obstruction
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Prominent Ears
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Scars and Keloids
Clinical Interests
My interests include all Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic surgery of the Face and Neck Common cosmetic procedures that I perform are Rhinoplasty, Eyelid surgery, Brow surgery, and Facelift. I also perform reconstructive surgery following skin cancer removal, scar revision, cleft lip and palate repair and facial nerve paralysis treatments. I also specialize in nonsurgical treatments of the Face and Neck, including Botox, fillers, laser treatments, dermabrasion, steroid injection and more.

Care Philosophy
Looking natural is an essential component of beauty. My goal is to deliver satisfying results that appear both beautiful and perfectly natural.

Personal Interests
I enjoy the outdoors: hiking, climbing, bird-watching. I also enjoy raising my 3 children.

Volunteer Activities
I have been on numerous mission trips to Peru and Guatemala in the last several years to perform cleft lip and palate surgery. We are developing a program in Antigua, Guatemala to provide speech therapy, hearing evaluation and other ancillary treatments for those born with cleft lip or palate.

Public Speaking
Yes
Lecturing is a major part of my career. I frequently provide formal educational lectures nationally and internationally. I have also performed live surgery in Europe to help teach other surgeons. Furthermore, I also enjoy participating in local educational events and outreach.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2002)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison (WI) (1998)
Internships:
  • University of Maryland Program (2003)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Maryland Program, Chief Resident, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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