Team Approach to Limb Preservation

The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk is a team of medical professionals who specialize in management and treatment of conditions and diseases that place people at risk of losing an extremity. At Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center and The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children for over 20 years, this group has established itself as the Rocky Mountain region's premier medical community to evaluate and treat diseases and trauma that affect the extremities.

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About Our Program

Comprehensive Care

Our group brings together important components of patient care:

  • Expertise in adult and pediatric oncology, orthopedic surgery and orthopedic oncology, infectious diseases, microvascular plastic surgeons, amputation rehabilitation, pathology, and neuromodulation for pain management
  • The latest treatments with proven success based on continuing Denver Clinic clinical research
  • Weekly interdisciplinary patient conference
  • Active involvement in outcome studies, publications, and presentations at world-wide medical conferences
  • Full-time referral coordinator to assist with new patient referrals, appointments, transportation, and lodging during the patient work-up
  • Social work services to assist with financial counseling and psychosocial concerns

 

 

 

Weekly Patient Conference

 

thumb_limb_pres_conf_oct_02_08-72dpiThe cornerstone of Extremities at Risk Program is a weekly clinical conference where medical specialists gather to discuss clinical issues and potential patient treatment plans. The clinical conference matches advanced protocols or successful new surgical techniques to the individual patient. The treating physician will often return with follow-up information about the results, aiding in future discussions regarding patients with similiar problems.

 

 

 

 

meet the team

Kelly Lindauer, MD

Kelly Lindauer MD


Dr. Kelly R. Lindauer is a Board Certified Radiologist specializing in both Musculoskeletal Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology. His undergraduate degree was obtained at the University of Colorado/Boulder, where he graduated
summa cum laude. He is a graduate from the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. Dr. Lindauer is a leader in the Denver musculoskeletal community and has conducted research at the University of Colorado, Duke University, and at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD. He has authored publications specific to musculoskeletal imaging and has been a participant in David Stoller’s annual Orthopedics and Sports Medicine course in San Francisco.

 

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