Children's Hospital Colorado
Kevin Lillehei, MD

Kevin Lillehei, MD

Chair of Neurosurgery

Specialties:
Neurosurgery
Conditions:
Pituitary Disorders, Brain Tumors, Brain Cancer
specialties:

Neurosurgery

conditions:

Pituitary Disorders, Brain Tumors, Brain Cancer

Get to know his background

I focus on Neuro-oncology and treating tumors including pituitary tumors, benign and malignant gliomas, spinal cord tumors, acoustic neuromas, complex skull base lesions and peripheral nerve injuries.

Undergraduate 1975

Cornell University (NY)

Medical School 1979

University of Minnesota Medical School

Internship 1980

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program

Residency 1985

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Neurological Surgery

5280 Top Doc 2000

11 years in a row
5280 Magazine

Visiting Professor 2006

Univ of Texas Southwestern

Guest Examiner 2006

Oral Neurosurgical Board Examinations
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2007

Marquis

Top Surgeon - Neurosurgery 2007

Consumer's Research Council of America

Peak Performer Award 2010

Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium

For Patients:
Dr. Lillehei is Director of the Neurosurgery Neuro-Oncology laboratory with his research interests revolving around the treatment of malignant gliomas. In particular, he is interested in studying the role of the immune system in intracranial tumor recognition and eradication, and is exploring the use of various tumor vaccines as adjuvant therapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas.
For Referring Providers:
Dr. Lillehei is Director of the Neurosurgery Neuro-Oncology laboratory with his research interests revolving around the treatment of malignant gliomas. In particular, he is interested in studying the role of the immune system in intracranial tumor recognition and eradication, and is exploring the use of various tumor vaccines as adjuvant therapy for the treatment of malignant gliomas.

Chair of Neurosurgery

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