You can’t change the past or the present, but you can change the future.

David Partrick, MD


Cancer and Blood Disorders

Related Departments

Pediatric General Surgery


Clinical - Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center
Clinical - Director of Surgical Endoscopy for Infants and Children
Clinical - Medical Director of 6th Floor, The Children's Hospital


Top Doctor in Denver
Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine
Date: 2011
Description: Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"

Top Doctor
Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine
Date: 2008

Top Doctor
Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine
Date: 2007

Top Doctor
Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine
Date: 2006

Teacher of the Year
Awarding Body: University of Colorado Department of Surgery
Date: 2005

Biography & Interests

Clinical Interests

I am interested in minimally invasive surgery, pectus excavatum (Nuss Bar)/carinatum, neonatal surgery, thoracic/lung surgery and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Education & Training

Medical Schools

University of Washington School of Medicine  - Medicine (1992)


Children's Hospital Colorado  - Pediatric Surgery (2001)

Undergraduate Schools

University of Washington, Seattle  - Biology (1988)


Denver Academy of Surgery - Member
Association for Academic Surgery - Member
Shock Society - Member
Southwestern Surgical Congress - Member
Western Surgical Association - Member
International Pediatric Endoscopy Group - Member
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Member
American Pediatric Surgical Association - Member
American College of Surgeons (ACS) - Member