Unique Program for Amputees

The Amputation Program at The Denver Clinic provides multidisciplinary care for persons who have undergone amputation but are having difficulty with their residual limb, as well as consultative care for people considering amputation for a limb threatening condition.  Our team of specialists are experts in reconstruction procedures as well as options for primary amputation.  In addition, the nationally recognized rehabilitation physicians provide a comprehensive approach to amputation care.


Case Studies

Runner Chooses Amputation

Ready_for_a_runTom White came to the amputation program at The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk requesting a below knee amputation.  He was interested in an Ertl procedure so he could return to long-distance running - a passion he shared with his family.







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Upper Extremity Lengthening Procedure

thumb_prosthesis_msThe team of the Extremities at Risk group were able to provide surgical options for amputation reconstruction to a young man that underwent a 4-limb amputation following an electrical burn accident.

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meet the team

David Schnur, MD
thumb_schnur_nov07Dr. David Schnur is one of three plastic surgeons with the amputation reconstruction service at The Denver Clinic. His expertise in soft tissue reconstruction and vascularized bone flaps enables the team to offer reconstruction options for difficult residual limb problems.