COVID-19 Guidelines

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Our clinics are open and able to serve you during this time for urgent in-person visits as well as virtual health services. Please call our clinics directly to schedule an appointment for both in person and virtual health.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our patients, their family members, as well as our health care team. To honor this commitment we have implemented the following procedures:

  • Non-urgent medical appointments should be converted to telehealth visits or rescheduled if telehealth is not feasible.
  • Please bring your own face mask or covering to wear. Patients checking in must tell staff if they have: A fever, cold symptoms (cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath); Flu symptoms (fever, chills, body aches, etc.).
  • Adult patients may be allowed one asymptomatic person (at least 17 years old) for support; however, we reserve the right to deem a support person unnecessary at any time.
  • Pediatric patients may be allowed one asymptomatic adult (i.e. parent, guardian) for support.
  • For pediatric patients, please check the Children's Hospital Colorado website for updated COVID-19 related patient information.

Please call us about your current health care concerns. Please take care in following current public health guidelines. Please visit the Colorado COVID-19 website, for more information.

Thank you for doing your part to help keep everyone safe and healthy!

William Cornwell, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

Assistant Professor, Medicine - Cardiology
Clinic 720-848-5300
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Gender: Male
Department, Section/Division: Medicine-Cardiology

Practice Locations

UCHealth Heart Failure Program - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
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UCHealth Heart & Vascular Center - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
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Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Cardiology - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine - Sports Medicine, Board Certification
Clinical Interest for Patients
-Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction -Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and cardiomyopathies -Sports Cardiology and the athletic heart -Altitude/Environmental Medicine -Cardiovascular Disease

Personal Interests
Exercise, skiing, fishing, crossfit, reading

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Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
My clinical interests include caring for individuals across the entire spectrum of disease, from professional athletes with cardiovascular-related issues, to patients with mild ambulatory heart failure, and those with end-stage, advanced heart failure requiring mechanical pumps (left ventricular assist devices, "LVADs") and heart transplants. I treat patients with a variety of types of cardiomyopathies, and patients suffering from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. I have a strong interest in exercise physiology and sports cardiology and provide care for recreational and professional athletes. Along these lines, many individuals living in Colorado participate in a variety of sports in the mountains, and experience symptoms related to hypoxia (low oxygen) at higher altitudes. I work closely with Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, as well as the Altitude Research Center, to care for individuals who suffer from heart and lung-related symptoms related to altitude/environment.

Research Interest for Referring Providers
My research interests include exercise physiology of patients across the spectrum of health, ranging from elite/professional athletes, to individuals mild ambulatory heart failure, and those suffering from severe, end-stage heart failure who require mechanical pumps (left ventricular assist devices, "LVADs"). In all of these populations, we have protocols to study cardiopulmonary function at rest and during exercise, as well as cerebrovascular physiology and vascular biology, and keep a bloodbank repository to understand how different disease processes impact the body on a cellular and subcellular level. My current research is supported by the NIH/NHLBI and industry.

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