Children's Hospital Colorado
Michael Handler, MD
Neuroscience Institute

Michael Handler, MD

Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Hospital Colorado
The McMurry-Seebaum Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Specialties:
Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery - Pediatric
Conditions:
Spine Diseases and Conditions, Pediatric Diseases and Conditions, Blood Disorders
specialties:

Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery - Pediatric

conditions:

Spine Diseases and Conditions, Pediatric Diseases and Conditions, Blood Disorders

“In any interaction, I try to figure out a way to reduce the tension, allow families to feel comfortable communicating with me [and] maybe get a laugh out of them. Even if it’s not a laughing situation, get a smile.” 

- Dr. Michael Handler



Get to know his background

I am interested in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Congenital Malformations, Brain Tumors, Epilepsy Surgery and Neuro-endoscopy.

Undergraduate 1974

Columbia University (NY)

Medical School 1979

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Internship 1980

New York University School of Medicine Program

Residency 1981

SUNY Upstate Medical University Program, Neurology

Residency 1986

New York University School of Medicine Program, Neurological Surgery

Fellowship 1994

New York University School of Medicine Program, Neurological Surgery

Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Hospital Colorado

The McMurry-Seebaum Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery



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