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Social Work Services

Financial Assistance and Counseling

The full-time social worker at The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk assists patients by helping patients understand their insurance benefits as they are related to the treatment they will receive.  For patients without coverage, the social worker works to help the patient find coverage if possible and connecting the patient with hospital financial counselors to assess financial impact of care.  In addition, the social worker assists patients and families with counseling as necessary during the treatment process.


meet the team

Lisa R. Nowak, MD

thumb_nowak_nov07Dr. Lisa Nowak has wide experience as a trauma surgeon and vascular surgeon in Denver and at hospitals in Iowa and Pennsylvania. In addition to her work at The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk, she is a member of the Vascular Institute of the Rockies. She provides vascular surgery services and for patients whose limbs are threatened because of tumors, infections or ischemia.