Ryan Lawless

Ryan A Lawless, M.D.

Services: Surgery, Trauma, Surgery: General Surgery

Outpatient Medical Center
General Surgery
660 N. Bannock St., Pavilion L, Floor 5
Denver, CO 80204
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Dr. Ryan Lawless is the Trauma Medical Director and Surgical Director of the Progressive Care Unit at the Ernest E. Moore Shock Trauma Center at Denver Health. He is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

He completed his General Surgery Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network, and his Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Lawless holds a number of specialty certifications and is highly involved in advanced training programs as the Course Director for ATLS and ASSET programs, and as a Course Instructor for the Rural Trauma Team Development Course and STOP the Bleed. He is an active participant and member of several committees and national trauma societies, including the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Dr. Lawless is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.  

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Board Certification and Education

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care
  • DEA
  • State License
  • 2008, SUNY- Upstate Med center, Medical Education
  • 2013, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • 2014, University of Texas HSC @ Houston