Dr. Chris Winter

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Dr. Chris Winter2017-06-08T11:26:55+00:00

Chris Winter, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified surgeon who started Mountain View Surgical Associates in 2004. Dr. Winter is the medical director of Trauma Services at Parker Adventist Hospital and actively participates in trauma services statewide. He is also the Chief of Surgery at Parker Adventist Hospital. He is married and has two sons. A military veteran who spent 18 years in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps, he did tours in both Iraq and Kosovo. At home in Colorado, his hobbies include bicycling, hiking, and horseback riding. He is an avid motorsports and Formula 1 racing fan.

Medical Director: Trauma Services, Parker Adventist Hospital (2003-present)

Chief of Surgery: Parker Adventist Hospital (2005-present)

Clinical Assistant Professor: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1996-2001)

General Surgeon: Dinklage Medical Clinic, West Point, NE (February 2001-January 2004)

General Surgeon: Associated Surgeons, Denver, CO (July 1996-February 2001)

Robotic Surgery training

Chief Resident: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1995-1996)

Resident (General Surgery): University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1992-1995)

Research Fellow: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery (1990-1992)

Intern/Resident (General Surgery): St. Joseph’s Hospital, Denver, CO (1989-1990)

M.D.: University of Nebraska Medical Center (1989)

B.S.: University of Nebraska (1985)

American Board of Surgery (1997; recertified 2007)

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Southwestern Surgical Congress, Fellow

Colorado Medical Society

Arapahoe-Douglas-Elbert Medical Society

Denver Academy of Surgery

Rehring TF, Winter CB, Chambers JA, Bourg PW, Wachtel TL.  “Osteomyelitis and mediastinitis complicating blunt sterna fracture.” J Trauma. 1999 Sep; 47(3):594-6.

Winter CB, Cleveland JC, Butler KL, Bensard DB, Mitchell MD, Harken AH, Banerjee A. “Facilitative interactions between noradrenergic and purinergic signaling during preconditioning of the rat heart.” J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1997 Jan;( 1):163-73

Mitchell MB, Winter CB, Banerjee A, Harken AH. “The relationship between ischemia reperfusion injury, myocardial stunning and cardiac preconditioning.” Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1993 Jul; 177(1):97-114

Mitchell MB, Winter CB, Banerjee A, Harken AH. “Inhibition of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release reduces myocardial stunning.” J Surg Res. 1993 May; 54(5):411-7.

Mitchell MB, Winter CB, Locke-Winter CR, Banerjee A, Harken AH. “Cardiac preconditioning does not require myocardial stunning.”  Ann Thorac Surg. 1993 Feb; 55(2):395-400.

Mitchell MB, Winter CB, Banerjee A, Harken AH. “Prophylaxis against perioperative cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury:” Surgery. 1992 July; 112(1):1-2.

“Critical Thinking in General Surgery”: Porter Adventist Hospital (May 2010)

“An Iraq Experience”:  St. Anthony’s Central Nursing Symposium, St. Anthony’s Central Hospital (March 2010)

“Chest Trauma: Case Presentations”: South Metro Rural Fire Authority (November 2009)

Continuing Education in Trauma Care: Camp Delta, Iraq (December 2008-March 2009)

“Renal Trauma”: Parker Fire (SMRFA) (October 2008)

“Solid Organ Injury”: Parker Fire (SMRFA) (May 2008)

“Pediatric Trauma”: Elbert County EMS Miniconference (May 2008)

“Blast injury”: Elbert County EMS Miniconference (April 2007)

“Trauma: Patterns of Injury”: Parker ED staff and prehospital providers (January 2007)

Trauma Case Reviews: Parker Adventist Hospital (November 2006)

ATLS Instruction for Flight Medics: Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo (April 2006-June 2006)

“EMS Trauma Case Presentations: Mechanism of Injury”: Littleton Adventist Hospital (April 2005)

“EMS Trauma Case Presentations: Mechanism of Injury”: Parker Adventist Hospital (May 2005)

“The Golden Hour: Trauma Evaluation”: Annual Trauma Symposium, Darnall Army Community Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas (June 2003)

“Trauma:  All Beat-Up”:  Wisner Fire Department, Wisner, Nebraska; West Point Fire Department, West Point, Nebraska; Howells Fire Department, Howells, Nebraska; Scribner Fire Department, Scribner, Nebraska (September 2001-March 2003)

“Puzzling Trauma Case Studies”: Emergency Department Conference, Littleton/Porter Adventist Hospitals, Littleton, CO (June 2000)

“Surgical Airways”: Emergency Department Conference, Littleton/Porter Adventist Hospitals, Littleton, CO (April 2000)

“Beyond Resuscitation: Complications in Trauma Care”: Annual Trauma Conference, Medical Center of Aurora, Aurora, CO (September 1999)

“Resuscitative Fluids in Critical Care”: Critical Care Update, University Medical Center of Florida, Palm Beach, Florida (July 1999)

“Trauma Case Presentations”: Westminster Fire Department, Westminster, CO (June 1999)