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Practice Locations

UCHealth Transplant Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct 7th Floor, Aurora, CO 80045


Michael Wachs, MD

Board Certified

Schedule Appointment


Practice Locations

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


UCHealth Transplant Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct 7th Floor, Aurora, CO 80045


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

Transplant Surgery Adult and Pediatric Deceased and living donor transplant Hepatobiliary Surgery

Care Philosophy

I believe in providing excellent and compassionate personal care of my patients. I treat my patients as if they were a member of my own family.


  • Surgery ( 2015 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Kidneys and Urinary System

    Kidney Failure, Polycystic Kidney Disease

  • Surgery

    Kidney Transplant, Liver Transplant, Major Liver (Hepatobiliary), Pancreas Transplant, Transplant

  • Digestive System

    Biliary Surgery, Hepatology (Liver Disorders)

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

Music, Motorcycle riding, swimming

Volunteer Activities

NKF,American Transplant Foundation, ALF

Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1988)

Undergraduate Schools

AB, Harvard University (MA) (1980)

Graduate Schools

MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (1988)


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1989)

Residency Program

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1993)


University of California (San Francisco) Program (1995)

Professional Memberships

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), Member

American College of Surgeons (ACS), Member

American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), Member

American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), Member

Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), Member

International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Member

The Transplantation Society (TTS), Member

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 777-6011

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

Transplant Surgery: Liver, Living Related Liver, Kidney-Cadaveric and Living Related, Kidney/ Pancreas, Major Liver Surgery, Pediatric Transplant Surgery