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Published on August 22, 2012

University of Colorado Hospital and CU School of Medicine to Open Lone Tree Health Center

New Specialty and Primary Care Center brings
medical services of Anschutz Medical Campus to south metro area.

Physicians from the state’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Colorado Cancer Center, will be a part of the new complex.

Aurora, Colo. – University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is building a 36,000 s.f. medical care facility in the City of Lone Tree to serve patients in the South Denver Metro area, including Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Centennial and Parker. Patients will find many of the same services and specialities that are offered at the Anschutz Medical Center in a smaller, more convienent setting.

Rendering of Lone Tree Center

An illustration of the Lone Tree Health Center. (Click to enlarge)

The physicians who practice at the facility are faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine (CU-SOM) and are experts in their respective specialties.The size and scope of the new facility represents the most significant and visible off-campus addition UCH and CU-SOM have ever made. This development also includes an adjacent ambulatory surgery center.

Making the highest quality care more easily available

"The Lone Tree Health Center is about making the highest quality medical care easily available to more Coloradans,” said Christina Finlayson, MD, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at CU-SOM. “This new facility will offer the finest evidence-based medical care provided by some of the country’s leading physicians, just as it is on the Anschutz Medical Campus. This location will provide easy access and exceptional customer service for patients who live in this community.”

In addition to internal medicine, the Lone Tree Health Center will offer the following specialty services:

  • Audiology
  • Cardiology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Joint and Hand Surgery
  • Medical Oncology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • Radiology/Imaging Services
  • Spine, Foot & Ankle
  • Urologic Gynecology
  • Urology

An ideal location

“The City of Lone Tree is an ideal location for us because it offers the best space and the best location in terms of giving a large population convenient access to our providers and services,” said John Harney, CEO of UCH. “Combined with additional services offered in our nearby Park Meadows location that include family medicine, the eye center and the Visage Center for facial plastics and cosmetics, as well as our Tomotherapy radiation oncology center, we will soon have a significant complement of health services more readily available to people who live nearby and even as far away as Parker and Castle Rock. We are undergoing a monumental transformation at UCH – you no longer have to come to us. We will come to you.”

The Lone Tree Health Center will be located at 9548 Park Meadows Drive. The building’s 36,000 square feet will accommodate 36 exam rooms, three procedure rooms and cardiac echograph and treadmill stress-test equipment. The oncology section will include 10 infusion areas. In addition, UCH is in the process of building out a day-surgery center across the street from the new Lone Tree Health Center.

Mortenson Construction is the contractor on the project, and H+L Architecture is in charge of the archtecture and interiors.

About University of Colorado Hospital & University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado Hospital and University of Colorado School of Medicine are part of the Rocky Mountain region's leading academic medical center. UCH has been recognized by the University HealthSystem Consortium as the highest-performing academic hospital in the United States and is ranked as the best hospital in the Denver metro area and one of the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

The hospital’s physicians are faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, part of the University of Colorado system. UCH and UC-SOM are located on the expansive Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO, where patient care, research and education converge to establish the future of health care delivery.  

Contact: Dan Weaver at (720) 848-7852 or dan.weaver@ucdenver.edu

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