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Robert McIntyre Jr., MD, FACS

Robert McIntyre Jr., MD, FACS

John and Cynthia Schultz Professor and Chief Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery; Associate Chief Medical Officer for Perioperative Services; University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado

Dr. McIntyre attended Tulane University School of Medicine and completed surgical internship and residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in Surgery and in Surgical Critical Care. He is currently The Cynthia H. and John H. Schultz Professor and Chief of the Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery (GITES). Additionally he is the Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery for Finance and the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Surgery at University of Colorado Hospital. He has published over 225 manuscripts and 57 book chapters. He is the Editor of the textbook Surgical Decision Making. He has given over 200 invited lectures and visiting professor presentations and 150 research presentations. He has served on numerous national committees. He served as President of the Southwestern Surgical Congress and is currently the President of the Western Trauma Association.


Dr. McIntyre is a PI on a grant from Genentech (a COVID-Respiratory Failure Trial) and one from CSL Behring (Hemorrhagic Shock Trial). The money goes to the institution, not to Dr. McIntyre directly.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Antibiotics vs Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis