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Our General & Vascular Surgeons

Memorial General & Vascular Surgery

 

Two locations:

 

Memorial Hospital Central, East Tower
1400 E. Boulder St., Suite 600

6th floor
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(map & directions)


Phone: 719-364-6487
Free garage parking & valet


Medical Office Building One

Memorial Hospital North Campus

4110 Briargate Pkwy., Suite 140
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(map & directions)


Phone: 719-364-8346
Free parking


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Step 4. How to contact us and important visiting information



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Our team of board-certified general and vascular surgeons at Memorial Hospital General & Vascular Surgery include (in alphabetical order by last name):


Andrew J. Berson, MD, FACS

Trauma and general surgeon


Dr Andrew Berson - Trauma and General SurgeonDr. Berson is the medical director of trauma services at Memorial Hospital.


Berson, who grew up in northern Colorado and is the son of an urologist, is a 1998 graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at The Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati.


At Memorial Hospital, he provides care in trauma and general surgery, treating victims of car accidents and gunshot wounds, as well as those with general surgical emergencies and elective surgical problems.


Dr. Berson performs:


• trauma surgery

• general surgery

• advanced laparoscopic surgery

• hernia surgery

• colorectal surgery

• anti-reflux surgery

• thyroid and other endocrine surgery


"The higher the stress, the sicker the patient, the calmer I become because you hit the zone that professional athletes talk about, where they can tune everything else out. And I love getting to that point."



Larry J. Butler, MD, FACS

Trauma and general surgeon


Dr Larry Butler - Trauma and general surgeon

A 1982 graduate of the University of Kansas, Dr. Butler completed his residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and also served as assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Colorado from 1990 to 1998.


Dr. Butler performs:


• general surgery

• trauma surgery


"I like the technical challenges as well as the judgment challenges for critical patients. I also thrive on just being able to help people. In acute care surgery, you get the reward of seeing the results of your effort fairly quickly."


Gregory A. Carlson, MD

Trauma and vascular surgeon


Dr Gregory Carlson - Trauma and vascular surgeonDr. Carlson is a man with many interests. Before he went to medical school, Dr. Carlson earned a bachelor's degree in Russian and Soviet Studies from Cornell University. He enjoyed languages, studying Spanish, Russian and Chinese. While a student at Cornell, he served as an intern for U.S. Sen. Hank Brown (R-Colo.). 


In 1997, Carlson graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, going on to complete his residency at Tufts University and a fellowship in vascular surgery from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.


Dr. Carlson performs:


• vascular surgery

• trauma surgery


"Vascular surgeons create new pathways for blood vessels. We're creating new ways for blood to get where it is going, and, conceptually, I really like that. You're not just destroying something that doesn't work, but rather you’re creating a new way for things to work. That’s very gratifying to me."


David C. Corry, MD

Trauma and vascular surgeon


Dr David Corry - Trauma and vascular surgeonPracticing medicine is a family affair for Dr. David Corry. His grandfather was an orthopedic surgeon, his dad was a general surgeon, and his mom a nurse in the intensive care unit. The oldest of five children, Dr. Corry is a vascular and trauma surgeon, and three of his sisters are also doctors. 


Dr. Corry graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at New York University Medical Center.


Dr. Corry performs:


• vascular surgery

• trauma surgery


"My greatest level of professional satisfaction is when I see patients happy with the care they have received. And, a lot of times, patients will tell me not just about their satisfaction regarding their outcome, but with their whole experience at Memorial."


Scott N. Hurlbert, MD

Vascular surgeon


Dr Scott Hurlbert - Colorado Springs Vascular SurgeonDr. Hurlbert is a general and vascular surgeon with Memorial Hospital General and Vascular Surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado, where he graduated with honors. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his fellowship in vascular surgery, involving extensive experience in endovascular therapy, at Southern Illinois University.


In addition, Dr. Hurlbert has served in several leadership capacities at Memorial Hospital including senior medical director for surgical specialties, and chief of the medical staff.


Brian E. Leininger, MD, FACS

Trauma, general and critical care surgeon


Dr Brian Leininger - Trauma, general and critical care surgeonDr. Leininger is a trauma surgeon at Memorial Hospital who refined his skills in general and trauma surgery in the war zone of Iraq.


A decorated Air Force veteran, Leininger is a 1998 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery under Dr. H. Harlan Stone at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. and completed a fellowship in trauma surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Cincinnati in 2008. He served in the Air Force from 2003 to 2007 and deployed twice as an Air Force trauma surgeon in Iraq.


He performs:


• trauma surgery

• general surgery

• surgical critical care


"Even in high school, I knew that I wanted to be a trauma surgeon. It is exciting … it is making rapid decisions with incomplete information, all while under considerable pressure, and that's what I like to do."




Paul Reckard, MD, MBA, FACS

Trauma, acute care, and critical care surgeon


Dr. Paul ReckardDr. Reckard specializes in trauma surgery, acute care surgery and surgical critical care. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his residency in general surgery at the VA Medical Center and Mercy Hospital Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Reckard completed his fellowship training in surgical critical care at the University of Michigan in Ann Harbor. Dr. Reckard also holds an MBA in medical group management from the University of St. Thomas, Graduate School of Business in Minneapolis. Dr. Reckard is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.



M. Annette Seagraves, MD, FACS

Trauma and vascular surgeon


Dr Annette Seagraves - Trauma and vascular surgeonDr. Seagraves has practiced vascular medicine in Colorado Springs for more than 20 years. She is among three doctors who helped Memorial Hospital establish its trauma program more than 20 years ago.


Dr. Seagraves performs:


• vascular surgery

• trauma surgery 


A graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, she completed her residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta.

 

"I enjoy patients and the relationships that I have been able to develop over the years. Being able to do things that make a difference in patients' lives, things that make them feel better and things that prevent strokes or ruptured aneurisms or death, is very rewarding."


Dr. Seagraves is a member of numerous professional associations and is the only woman in Colorado to be elected to the American Association of Vascular Surgeons. She also serves on the boards of the Memorial Hospital Foundation and Colorado Springs Fine Art Center.


Tiffany M. Willard, MD

Trauma, general and critical care surgeon


Dr. Tiffany Willard - Critical Care SurgeonColorado Springs native Tiffany Willard honed her love for biology and science in Cheyenne Mountain District 12 schools.


After graduating from high school in 1993, Willard took her love of science to the University of Kansas, where she earned an undergraduate degree in organismal biology/pre-med and then went on to medical school at the University of Kansas and a residency at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals. She completed a fellowship in trauma/critical care at the University of Tennessee – Memphis.


Dr. Willard performs:


• general surgery

• trauma surgery

• surgical critical care


"Being a trauma surgeon can be an anxiety-driven profession. You don't know what is coming in the door, and you have to be able to act in a split-second. You have to make the right decisions fast, and it is not just the doctor who has to make the right decision, it's the entire team that has to work together to make it happen."


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