Gregory J. JurkovichMD
Denver Health has named Gregory Jerome (“Jerry”) Jurkovich, M.D. as the new Chief of Surgery and Trauma Services. Jurkovich will be responsible for managing Denver Health’s Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center, a Level I Trauma Center. The center and its trauma team care for more than 2,000 of the region’s most severely injured patients each year.
Jurkovich replaces Ernest "Gene" Moore, MD/FACS/FCCM/FACN who is serving as Editor in Chief of the prestigious Journal of Trauma. Moore will continue to serve as a trauma surgeon at Denver Health.
Jurkovich comes to Denver Health from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington where is has served as the Chief of Trauma since 1994. He is also a Professor of Surgery at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine.
Jurkovich graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and completed his post-graduate training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.