Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045


Chris Silliman, MD, PhD

Pediatric Hematology / Oncology

Board Certified


Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

My clinical interests are General Pediatric Hematology and Oncology and Transfusion Medicine,

Care Philosophy

To accurately and quickly diagnose and treat all children with clinical hematology and Oncology diagnoses tempering all patient and patient family contacts with good humor and respect.


  • Pediatric Hematology / Oncology ( 1992 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Cancers

    Pediatric Cancer

  • Blood / Lymphatic System

    Bleeding Disorders, Blood Disorders

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

Hobbies: reading, working out, camping, studying history

Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine (1985)

Undergraduate Schools

BS, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA) (1981)

Graduate Schools

PhD, Tulane University (1987)


University of Virginia Program (1987)

Residency Program

University of Virginia Program (1989)


University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1992)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member

American Association of Blood Banks, Member

American Medical Association, Member

American Physiological Society, Member

American Society of Hematology, Member

Federation of American Society for Experimental Biology, Member

Society for Leukocyte Biology, Member

Research & Grants


Prospective randomized trial of plasma first for trauma, hemorrhage, and the attenuation of TIC (2016)

Trauma Primes Cells (2016)

Analysis and characterization of TIC (2016)

Research Interests for Patients

Transfusion Medicine Sickle Cell Anemia ITP and General Hematology Polycythemia

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 777-6740

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

My clinical interests are Transfusion Medicine with a focus on resuscitation from severe injury, Neutrophil Disorders and function, General Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.

Research Interest for Referring Providers

My most recent research is focused on the acute coagulopathy of trauma, proper resuscitation and the proteome of the transfused components with special emphasis on the infusion of inflammatory mediators.