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Team Approach to Extremities at Risk

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. In existence for over 20 years, this group has established itself as the Rocky Mountain region's premier medical community to evaluate and treat persons at risk for amputation due to trauma or disease.

Our main treatment areas are:

  • Extremity Tumors - benign and malignant
  • Non-union of Fractures
  • Osteomyelitis - bone infection
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Leg Deformity
  • Amputation Reconstruction/Revision
  • New Amputation
  • Mangled Extremities (Stable Trauma)
  • Single Limb Traumatic Amputation (Replantation)

 


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
 

meet the team

Raymond N. Blum, MD

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Dr. Ray Blum is an infectious disease specialist with a special interest in patients with osteomyelitis. As an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center he has been recognized as an outstanding physician-teacher. 5280 Magazine has named him one of the Top Doctors in Denver. A Denver native, Dr. Blum has been active in the HealthONE Alliance as a trustee and chair of the Medical Education Alliance. He currently is the chairman of the Denver Medical Library, based at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center.

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