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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

Eric Handley, MD

Dr. Eric Handley

Dr. Eric R. Handley is a Board Certified Radiologist specializing in both Musculoskeletal Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology. His undergraduate degree was obtained from Louisiana State University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the University Medal for having a perfect 4.0 GPA. He graduated magna cum laude from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He was selected to Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) as a junior. He completed his Radiology Residency and Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Handley has conducted research at Emory School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. He has authored and contributed to various publications.  

 

 

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