Vijay Ramakrishnan, MD


Ears Nose & Throat

Related Departments

Ears Nose Throat


Academic - Assistant Professor

Biography & Interests

Clinical Interests

I am interested in Rhinology, and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery and I have subspecialty training in both areas.

Read about one patient's experience with Dr. Ramakrishnan and the innovative endoscopic or endo-nasal orbital surgery Dr. Ramakrishnan performed in this Channel 7 News Article.

Research Interests

My research focuses on Inflammatory mechanisms of chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyps, and cystic fibrosis, Microbiology of chronic sinusitis in unique patient populations, Minimally-invasive surgical techniques for sinus, orbit, and skull base surgery and New techniques for reconstruction of skull base defects My Clinical Research focuses on Molecular analysis of nasal polyp tissue from patients with cystic fibrosis (NJH & UC Denver), Clinical outcomes of medical and surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis in patients with cystic fibrosis (NJH & UC Denver), T-cell differentiation in chronic rhinosinusitis and cystic fibrosis (NJH & UC Denver), Novel assessment of microbiology and topical therapies in chronic rhinosinusitis (UC Denver), Innovative approaches to minimally invasive orbital surgery (UC Denver) and New techniques of skull base reconstruction (UC Denver).

Education & Training

Medical Schools

Baylor College of Medicine  - Medicine (2004)


University of Colorado Health Sciences Center  - Surgery (2005)

Residency Program

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center  - Otolaryngology (2009)


American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Member
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Member
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy - Member
American Rhinologic Society - Committee Member

Research & Grants


Primary Location

12631 E. 17th Avenue
Box 205
Aurora CO, 80045-2527

(720) 848-2820

(720) 848-2811


Children's Hospital Colorado on Anschutz Medical Campus