Practice Locations

UCHealth Lone Tree Medical Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124


Elisa Birnbaum, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certified


Practice Locations

UCHealth Surgical Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct, 6th Floor, Aurora, CO 80045


UCHealth Lone Tree Medical Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124


University of Colorado Cancer Center
CU Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Ct Aurora, CO 80045


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

My clinical interests include surgical management of fecal incontinence, constipation, pelvic floor abnormalities as well as the surgical management of colorectal cancers, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, diverticulitis and anorectal diseases.

Care Philosophy

I believe in a multidiscipline approach to colorectal diseases. I am dedicated to management of colorectal diseases in a minimal approach (robotically and laparoscopically) if possible.


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery ( 1992 , 2011 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Surgery

    Laparoscopic, Robotic

  • Digestive System

    Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis, Motility disorders

  • Cancers

    Colorectal Cancer

Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine (1985)

Undergraduate Schools

BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison (WI) (1981)

Residency Program

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Program (1990)


Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (1991)

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(303) 724-2728

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

My clinical interests include the surgical management of fecal incontinence, constipation and pelvic floor abnormalities working with GI and Urogynocology in a multidiscipline approach. In addition, I am clinically interested in the management of colorectal malignancies, inflammatory bowel diseases and benign colorectal diseases.