Ken Liechty, MD
Professor, Surgery-Peds Surgery

Professor of Surgery
Co-Director of the Colorado Fetal Care Center
Director of Pediatric Surgery Basic and Translational Research
The Sandy Wolf Chair in Maternal Fetal Surgery
Clinic 720-777-1234
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Gender: Male
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Surgery-Peds Surgery

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
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Colorado Fetal Care Center
13123 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
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Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Surgery, Board Certification (2006)
  • Surgery, Board Certification (2004,2014)
  • Fetal Surgery, Specialized Training (1999)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
  • Maternal and Fetal Health
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Testing
  • Surgery
  • Fetal
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Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Congenital Anomalies

Research Interest for Referring Providers
Research in my laboratory has been focused primarily in the field of wound healing and regenerative medicine, with an emphasis on elucidating the mechanisms involved in the regenerative response to injury in the fetus, the role of stem cells in tissue repair, and the correction of abnormal healing in the adult. The team has contributed significantly to the understanding of regenerative healing in the skin and tendon, as well as the correction of impaired healing in diabetics. The research team has also pioneered the role of dysregulation of microRNAs in the diabetic wound healing impairment and the mechanisms of stem cell and gene therapy in the correction of this impairment. In addition, this team has published the first reports of mammalian cardiac regeneration following myocardial infarction in fetal sheep. This team is focused on developing novel treatment paradigms using stem cells, small molecules, and gene therapy strategies to promote healing and tissue regeneration in multiple tissues by modulating the inflammatory response, angiogenesis, the composition of the extracellular matrix, and the progenitor cell content. The goal of this regenerative medicine approach is to restore normal tissue architecture and function and to prevent the complications of impaired healing or scar formation following injury.

Office Phone: (720) 777-6571

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