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

Bryan Kramer, MD

Dr. KramerDr. Kramer is vascular surgeon who is associated with both  the Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk as well as the Vascular Institute of the Rockies. After completing his undergraduate studies at Rice University, he attended Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, receiving his medical degree in 1995. Dr. Kramer completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Cincinnati in 2000, and a vascular Fellowship at Albany Medical Center in Hospital in 2002. Prior to moving to Denver, he was member of the Vascular Group, PLLC and an assistant professor of surgery at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Kramer is board-certified in both vascular and general surgery, and has been practicing vascular surgery exclusively since 2000.  

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