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Scott Biggins , MD , MS

Associate Professor, Medicine-Gastroenterology
Biggins
Clinic Phones: 720-848-2777, 720-848-2245

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

Location: Aurora - UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

Clinical Interest for Patients: My clinical interests include risk reduction and management of the complications of end-stage liver disease (variceal bleeding, ascites, encephalopathy and hepatocellular carcinoma) as well as the clinical evaluation and on-going care of liver transplant candidates and recipients.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Cancers - Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Digestive System - Hepatology (Liver Disorders)
  • Surgery - Liver Transplant Surgery
General Information
Gender: Male
Language: English
Care Philosophy: I strive to provide the best care possible for my patients. I believe in treating a person as whole and that a commitment to a healthy lifestyle is one of the best allies to excellent medical care.
Personal Interests: In my spare time, I enjoy snowboarding, hiking, biking and time with family and friends.
Volunteer Activities: I am dedicated to improving public awareness of the critical shortage of lifesaving donor organs for transplantation. I work with local, regional and national organizations to improve both availability and access to this scarce resource.
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (1999)

Graduate Schools
MS, University of California, San Francisco (2006)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, University of California–Los Angeles (CA) (1994)

Internships
Oregon Health & Science University (2000)

Residency Program
Oregon Health & Science University, Internal Medicine (2002)

Fellowships
University of California (San Francisco) School of Medicine Program, Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (2005)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2002) Recertification (2012)
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology, Board Certification (2005)
Internal Medicine - Transplant Hepatology, Board Certification (2006)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Cancers - Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Digestive System - Hepatology (Liver Disorders)
  • Surgery - Liver Transplant Surgery

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location
UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 N. Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 720-848-0000

Job Titles
Academic - Associate Professor

Department, Section / Division
Medicine, Medicine-Gastroenterology

Recognition & Awards
UCLA School of Engineering, Harry M. Showman Prize (1993)

American Liver Foundation, Jan Albrecht Award for Commitment to Clinical Research in Liver Disease (2005)

NIH/NIDDK, K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (2007)

Professional Memberships
AASLD - Member
AGA - Member
ILTS - Member
AST - Member
Research & Grants
NIH/NIDDK K08 Award Bias in Retransplantation Survival Models: Selection Criteria and Hepatitis C (2007)

Research Interests
My research efforts focus on exploring evidence-based improvements in recipient selection and organ allocation systems for liver transplantation. I conduct investigations of the manifestations and natural history of end stage liver disease, outcomes measures of liver transplantation, and medical ethics of organ transplantation.
Teaching
Associate Professor of Medicine (2013)
School of Medicine
Medicine
I instruct gastroenterology & hepatology fellows and medical residents in the management of patients with end-stage liver disease and patients who need or have undergone liver transplantation. Additionally, I teach methodology of clinical research to gastroenterology fellows and other post-doctoral clinicians.

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: My clinical interests include risk reduction and management of the complications of end-stage liver disease (variceal bleeding, ascites, encephalopathy and hepatocellular carcinoma) as well as the clinical evaluation and on-going care of liver transplant candidates and recipients.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: My research efforts focus on exploring evidence-based improvements in recipient selection and organ allocation systems for liver transplantation. I conduct investigations of the manifestations and natural history of end stage liver disease, outcomes measures of liver transplantation, and medical ethics of organ transplantation.

Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location: Aurora - UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

Clinic Phones: 720-848-2777, 720-848-2245
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