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  • Non-urgent medical appointments should be rescheduled or converted to telehealth visits.
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Steven Ahrendt, MD
Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology

Director, Cytoreductive Surgery/HIPEC Program
Clinic (720) 848-3532
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Gender: Male
Languages: English, German
Department, Section/Division: Surgery-Surgical Oncology

Practice Locations

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
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University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
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CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch Cancer Care - Surgical Oncology
1500 Park Central Drive, Suite 101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
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Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

  • Surgery, Board Certification (1995,2015)
  • Advanced Specialty Training in Surgical Oncology, Certificate (1995)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Sarcoma
Clinical Interest for Patients
My clinical interests include the treatment of patients with abdominal cancer including the care of patients with appendiceal, colon, and ovarian cancer, malignant mesothelioma, pseudomyxoma peritonei, and other abdominal malignancies with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

Care Philosophy
My goal is to provide personalized compassionate surgical care to every patient. I also strive to guide and support my patients through their multidisciplinary cancer treatment and survivorship.

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Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
My clinical interests include the management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies with emphasis on peritoneal surface malignancies or carcinomatosis from appendiceal, colon, and ovarian cancer, malignant mesothelioma and other abdominal malignancies.

Clinic Phone: (720) 848-3532

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