Dennis Matthews, MD


Specialties

Rehabilitation & Therapy
Brain Spinal Cord and Nervous System

Related Departments

Rehabilitation and Therapy

Titles

Academic - Professor
Department - Chairman

Recognitions/Awards

Top Doctors
Awarding Body:
Date: 2012
Description: 5280 Magazine Top Doctors: 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

America�s Top Doctors
Awarding Body:
Date: 2012
Description: America�s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Walter J Zeiter Lectureship
Awarding Body: American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Date: 2009

Distinguished Clinician Award
Awarding Body: American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Date: 2004

Fischahs Chair Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Awarding Body: The Children's Hospital
Date: 2000

James E Strain Award
Awarding Body: Colorado Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Date: 1995

Outstanding Service Award
Awarding Body: The Children's Hospital
Date: 1994

Man of the Year
Awarding Body: Regis College
Date: 1968

Biography & Interests

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide the best care for my patients. My goal is to maximize their function and improve their quality of life and participation in the community.

Clinical Interests

My clinical interests include Pediatric Brain Injuries, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Spasticity in Children with Neuromuscular Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury and Gait and Motion Analysis.

Research Interests

My research interests include, gait and motion analysis and neuromuscluar diseases.

Volunteer Activities

MDA Association Team physician: Regis Jesuit 1992

Education & Training

Medical Schools

University of Colorado School of Medicine  - Medicine (1975)

Residency Program

University of Minnesota Hospital  - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (1978)

Graduate Schools

University of Colorado School of Medicine  (1971)

Undergraduate Schools

Regis University  - Biology (1968)

Memberships

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Fellow
Association of Academic Physiatrist - Fellow
American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology - Fellow
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Director
American Board of Medical Specialties - Director

Research & Grants

Website: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term="Matthews DJ"[Author]

Primary Location

13123 E. 16th Avenue
B285
Aurora CO, 80045-7106

(720) 777-2806

(720) 777-7297

Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado on Anschutz Medical Campus